Category Archives: Current Events

Your Kingdom Come

To say that we live in turbulent times is a vast understatement. The year 2020 brought so much upheaval and suffering that most people were glad to see it fade into the pages of history. However, the calendar may have … Continue reading

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The Value of a Speech

Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s choice to be treasury secretary, had to file disclosure forms as part of her nomination. This process revealed that Yellen collected over $7 million in speaking fees from major financial firms and tech giants over … Continue reading

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Christmas Star

Yesterday, December 21, was the winter solstice. Last night was the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere—the longest night of a dark, dark year. But through the darkest of nights shone a brilliant light. Many are calling … Continue reading

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Elon Musk, the billionaire businessman who founded SpaceX, recently announced that he is moving from California to Texas. Musk has joined the ongoing exodus of successful people who are moving from areas controlled by liberals to places that are more … Continue reading

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Spirited Disagreement

According to a report by the Associated Press, lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other last Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Now … Continue reading

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Empathy

Millions of Jeopardy fans are mourning the loss of the television show’s beloved long-time host, Alex Trebek, who passed away a few days ago after a valiant battle against pancreatic cancer. Trebek seemed to have been born for the role … Continue reading

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No Matter Who Wins

Today is the day that many have been anxiously anticipating (dreading?) for some time—Election Day 2020. Many voters exercised their right early this year. The rest are making the trek to the polls today to decide who will be our … Continue reading

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Day of Encouragement

I wasn’t aware of it until after the fact, but September 12 was “National Day of Encouragement”. If there is anything we need in 2020, it is certainly encouragement! There is no need to go over once again that long … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Sense of Humor

We are now six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has been an unusual six months, to say the least. You never know if someone is simply applying hand sanitizer or wringing their hands over the latest news of … Continue reading

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We Remember

Today is the nineteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attack on the United States. Anyone who is old enough to remember the horrific event will never forget where they were or what they were doing when they first heard … Continue reading

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