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50 Examples of Diversity: The United States of America

I love California. I am typing this blog right now on my patio. It is mid January and it is 80 degrees outside. The sun, blue skies, warm breeze and palm trees are such a part of my life that I … Continue reading

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The Importance of an Open Mind

I had a chance recently to catch “True Grit” with the family – the remake of the 1972 classic starring Jeff Bridges in the John Wayne role.  Like most, I really liked the original classic, but I was excited about … Continue reading

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Keeping the Season … Free from Politics

Every year we all receive forwarded e-mails with inspirational holiday messages, be it thinking about our troops during the season, “keeping the Christ in Christmas” or remembering the “reason for the season.” They are mostly inspirational messages produced by a … Continue reading

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I will Gladly Pay You in 2085 For Some Benefits Today

I have been researching this blog for a while. I looked at graphs that show our government’s debt, projected debt, current and projected cost of interest on that debt, solvency problems with Medicare and Social Security and the ticking time … Continue reading

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Waiting for Education Reform

My wife and I saw the very good documentary “Waiting for Superman” recently and agreed the film has a lot to say. She has worked in our local school district for nearly a decade as both a teacher and counselor, … Continue reading

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Finding our Common Ground – More than Just a Nice Idea

First off, I want to sincerely thank my friend and Purple Ground blog host Jamie Rudolph for inviting me to join her page for periodic posts.  I so completely support her motivations for these discussions. Political discussion has become rigid … Continue reading

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Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You: Giving in America

Those of us who think that government has grown too large and overstepped the role it was given in our Constitution believe that many things that the government does today were intended to be the role of private citizens, charities, communities, … Continue reading

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