Post Tagged with: "politics"

Can we trust the ‘truth’?

The word of the day is “Trust.” Think about it while reading the following comments: “I just don’t trust him (her).” “It’s all the fault of the liberal, left-wing media.” “Breitbart is the soul of racist, misogynistic, fake news posting media.” “Hillary Clinton is a liar and a crook. We can’t trust her on anything.” “Trump is a pathological liar. […]

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Politics sours Christmas spirit

Christmastime is here, but I am feeling like Charlie Brown as he and Linus are about to join the rest of the gang to skate on the ice in, ?A Charlie Brown Christ?mas.? It doesn?t feel like Christmastime. Why? One word: Politics. Maybe two words: Politics and religion. Correction: Make that politics, religion, belief and practice. Two months have passed […]

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So different, yet so similar

So, it?s November, and we all know what that means. Yes, the Christ?mas decorations are going up in store windows, but that was already happening in October. What I am talking about is the increased intensity of the 2016 presidential campaign. Whoopee. I can?t wait. I am both intrigued and frightened by the rise in popularity of ?The Donald.? I […]

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Songs are stuck in my brain

I showed the VBS videos at church this past week for a couple of hours five nights in a row. Now, when I am trying to fall asleep or when I wake up, all I can hear are these songs in my head. ? I came home to a little yellow post card door hanger with even littler print on […]

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It’s ‘full speed ahead’ to…what?

I woke up feeling a bit depressed Wednes?day. I was also sad. And, more than a little frightened. Plus, my feelings were hurt. You see, my choice for governor in Tuesday?s election didn?t make it. He came close, but we all know the only places that counts. I was left feeling a bit down. After all the negative ads I […]

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Down on dirt

We?re coming off another primary election season where, at least for national offices, we?ve seen enough negative political ads to make us puke. Everyone says they?re tired of negative political ads, but the flow doesn?t stop. One would assume that evidence proves campaign ads that criticize the opponent are effective. Yet the jury is out on whether ?going negative? pays […]

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