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Toast of the Week- November 20, 2015

One shot left.

Make it: unquestionable elation.

Miss it: devastating sorrow.

The last shot.

You’ve run this play a million times in your head. Every possible outcome, every possible contingency, every possible victory, every possible defeat. 57 more words


Here's Why Ted Cruz's Facebook Ad Looks Familiar

If you’re a conservative who uses Facebook, you may have seen a recent ad from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign.

“Mr. President – stop the insults and debate me anytime, anyplace on defending America,” it says. 257 more words

Night at the Museum

“Night at the Museum” (2006) is a perfectly harmless, somewhat entertaining movie that promotes father-son bonding, history appreciation, museums and reading. Ben Stiller stars as the museum night watchman who learns that history really can come alive. 69 more words

Movie Reviews


We heard about the Paris attacks late Friday evening and the Beirut attacks Saturday afternoon.

At one point, I recall thinking, “I don’t want to die. 571 more words

Derring Do

Everything Spiritual: The "New" Berlin Wall

The world has been consumed with all things Paris the past few days.  Facebook and Twitter have lit up with Eiffel Tower peace signs and French flags in a show of support for the city, nation, and people whose lives have been drastically affected by the latest terrorist attacks.   682 more words


Labor, Effort, Energy and Courage

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage that we move on to better things.
Teddy Roosevelt


The Spanish-American War-- American Imperialism and the Unrepeatable Foreign Policy Exercise

In the 1880s, the United States decided– as the oldest and largest nation in the Western Hemisphere– to claim the role of peacekeeper for the region. 958 more words