SUPERBOWL FUN

Let’s take a break from the serious stuff. Who will win today and by what score? I pick Denver 24-21. There … I’m on record and will celebrate if I’m right and if wrong … well I hope you forget this post. My 7 year old grandson is picking Seattle;…

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AN AMERICAN STORY: A CHILD IN GRIEF

The other day, I saw a picture that ripped at my heart and brought back memories untouched for decades. In the picture, a girl, maybe 8 or so, was standing by a casket; adults were huddled in grief, and the child stood in their midst … with them, yet alone.…

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CHRISTIAN FILM BLACKLISTED

Reportedly, only 4 times in the 86 year history of the Academy Awards has a nomination been pulled from consideration. Now, the title song of the Christian film “Alone Yet Not Alone” has been revoked. The reason cited: the composer who wrote the title song sent out an email trying…

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STATE OF THE MESS

Tonight, President Obama delivers his State of the Union message. What do you want to hear? What do you expect to hear regarding the Economy, Keystone Pipeline, Immigration, Tax Breaks, Health Care, Iran, Afghanistan, or Benghazi? Former Presidential Speechwriter Peggy Noonan wrote in a Wall Street Journal Column, “ No…

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AN AMERICAN STORY: THINGS MOTHER TAUGHT ME

Looking back over my life, I’ve been so Blessed, and I have to admit that for many years, far too many I’m afraid, I never realized nor gave credit to God for those Blessings. One that was so crucial … I had loving, caring parents. In the past, I’ve told…

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BEIBER

Ok, I’ll bite. I really have no interest in Justin or Lohan and the like. Their lives are theirs to live or ruin. The sad fact is too many kids idolize them and want to imitate them. Despite all the riches and success, this is still begins as a parental…

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PLAN TO DESTROY TEA PARTY

NY Senator Chuck Schumer says he has a plan to destroy the Tea Party Schumer says there are two distinct and opposing groups inside the Tea Party. He says the Grassroots members are still fighting for fundamentals. He claims the Rich members are only pushing agendas for personal gains and…

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AN AMERICAN STORY: HEROES

Over the years, I’ve lost count of how many times in a newsroom when I had to strike the word “hero” from a story. Sometimes there would be intense resistance from news managers. They would argue: The word hero … “sells” the story better. Calling someone a “hero” makes them…

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CREDIBILITY TEST

You build credibility over time by actions that prove you are to be trusted. Today, President Obama promised new restrictions and changes when it comes to the US spying on Americans and foreign leaders. So do the promises appear credible? Question to foreign leaders: Were you told that if you…

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FIGURES DON’T LIE …..

But liars figure. Mark Twain’s quote certainly applies to the number “enrolled” in ObamaCare. Today, a representative of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services admitted that the Administration has no idea how many “enrolled” have actually paid their premiums. The CMM spokesman also testified to Congress that the payment…

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