Category Archives: Political

Did You Watch the First Presidential Debate?

I caught the last segments of the presidential debate Monday night. It was a bit disappointing for me. I suppose everyone who reads my blog probably realizes that I am not a Clinton advocate at all. From the beginning I did not … Continue reading

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What is this Confederate flag controversy anyway?

Recently there has been an upsurge in controversy over the Confederate flag and it’s removal from not only state houses but even private citizens access to one.  Now there is a long history surrounding the flag. Everyone seems to be … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Independence Day

This past weekend was the annual celebration of our country’s independence. An old friend from years past posted a copy of the Declaration of Independence on Facebook. I read it again.  My thoughts were turned to what the authors of that document … Continue reading

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My take on public assistance

Recently there have been a lot of people posting on Facebook posters or commentary condemning poor people who receive public assistance. I suppose there are those who are “milking the system” but I do not believe the vast majority of … Continue reading

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What’s all the Hoopla About?

Really, what is all the hoopla about? I have been reading many articles and posts regarding the Supreme Court ruling that all states have to recognize same sex marriage.  The people for whom this is a ‘big win’ are celebrating, … Continue reading

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Justice for all?

I’ve had an eye opening revelation that has changed my belief in the American justice system. I used to believe that the justice system generally works well and justice is served. Well, there is a young man I know for … Continue reading

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