Haiku for Charlie

~Ex boyfriend~ Random raunchy romps Remembered reverently Run rampant around!   ~Winter snow~ Cold, crisp, crystalline sparkling star like in the sun Crunching happy homeward

Another option other than Wisconsin's?

The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com All teachers fired at R.I. school. Will that happen elsewhere? All the teachers at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island were fired by the board of trustees this week. More such...

Food for Thought? Hmmm!

The father of our Constitution mentions in one of the publications written in defense of the proposed constitution a maxim appears to have been well known at the time.  It shines a light on why the term in office is not the same for each of the...

FDR on what is happening today

FDR has something very relevant to the say about what is going on in the states with the public sector unions.  It might surprise you but he would not be on the picket line with the unions.  In a letter to the  president of the National Federation of...

Constitution's most abused phrase!

In my opinion that is found in the Preamble of the Constitution.  That phrase is "to promote the general Welfare".  As it was used at the time of writing welfare had the meaning of "happiness or prosperity".  If one looks at that entire clause you...

Our House at work!

The new house of representatives has gotten down to work and in the last 2 days has voted (bipartisanly) to defund a few of the Progressives pet agendas and take back some of their power from the Executive Branch! 1. They have defunded any...

Imature Schoolyard Behavior!

It makes me see red to hear some one say that by abrogating their responsibility that the Democrats of Wisconsin are defending our Representative Republic.  The citizens of Wisconsin elected them to decide on and vote for policies that would govern...

Rule of Law or Rule of Men?

Our Government was premised on the philosophy that man was capable of ruling himself! The driving force behind the American Revolution was a desire for the rule of law over the rule by men.  This was the idea that the law was stable and firm not...

A sense of Community!

A National Treasure Rises From The Ashes   By Laura Ingle On February 15, 2011 @ 8:01 AM In Business, Economy Since 1923, artisans and craftsmen at the Wendell August Forge in Grove City, Pennsylvania have been...

To the denizens of Thoughts!

Valiant wordsmiths, Amiable musicians, Laughing debaters, Engaging rogues, Nattering ones, Talented artists, Intriguing to me, Near to my heart, Enter my life. Be Mine!

Who was Benjamin Banneker

     Benjamin Banneker was born a free Black on a tobacco plantation near Baltimore in 1731.  Although he received little formal education (his grandmother taught him to read), this was no handicap to a man with his work ethic and his intense desire...

Do you know America?

Much of what we think we know about the structure of our country has become distorted over time here are some that are frequently heard. Are we a democracy? - - Many think we are a Constitutional Democracy.  Well no, we are not.  A Democracy is...

For Whom the Bell Tolls

We all know the line but do we really know what it came from yes a very famous poem written 1624 by John Donne, titled: For Whom the Bell Tolls "No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the ...

Brother's Theory of Normal

Theorum:  It is normal to be crazy! Axiom:  Today's world borders on the insane! Therefore:  It helps to be crazy if one is to survive! Therefore: It is normal to be crazy!   I'm just one of the more normal people you might meet :smile:

Love thy neighbor

The Kindness of our Neighbors January 31, 2011 | 10:27 AM | By Anna Years ago, Mr. Bronson used to surprise Nadine Epstein, who now helps care for him, by pruning and tending to her lilacs; gardening is one of his...

Civility

In the last few days I've seen and heard a lot of talk about civility.  I agree that it would make the exchange of ideas a whole lot easier.  It would, also in my opinion, make the recipient more likely to consider if no accept the differing point...

Two Teen Heros!

The following is a repost of a post by JCWinters with permission! Two 16-year-olds, Mustafa Said and Chris Patino went to the store around 9 PM to buy some candy. Upon hearing a woman scream, they ran down the isle towards the screams to...

Healthy Diet??

What to believe?  Who is the expert?  Why do I now have to question the motives of supposedly impartial scientists? As I was growing up it got so bad that depending on what year you listened eggs were great - eggs were terrible,          milk...

Even a Child

Talk about an unselfish heart for animals!  

Enter the Mayor

Enter the Mayor, though how I got to be mayor is still a bit of a surprise.  My door is always open and I welcome ideas.  My cats, Woody and Asher, are reasonably well behaved. 

There is no greater love . . .

. . . than to lay down one's life for one's friends. Judge John Roll Police: Security Footage Shows AZ Judge Died Saving Another Man     Posted on January 19, 2011 by Jonathon M. Seidl Last week he was called “fair” and “just.” Today,...

The Town that wouldn't say die!

A little town called Wilmington, Ohio. People say that this is Ground Zero for economic hardship in America in a town of 12,000, 9500 jobs were lost when DHL pulled out.  This might have been considered an obituary for a community.  But it is...

An Admirable American on MLK day

Blanche K. Bruce: 1st Full Term Senator from Mississippi after the Civil War -  U.S. Senator: A short biography of Senator Bruce would include:    Blanche Kelso Bruce, the son of a black slave and a white plantation owner, was the first...

Nominee 14 January 2011

Anonymous Good Samaritan, Whose thoughtful act ignited a chain of Good Will! Car trouble jump starts string of good deeds Published: Monday, January 10, 2011   Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 By Brad Flory: Jackson Citizen Patriot ...