Monthly Archives: May 2013

Obama at National Defense University tells terrorists: War’s over, you win, we quit

May 30, 2013
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Obama at National Defense University tells terrorists: War’s over, you win, we quit

President Obama has put terrorists around the world on notice. The “war” on terror is over and they’ve won. Because America, at least under Obama, just doesn’t see you as a threat worth fighting any more. His own record shows that Obama has never been a strong Commander in Chief. From his month’s long dithering…

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Memorial Day, the most important day

May 27, 2013
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There are 365 days in a year. This one, this last Monday in May is the most important. Without the men and women whom we remember today, all the other days are but a generation away from folding into one oppressive year after another. For it is the nature of some to prefer power to…

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The Turner Case: First impressions from the morning after

May 26, 2013
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The Turner Case:  First impressions from the morning after

(Publishers note: From the category, “the first impression is the lasting impression” I am publishing the email I sent early Friday morning to a District taxpayer who made the mistake of asking my thoughts on the Turner hearing. Except for minor editing of personal references it appears as written. Un-spellchecked and un-proofed for grammar, just…

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The Turner Case: Joplin School District hearing shows fine line between fact and fiction

May 26, 2013
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The Turner Case:  Joplin School District hearing shows fine line between fact and fiction

Joplin East Middle School creative arts teacher Randy Turner’s hearing before the Board of Education Thursday put  both and fiction on trial. After 12 hours of testimony this past Thursday, there are really only two things we know for certain: Joplin RVIII school district C.J. Huff and his administration want East middle school teacher Randy…

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Two days or two years, Joplin & Moore remain ‘strong & proud’

May 22, 2013
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Anniversaries are supposed to be joyous, celebratory occasions. But sadly for reasons we will never know, far too many “anniversaries” are reserved for tragedies and pain. From acts of war, December 7th, 1941 and September 11, 2001/2012 to dates of natural disaster. Joplin, Missouri May 22, 2011 and a new date added to the calendar…

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Obama under Marine umbrella is perfect symbolism

May 19, 2013
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The symbolism of President Obama calling in the Marines to hold umbrellas for him and Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan during their Thursday press conference has not been missed on those that don’t have their eyes glossed over in perpetual adoration of their Dear Leader. One of those millions is a gentleman who calls himself the…

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