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Once upon a time, Democrats and Republicans worked together for the betterment of the country. Yes, I know it sounds crazy. Nowadays they act like they are trying to co-parent a teenager while going …

Last week I attended the funeral service for my cousin, Angie Hinson Morris, at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church at Hinson’s Crossroads in Washington County.  It brought back memories. It …

This week, I am using a reprint of an article published a few years ago.  Since it tis blueberry season again, this one is appropriate. The recent showers have kept the berries producing …

Today in Havana, the Communist Cuban regime is shaking with fear as the people rise up to denounce the oppressive communist rule that has brought ruin to their nation for more than 60 …

The same politicians who mostly killed free checking and debit card rewards programs through government price controls are setting their sights on credit cards – and that means miles, cash back, …

Knock knock. “Who’s there?” “Tony and Joe.” “Tony and Joe who?” “We’re with the government and we’re here to help.” “Get off my property! My father said those …

We must blame it on George Bush the Younger and the hysteria after the 9/11 attacks. He mistakenly gave our government too much power to spy on us through the ironically named “Patriot Act” and other morphing and unaccountable Federal agencies.

What do you call a piece of spaghetti wearing a false mustache? An impasta!All levity aside, there’s nothing funny when someone deceives or lies to us. In fact, there’s no better way to sabotage …

Tiger Woods, who became his own cautionary tale, made his redemptive comeback in 2019 when he won the Masters. It had been 3,950 days since his last major win. It was probably the best comeback story …

“Evil may so shape events that Caesar will occupy a palace and Christ a cross, but that same Christ will rise up and split history into A.D. and B.C., so that even the life of Caesar must be dated …

 I had understood that the old Caryville Work Camp was being used for a Christian ministry, but I learned more when Minister Michael Thompson visited the blueberry farm this week.  He is …

You can become an American citizen by being born in the USA or you can become one by getting “naturalized.” Becoming naturalized is a heck of a lot harder. It not only means having to meet …

Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Coleman was a New York Yankees second baseman who won the 1949 Rookie of the Year award, and in 1950, the World Series Most Valuable Player award. After his playing career …

When hammer-thrower Gwen Berry turned her back on the American flag at the Olympic Trials last weekend, it made me think of Sergeant William Carney. Berry probably doesn’t know who Carney …

Cousin Homer, one of my dad’s 57 first cousins on his mama’s side, was in his thirties and had never had the courage to court a young maiden.  He lived at home on the farm with his Mama …

If we can’t agree on anything else, we can at least agree that America is struggling. Perhaps considering John Adams` words could help get the United States of America back on …

Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to celebrate holidays like Independence Day. For dogs, though, those loud booms and flashing lights aren’t so fun. Some may ask: Why is my dog afraid of …

Vacation Bible School--what memories it evokes! When I was a child, we had two-week schools instead of today’s one-week or three or four days of classes. We marched in, saluted the flags and …

On Wednesday, did I hear the president of the United States say Americans need to get F-15s and nukes if we really want to keep the government in line?I did hear it.Biden apparently was trying to …

With Joe Biden’s presidency nearing the six-month mark, the Republican National Committee sent out a “Biden Report Card”—a poll in which Biden’s performance is graded from A to F. The …

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