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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 …

“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 …

They called me “The Trail Blazer,” Good Buddy. That was my citizens band radio handle in the summer of 1977, when the hit movie “Smokey and the Bandit” created a CB craze and millions of …

Soaring consumer prices and stubbornly high unemployment are the hallmarks of the Biden economy. The reasons are as obvious as they were predictable, especially for those who dare to venture …

So just how desperate are some Republicans to deny the reality of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol? Desperate enough that 21 of them voted against a slam-dunk of a bill earlier this …

I think I can still hear them partying in the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin and his inner circle are toasting each other with shots of vodka and loud singing. I can’t understand Russian, but I …

During the stay home days of the Covid pandemic last summer, I did a lot of plant propagation.  As a result, I grew a lot of pepper and planted them in large pots.  This year, my husband …

The Democrats’ radical S.1 proposal, better known as the Corrupt Politicians Act, is the most ridiculous legislation I’ve seen since I came to the Senate.  It’s nothing but a political …

Maybe I am getting old. I remember when TV and water were free and pornography cost money. I remember when LGBT meant a lettuce, guacamole, bacon and tomato sandwich. My generation can actually …

Now that Joe Biden and the Democrats are ensconced in Washington, the COVID pandemic is suddenly over. Red states that did not have as many Draconian laws imposed on them by their Republican leaders …

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