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The Thought For the Day – February 4, 2016

…the spirit of inquiry was alive here, and where it has free existence, ignorance cannot last.                                                 … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 3, 2016

The dreams that draw humanity forward seem always to be redeemed, if we believe in them strongly enough and pursue them with diligence and courage. – Richard Nixon   Richard Nixon, of course, has a lot to answer for. He … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day – February 2, 2016

It was the blood stained gate, the entrance to the hell of slavery, through which I was about to pass. – Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave The incident that inspired this passage comes from a … Continue reading

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A Peaceful America, A Peaceful World

Last time we talked we discussed the four things I want for our country. I want them as an America citizen, not only because I am a candidate for party’s US Senate nomination. In case you missed it, here they … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – February 1, 2016

Fortune had betrayed him for the moment, and the world had turned against him. Victory was slipping from his grasp even as he stretched out his hand to seize it. But his arm was long.           … Continue reading

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Capsule Book Review!

CAPSULE BOOK REVIEW: Walking Shadow By Robert B Parker – We’ve been reading Spenser novels for a very long time, and we would’ve sworn we had read all of them, so it was a treat when we picked this one up … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – January 31, 2016

Great necessities call out great virtues…                                                        – Abigail Adams   Had the times … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – January 30, 2016

Carpentier did it again!, a second time, and this was the blow perfected by a lifetime of training…it rocked Dempsey to his heels, but it broke Carpentier’s hand. His best was not enough. – Heywood Braun   Heywood Braun was … Continue reading

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Let’s Do It Again

Last year at our state convention I announced my intention to run for our US Senate nomination this year. Earlier this month our good friend Lily Tang Williams announced her candidacy for our US Senate nomination as well. Good. As … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day/January 29, 2016

In Profiles in Courage he had been the one delivering the verdict, praising eight senators for possessing “…the breadth of a man above party or section…and, above all, a deep seated belief in themselves…”.             … Continue reading

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