Let that gift be you

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Growing up in the seventies and eighties one of the more common sayings was “if you don’t have anything nice to say, say nothing at all.” Not only was this a wonderful lesson in self-control it also helped to keep the disease known as gossip under wraps. That was then, […]

In Memoriam

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How do you say thank you, to humans you’ve never met in this world, and never will? How? How do you say thank you to those still on Bunker Hill? At Gettysburg? Those still on the beach at Omaha or Normandy? Those still located around the 38th Parallel. How do […]

Mother’s Day

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Everyday something new, and quite frankly bizarre, seems to happen in these United States. Each morning “and as I rise” (Alabama) I no longer check to see whether there is  “new” news.  There doesn’t seem to be an original thought on television anymore and the humor has disappeared completely. Everyday […]

Breaking the law is no longer a crime

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James Comey sat in front of the world and stated that Huma Abedin had committed multiple crimes and yet not one politician called for her indictment. Not one. Comey furthered his part of ruining America and proving that emasculation does indeed physically exist by proclaiming to be “mildly nauseous”. His […]

Liberals in La La Land

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Liberals before the Obama “red line” in Syria was enforced: “Trump is a misogynistic, racist, homophobic, bigot who was elected because of Vladimir Putin.” Liberals after: “The bombs are beautiful (cue Brian Williams), Mr. Trump is now our President. Vladimir who?” Liberals 24 hours later: “Trump is getting us into […]

Firing with both fists

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Courage is not assertion without fear. Courage is assertion in spite of fear and comes in many forms, shapes, and sizes. I was reminded of this a few days ago while having a conversation. The individual I was speaking with was making jokes after receiving yet another round of chemotherapy. […]