Category Archives: In the News

Out of Strength, Made Weak

Strength is universally appealing. In my mid-teens, a magazine filled with pictures of muscular guys posing on beaches surrounded by beautiful girls caught my attention and led to one of my first major purchases, a set of barbells. I committed … Continue reading

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Weaponizing the Dictionary

Introduction: A Word about the Context ~ As you read this, the Gallagher compound is officially (well, almost) on the road to our new home in Tennessee. The article that follows is a slightly edited piece that we published a couple … Continue reading

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A Legal System Worth Celebrating

Just when it looked like we would never see another newscast that didn’t focus on some aspect of the Coronavirus pandemic, the death of a man while in police custody has, at least temporarily, taken over. As a video of … Continue reading

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Another Look at Kindness ~ A Virtue Worth Reviving

Some time ago I wrote about an event that I found intriguing. It was a simple matter of my wife going out of her way on a busy day to turn aside and offer help to a woman sitting in … Continue reading

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Wanted ~ A Vaccine for the Next Plague

As our “todays” continue to drag into familiar repetitions of the “yesterdays” that preceded them, multitudes across the land and around the world struggle to find reasons for optimism and hope. Recent attempts to insert a positive note with talk … Continue reading

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A Plague With an Ultimate Cure

Like millions of others here and around the world, my wife and I greet the sunrise of every new day with a familiar list of questions regarding the viral plague enveloping our nation and threatening many others. Has there been … Continue reading

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