Monthly Archives: January 2018

Fear

“Ray, people will come Ray. They’ll come to Iowa for reasons they can’t even fathom. They’ll turn up your driveway not knowing for sure why they’re doing it. They’ll arrive at your door as innocent as children, longing for the … Continue reading

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No hard feelings

“No Hard Feelings“- The Avett Brothers When my body won’t hold me anymore, And it finally lets me free, Will I be ready? When my feet won’t walk another mile, And my lips give their last kiss goodbye, Will my hands be steady? When I … Continue reading

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The State of the Division

On Tuesday night Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address. Will I watch it? No, I am hoping TBS will run a Big Bang Theory marathon or maybe I can find back, to back episodes of The Andy Griffith Show … Continue reading

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“Fake News” will defend us and defeat Trump

“In the First Amendment the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfill its essential role in our democracy. The press was to serve the governed, not the governors. The Government’s power to censor the … Continue reading

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Sometimes we must interfere

“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever … Continue reading

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How low can he go?

I have never had any real fascination about the Watergate scandal or even Richard Nixon for that matter. I remember very little about Nixon, Watergate, or 1974 but cut me some slack, I was just 13 years old. I have read G. Gordon … Continue reading

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A cow tail

My Grandfather raised beef cattle on his 250 acre farm, land that his family has owned for 172 years, while also working as a machinist at a lock manufacturer for 40 years. My earliest memories of this farm are of … Continue reading

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