Category Archives: History

The Heavy Fog of Fear


A few days ago, the intensity of my drive to outwardly disagree with Trump’s hasty actions and foolhardy words went into overdrive when I heard about the Executive Order to ban immigrants. But, it’s not wise to share opinions on social … Continue reading

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I’m a Republican, Not a Sheep


Like lava, this post has been been bubbling and boiling beneath the surface for some time now. If I had to pinpoint, the roiling started about the time Republican candidates signed the loyalty pledge: I, __________, affirm that if I … Continue reading

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A Way of Life


Amazing that today, the 74th anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, all the talk on CNN is about Donald Trump’s proposition that all Muslims be banned from travel to the United States. This follows his suggested surveillance of mosques … Continue reading

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Fear of the Huddled Masses


At first, I felt a sense of security upon hearing that more than half of our nation’s governors have said that Syrian refugees would not be welcome in their states. The day after the terrorist attacks took place in Paris, I … Continue reading

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Liberty and Independence


As we begin our 4th of July celebrations, what better time to think about liberty and independence? Liberty: Freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right of doing, thinking, speaking, etc.,according to choice. Independence: Freedom from the … Continue reading

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