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Who’s Really Waging the War on Women?

I’ve spent the last few days mad as hell and kicking the dog. Well not really, I don’t have a dog. It’s always the “last straw” that gets under your skin and turns one into a raving maniac. This time it wasn’t Honey Boo Boo who made me do it—It was Hillary Clinton!

Abortion – The Third Rail of Politics

This is our Great Granddaughter due to arrive in October. She is not a BLOB OF TISSUE as abortionists in Planned Parenthood facilities would like you to think. She is tiny and priceless in...


“Ah, but a man’s REACH should exceed his grasp—or what’s a heaven for?” In my junior year of high school I was presented with this quote from a Robert Browning poem and assigned to...

Uniter or Divider?

Seven years ago a black man was elected president of the United States of America. Barack Obama won an overwhelming victory that was heralded as historic and a sign of changing race-relations in the United States. It was proof that the United States was not a racist nation.

Let’s Play Pretend

I was born Hawaiian and named Kamalei which means “beloved child”. This is a photo of me between two of my aunts (Leilana and Anela) taken in 1940 in Honolulu. We lived on a pineapple plantation that my grandparents owned just off Kamehameha Highway in Oahu.

Let Children Be Children!

Remind me please! I must stop watching early morning news before I get out of bed; it can ruin a day before it even begins. This morning I caught a bit about taxpayer-funded PBS (Public Broadcasting System) pushing to teach sex-ed to 4-year-olds. When did sanity leave this planet?

PC be Damned!

Let’s talk! No let’s not talk – we might offend someone! My friends would never accuse me of not speaking my mind, but far too often I have been ‘hushed’—asked to give up my first amendment right to free speech because ‘Mary Sue’ might not agree with what I’m saying. Really???