Category Archives: Commentary

Items of Interest

Items of interest. Please vote today, even though it may be inconvenient. Re: Texas. It is guns, not mental illness. Re: Texas. Prayer and compassion. Commerce secretary Wilber Ross needs to tell what happened to his pledge to divest his investments. From the Washington Post: Alan Frumin, who served as Senate parliamentarian until 2012, says the Senate needs a “critical mass of responsible adults” to function effectively. “Mar-a-Lago won permission from the Labor Department to hire 70 foreign workers. The request is six times higher…

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We used to be…

There used to be negative people and positive people. We each had opinions and we expressed them. The negative people seemed to be opposing, sometimes belligerent, always with a clinched fist, or at least the perception of a clinched fist in any passionate discussion or argument. The positive people seemed to be open, willing to have a passive discussion and always seemed to have an open hand ready for a handshake and an open mind to engage in a conversation of shared disagreement. Then something…

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The Bed Of Life

I heard difficult news from a friend recently; a loved one is going through the cancer difficulty. It reminded me of some things we need to think about before we are too preoccupied to think about them. There are some choices we might want to make before we can’t make them. I am talking about death and dying. An uncomfortable subject for most people. Writer Robert Test did his thinking, and this is what he wrote: “After I die, don’t call it my deathbed. Let…

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Please!

Please, Mr. President, bring us together. Politicizing New York’s terror attack, as you have done, helps accomplish the stated goals of ISIS and other terror organizations. A divided America is their goal. It was not Senator Schumer’s doing that the lottery program in question was formed. It was a cooperative bipartisan effort formed under the Bush administration. Do you think the American public will believe every lie you say? Good grief, I hope your answer is not yes.

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