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CASTRO IS DEAD – NOW WHAT

Like so many Americans, I awoke Friday to the announcement that Fidel Castro had died.  For the Little Havana section of Miami, the mood was festive.  618 more words

GIVE THANKS AND COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

This will appear in the Farmerville Gazette, Farmerville Louisiana, the week of 11/27/2016.

We have just celebrated Thanksgiving and it is hoped that we have all taken time to give thanks for all our blessings.  720 more words

POLITICAL RHETORIC MEETS REALITY

We have just completed a political election that has been as divisive as any in the history of our great nation.  Part of this decisiveness comes from the contempt between the two political parties.  609 more words

A TIME TO GIVE THANKS

This will appear in the Farmerville Gazette, Farmerville, Louisiana the week of 11/20/2016

Last September following Labor Day and right after school began I walked into the Walmart store in Monroe and observed workers putting together the Christmas tree display.  794 more words

REPUBLICAN PARTY MIS-FIRE

The two major Political Parties are continually changing strategy and morphing into a different look as times change.  A case in point is the democratic party of the 1920s as compared to the party today.  517 more words

NOW WHAT

The presidential election is over, thank goodness.  It is time to ask the question about the motives of those running.  Was the election simply a goal to be reached if elected?  609 more words

ANOTHER FOREIGN POLICY FAILURE

While growing up we may be introduced to different countries and cultures through formal education and media sources such as television.  This introduction provides a general understanding into the geography and people of another land.  533 more words