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I went to church today, Ash Wednesday, with my mother. We arrived on time and I said hello and shook hands with Mike, the usher usually stationed on the east side of the church. We took our place in the last pew of the front section of the church, prayed the Confitor, listened […]

Ellen’s Accessories: An Immigrant’s Story

The year was 1952, and the “forgotten” war had morphed into a stalemate, concentrated in and around the Korean 38th parallel. Names designating battles like White Horse, Old Baldy, Triangle Hill and Mig Alley were becoming inked into the history books in blood as the casualties on both sides mounted. Intransigent military commanders, government leaders […]

The Grant Tax Plan

If Pollution makes you Seethe, Tax the Air that we all Breathe, and to Show how Fair I Play, the More you Make the More you Pay.

Before you Start to Scream and Shout, Sleeping would be a Time Out. To better Explain my Perception, Snoring might be the Exception.

How Would I compute a […]

Travis County, Texas Judge Sarah Eckhardt should be Terminated for Pussy Hat Incident

Recently, Travis County, Texas Judge, Sarah Eckhardt chose to wear a pussy hat to her court room to show her support for the Women’s March. The hat itself is made of pink knitted yarn, has small cat ears, and was worn by thousands of women who participated in the nationwide march on January 21 […]

Respect for the Flag

Recently there have been reports of United States flags found in trash bags. While the details may be sketchy as to how or why they wound up in trash bags it raises concerns. Our flag has been a symbol of pride since the beginning of our country and it deserves respect. While our country may […]

The Purpose of Executive Orders

The President or governors of states issue executive orders. These types of orders are not limited to the United States though they are not called the same thing in other countries. This article will discuss the purpose of executive orders at either the federal or the state level. Many people know that executive orders are […]

The Rights of Voters and Political Parties

An issue has surfaced for what I feel is unique regarding delegates for the upcoming political conventions. The voters of Florida and Michigan regarding the assignment of delegates are currently not being recognized by the Democratic Party. This is something that needs to be addressed not only for the current issue but the principle involved. […]

The Relationship between your doctor and your insurance company

This article is about insurance companies and how decisions are made concerning their subscribers. It must be stated in the beginning that there are many fine insurance companies and doctors who make proper decisions concerning the health of their subscribers. This article is not about those who make such proper decisions. The decision making process […]

Are our rights being restricted concerning religion?

Religious and holiday freedom today are important topics, which needs to be discussed. We as individuals should voice our opposition to any movement anytime to curtail or restrict our rights granted under the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The first amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides freedom of religion. The exact language is as […]

Is there integrity in gas prices?

Today there seems to be a never ending saga of gas prices going up and down. Is there any integrity in the constant changing prices? All companies have a right to make a profit but the question in this situation is who is making the profit and is it reasonable. The constant change of gas […]