Only in America (Not the Brooks & Dunn Song)

An email forward from this morning… Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $40,000 a plate campaign fund raising event. Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when we have a black President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of…

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The Hypocrisy of the Politicians’ Drug War

Penn Jillette tells it as it is, with colorful language to boot: He sounds upset there at the end, eh? We all should be. Obama, Bush, Clinton, etc., are, by the standards they set for society and international states, criminals a hundred times over (perhaps even capitally so). The above reminds me of a quote:…

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The Blessed

My grandmother’s obituary showed up in the Tri-Cities Herald this morning. The level of accomplishment in this woman’s life is astounding. She defined success in the eternal sense for her kids and grandkids, and I am far better for having known her. Forgive the personal bent to the blog for the past few days. This…

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Requiescat in Pace

Mother of 9, Grandmother of 44, and the only person I know who I am certain made it to heaven died last Wednesday. She will be missed here, but deserves to be there. This one still hasn’t hit me yet, but she was the last grandparent I had. Prayers would be appreciated (though I am…

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