We Must Demand the Truth!

We Must Demand the Truth!

Back in the days of elementary school, I remember being taught about the propaganda being printed in the newspapers in Communist countries.  I was horrified to think that those poor little Russian children were being fed untruthful information.  I remember thinking how fortunate I was to live in a nation where people were free to [...]

Your vote is more important than you think

Your vote is more important than you think

Religion and politics! It’s absolutely mind boggling to think that these two words define two things that have the power to destroy friendships, families, and entire nations.  There is nothing more likely to make my blood boil right now than simply turning on my television or my radio.  Even if I just want to get [...]

Reapply our Founding Principles

Reapply our Founding Principles

We will not try to replace our founding principles. We will reapply our founding principles. ~ Paul Ryan If you haven’t heard it, you need to listen to Paul Ryan’s speech given at the Republican National Convention recently.  He had a lot of good common sense things to say.  We don’t need to redefine the [...]

You Didn’t Build That!

You Didn’t Build That!

YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT To be sung to the tune of “I Shot the Sheriff” by Bob Marley Written by James Pennington You didn’t build that But I swear I’m gonna take it from you, oh yeah!  Yeah! You didn’t build that But now I’m really gonna take it from you! Yeah!  All around in [...]

Why vote?

Why vote?

It’s election day and you need to take a few minutes and cast your vote. You may not be thrilled with your choices, but at least you have a choice. If you don’t cast your vote, then you really don’t have the right to complain later on about who is serving in office. We can’t [...]

Move over Claudia Joy!

Move over Claudia Joy!

April 14, 2011 ~ Yesterday, forty expectant military moms received a “well-deserved” baby shower through the combined efforts of Operation Shower, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Second Lady Jill Biden.  Martha Stewart was on hand to teach the art of preserving memories through scrapbooking.  Each of the forty moms received donated gifts totaling $1000 for [...]

Pay Congress What We Pay the Troops

Pay Congress What We Pay the Troops

April 8, 2011 ~ While we are all discussing the possible government shutdown and the affected government paychecks, I’d like to point out that freshmen lawmakers earn five times the amount of first year military officers.  Lawmakers salaries are ten times the amount paid to first year enlisted service members. Though some lawmakers have pledged to return their paychecks to [...]