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Decency

                                      nd so it is a movie about a people of a certain time, a people who knew who they were, a people who firmly understood their culture and their obligations to it, and...

Who Better Serves The Poor?

haven’t fallen off the face of the earth—been rather introspective since October 19th.  My last Blog was written in the midst of experiencing “One Hell-of-a Head Splitting Election!” And then on November 8th the...

Hillary’s Experience – Woops! I Mean Baggage

he Democratic Convention has ended.  I watched every minute in breathless anticipation.  On the second evening former President Clinton gave a speech to endorse his wife, Hillary.  It seemed wierd to me that a...

TRADITION!

n May 30th we celebrated Memorial Day to remember and honor the men and women who died while serving in our Country’s armed forces.  It is a TRADITION—an American TRADITION that began after the...

What I Believe In…

here was a book on the shelves at Grandma and Grandpa’s farm that held a fascination for me. It sounded rather biblical—East of Eden. I soon learned that it was not a book to...

MILLENNIALS – JUST SAYIN’

  So much is happening with Election 2016 that it’s a challenge to begin blogging again! But blog I must about a BIZARRE PHENOMENON occurring out there in our election world—bizarre and frightening at...

Dear Grandchildren – History You Should Know

I contemplated how to begin this Blog until I replied to a note Illinois Senator Mark Kirk sent regarding his concerns about the Iranian Nuclear Deal. He asked me to take a moment to...

Trans-Pacific Partnership? No!!!

Exceedingly important negotiations are currently happening involving 40% OF WORLDWIDE TRADE between the United States and twelve countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Land of the Free?

Can you remember that stirring of patriotism in your gut you felt the first time you heard our National Anthem? I don’t remember the first time I heard it, but I’m sure I got goose bumps.

Treasure Your Vote

It can be debated whether we as citizens of the United States have a Constitutional “Right” to vote, but the “Privilege” to vote cannot be debated. And like so many privileges it is too often taken for granted

Dear New Zealand, I’m Sorry

Dear New Zealand, I remember the day we flew into Wellington from Auckland. It was a beautiful sunny day and looking down on the ground as we flew toward our destination, I was overwhelmed...