Category Archives: In the News

A Non-Hallmark Mother’s Day, Part 2 ~ Guest Post by Mary Mack

I hope you were able to check out Part 1 of this week’s two-part guest post yesterday, but if you missed it, please give it a read in conjunction with today’s edition. As we announced in yesterday’s introduction to our … Continue reading

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Fighting Corruption ~ A Subterranean Battle

Disgusting vermin have invaded my front yard. And no, I’m not talking about those salesmen who have no grasp of what the “NO SOLICITATION” signs mean and who infiltrate the neighborhood bearing incredible, unheard of offers that we can’t find … Continue reading

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Surviving a Pre-Dawn Raid

“PRE-DAWN RAID” . . . That’s a pretty ominous sounding term, isn’t it? Santa Claus reportedly performs pre-dawn invasions of private residences, but it’s different. He’s accused of gobbling up cookies, hot chocolate, fruit cake, and leftovers that might be … Continue reading

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A Papal Allegation with Hellish Implications

Last week, several news sources, including The Guardian, reported a shocking comment allegedly made by Pope Francis. The Vatican quickly shifted into full-blown crisis management and scrambled to contain the fallout and take counteractive measures. Whether the statement was really … Continue reading

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A Face-to-Face Meeting with the Enemy

We’re approaching Easter, that time of year when nature is coming back to life and our hearts and minds are occupied with optimistic and uplifting themes like resurrection and hope. Dealing with enemies is not a subject I had intended … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Kind of Leftist

For about the first three decades of my life, a “lefty” was a guy who wrote and threw things with what was, from my perspective, the “wrong” hand. I grew up in the country where the words “right” and “left” … Continue reading

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