Social Media, Press at it Again in ‘Pearlgate’

What do a string of pearls and a red hat have in common? Some would say they are simply fashion accessories, others would say they represent a cause the individual Continue Reading →

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Goal for 2020 is Abundantly Confusing

Someone recently asked me if I knew the difference between socialism and democratic-socialism. I quickly replied one has more letters. They did not appreciate what they believed was sarcasm. Although Continue Reading →

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Tax-and-Spend Principles do Harm

There are times I wish our Founding Fathers had the foresight to insert the phrase “First do no harm” somewhere near the beginning of our Constitution. It is a phrase Continue Reading →

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D.C. is the Definition of Insanity

How many times have you heard someone say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results? Of course, that is not the Continue Reading →

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Reality TV Takes Over D.C.

The greatest reality TV on the air right now is “The Real Nincompoops of D.C.,” also known as our federal government. Sometimes we find ourselves in a place where there Continue Reading →

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No Right to be Offended

Up until this point I have tried to obey a series of self-imposed rules when writing this column. One was that I would not criticize or (overly) praise a fellow Continue Reading →

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John Knorr’s Recipes

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail This recipe for Mexican shrimp cocktail (coctel de camarones) is fresh shrimp tossed in a homemade sauce with red onion, avocado, cilantro and jalapeno. It’s a light Continue Reading →

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A Christmas Love Story

As a child I did not fully appreciate all the small acts of love that surrounded me every day. As we advance in age it is amazing how what seemed Continue Reading →

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Community Can Learn from KKK Jingle

Over the past few years we have seen news reports regarding school assignments gone wrong. At every grade level there have been times when the topic was unsuitable, usually because Continue Reading →

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Veterans Need More Than our Thanks

Today marks the celebration of Veterans Day in America. Today is the day we set aside to honor those that served in our military. Regardless of branch of service, in Continue Reading →

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