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Accusations, Reporting, and a lack of Consequences

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If you are going to accuse someone of something, you had best be able to back it up.  We have an epidemic in our country today of people both in private and in public positions making accusatory statements that can … Continue reading

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How Different Standards are Eroding our Country.

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  You cannot have one standard for one group of people, another standard for a second group of people, maybe even a third standard for a third group of people, and then award them prestige and honor based upon the … Continue reading

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What is the worth of a person?

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Culture tries to tell us how to measure the worth of a person.  They tell us that their methods are the only ways to truly tell how much an individual should mean to society, which ones are most important, and … Continue reading

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Is Perfection a Criteria for Public Service?

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How long back should we dig into a person’s past in order to assess their current morality and character and ability to faithfully execute a job?  Five years?  Ten years?  Twenty?  The entirety of their life?  Should different actions be … Continue reading

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What our Culture Tells us. (Mini Blog Post)

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Our culture tells us to focus on everything we don’t need to focus on, and ignore all the things we need to focus on.  It tells us we have to participate in everything, and do all the extracurricular events, and … Continue reading

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Do we put off living?

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“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are … Continue reading

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Why Politicians Don’t Understand America

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The following is not a direct quote, but it is very close, close enough that it needs to be cited as such.  The statement is also such a good representation of a large percentage of politicians it needs to be … Continue reading

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Seven Great Books to help kids get ready for Fall!

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There are quite a few great kids’ books and book series out there.  And with the upcoming months of fall and all the holidays that go with them, most of the series have a few selections for you.  This list … Continue reading

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Is Neutrality an Option?

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I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm – neither hot nor cold – I am about to spit you out of my … Continue reading

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Seven Great Middle Grade Reads

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  Well, it happened … Pinterest finally sucked me in.  So sad.  At least they have lots of great book lists there; right???  That’s my excuse anyway.  So I thought I would make up some of my own and see … Continue reading

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