Monthly Archives: December 2012

If but only for a day, please put Christmas first today

December 25, 2012
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If but only for a day, please put Christmas first today

Once again, as the world has done for centuries on end, we take today to remember the birth of one Jesus Christ. Once again, I publish a little past with an infusion of some present and lots of hope and prayer for the future. First up are my personal feelings toward this day as embodied…

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Newtown CT a tragedy yes, but don’t compound with gun control agenda

December 15, 2012
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Newtown CT a tragedy yes, but don’t compound with gun control agenda

The Google homepage for Saturday, December 15th 2012 said it perfectly. A small candle under the search box. If there’s a prayer “inbox” in heaven I have no doubt it is overflowing this morning. So much tragedy, so much innocence lost. At times like these words are very hard to come by. Harder still to…

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On 40th anniversary, Apollo 17/Cernan still inspires

December 14, 2012
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On 40th anniversary, Apollo 17/Cernan still inspires

Today is the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan becoming the last human to imprint his presence upon the surface of the moon. Sadly, millions of Americans will go through today knowing neither of the man nor the significance. Since that day, we have added over 3 billion people to our planetary population but…

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Boehner and the fiscal cliff: Put up, shut up, leave and lead (conclusion)

December 10, 2012
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Boehner and the fiscal cliff:  Put up, shut up, leave and lead (conclusion)

Yesterday I suggested that it was far past time to stop the whining and for John Boehner and GOP leadership to grow up when it came to understanding and dealing with President Obama. Today I lay out a simple, put up, shut up, leave and lead strategy, that at least in this ol farm boy’s…

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Boehner and the fiscal cliff: Quit whining, grow up (part 1)

December 9, 2012
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Boehner and the fiscal cliff:  Quit whining, grow up (part 1)

(Publisher’s note: This is part 1 of 2 of some common sense views from the heartland on the topic of the dreaded “fiscal cliff” and how one John Boehner could do himself a world of good if he’d just: Quite whining, grow up, put up, shut up, leave and lead.) Yes, I’m still as disgusted…

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Who to blame for the ‘disgust’ that is the ‘fiscal cliff’?

December 8, 2012
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Who to blame for the ‘disgust’ that is the ‘fiscal cliff’?

Recent polls say a majority of Americans will blame the Republicans if the country goes “over the cliff” of higher taxes and federal government spending cuts come January 1st. Considering that the percentage who said that was around 53% and Obama won 51% of the voting public is it really any surprise? Is it really…

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