Thursday, February 27th, 2020 13:03:47

Trump’s Rally Cry

What a week's it's already been. The coronavirus is spreading in Asia and has moved into Europe, disrupting conferences and businesses. Stocks fell over 6% in the first two days of the week, and the Democratic National Committee held a....

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Thursday, February 20th, 2020 19:34:13

You Really Don’t Know it All

We have two dogs as part of our household. Bunny is a 20-pound rescue whom our daughter, Maggie, found seven years ago. Bunny is quick, excitable, fun and can jump a very long way. She likes getting petted and will....

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Thursday, February 13th, 2020 14:42:08

Trump’s Fabulous Autumn

Two states, Iowa and New Hampshire, have taken part in the 2020 Democratic nomination process. The Iowa Democratic caucuses were a debacle. The technology didn't work; the results had to be re-tallied; and with the delay, the final results didn't....

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Thursday, February 6th, 2020 16:32:54

Let’s Be the Better Example

We've had enough political news in half a week to last a month or more, but we know the velocity will only increase until the election. On Monday, Republicans and Democrats in Iowa participated in caucuses. President Donald Trump won....

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Thursday, January 30th, 2020 14:04:11

‘Let the Public Decide’

Last November, I encouraged readers to approach the national challenge of impeachment with thoughtfulness, confidence, purpose and empathy. Unfortunately, most Americans appear to have approached it with ranting and raving in either agreement or disagreement. But we still have time....

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Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 15:10:14

Focus and Execution

This week, the juxtaposition between the Senate impeachment trial against President Donald Trump and his address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is surreal. The first is an attempt to remove Trump from the presidency; the second was....

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Thursday, January 16th, 2020 12:57:30

Freedom and Facts

We need to differentiate between experiences and facts. We know that our individual perspectives affect how we experience events, but do they also affect the underlying facts? The answer is no. Facts are facts.

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Thursday, January 9th, 2020 12:56:56

Media Accountability

Late last January, a short video showing Catholic high school boys and an indigenous drummer in Washington created a media and social media flurry. The video documented a confluence of two marches (the March for Life and the Indigenous Peoples....

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Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 14:14:41

2020 Vision

If you have 20/20 (or better) vision, you probably don't even think about seeing -- unless you previously had worse vision. If your vision has declined over the years (as mine has), you probably wish for the times when you....

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Thursday, December 26th, 2019 15:58:37

Happy Almost New Year

Christmas is a special time in our family. Our daughter, Maggie, loves decorating the tree, and her brother, Robert, is now tall enough to decorate the top third -- that Maggie and I cannot reach. The highlight of the season....

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