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Change and Politics and You

Change and politics don’t mix. They don’t mix in government and they don’t mix in business. We don’t like to talk about politics. It’s taboo. Oh well, here we go anyway. 529 more words


Ranch Might Have Been US "Tahrir" Square

I wasn’t available for comment this weekend, but the Bundy Ranch “stand-off” got my attention. I hope it got a whole lot of people’s attention. 301 more words


Guard Your Lips (April 13)

April 13
Guard Your Lips

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 53:1-6 | Josh 7:16-9:2 | Luke 16:1-18 | Proverbs 13: 2 -3

Today’s Scripture Focus: Proverbs 13:2-3… 191 more words

The Nukes of Hazard on Able TV

We all know the story about how the United States and the Soviet Union almost began lobbing nuclear weapons at each other over a dispute in Cuba and how a politician with nerves of steel stood up to the Kremlin and saved us all from death, destruction, and miserable short lives for anyone who survived such a war. 1,810 more words

Governance by Idiots

What is wrong with the American system of government?

Nothing and everything!

On the surface, the idea of self-governance is a wonderful one. I own myself, I should be allowed to make decisions for my community and my state and my nation. 195 more words


Raising Taxes on Nicotine - Always a good thing?

I know that this next blog will be seen by many, particularly those individuals who working within the addictions field, to be blasphemous in nature, but a question needs to be asked: what are the unintended consequences of raising taxes on tobacco? 1,296 more words

Substance Use

Do We Still Feel Safe in Gun-Free Zones?

We’re all reeling from the latest Ft. Hood shooting. It’s a tragedy. Four people are dead, including the shooter, and it seems so senseless, given that this was a military base where the employees presumably have small-arms training and are allowed to carry guns … in war zones. 268 more words

Common Sense