Category Archives: Commentary

Kentucky rules!

My question to America is this: How and why do we allow a single senator from Kentucky to control a path of America’s future? He refused to let President Obama Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, ever to get a hearing before the Senate delaying a possible liberal justice from ever becoming a member of the Supreme Court. McConnell has never run for national office, nor does he represent a majority of American citizens. He is one of two Senators in the 26th ranking state. Because…

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A question on life’s value

I was sitting reading by a big picture window when a Downy Woodpecker hit the window with a loud slam. The Downey’s are the smallest of the Woodpecker family in North America. I went out on the deck and the little bird was breathing heavily and writhing. I was at a loss at what to do. I did not want to frighten it further by rushing to its side. I tried to send it healing thoughts of love and compassion, but quickly it turned over…

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More on the Childen

I know there are many sides to every story. I know it more than most. My heart will not let this story go. I know that the only side of this story I hear now; the only side of this story I feel now are the pleadings, desperate cries of children calling for their “Daddy” or “Mommy.” Those cries transcend laws, both the made-up political laws and the real statues that enable current interpretation to sanctify cruelty under the guise of protecting America. When laws…

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Children ripped from their families

I am appalled. I am ashamed of my country. I am angry at a policy that is inhumane and an affront to the sacredness of family. I am alarmed that the United States of America cleaves children from their parents who cross our borders to seek a better life. In plain and simple words. It is wrong. It is cruel. It must stop. Where is the once sturdy backbone of America? Where is the outrage? Where is the indignation? Where is the ethic of compassion?…

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