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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 …

It’s normal these days to applaud the return to normality. But I’m going to miss some of the abnormal stuff we’ve been doing during the pandemic. The Top 10 things I hate to lose: 10 - Home …

Sunday made D-Day plus 76 years. And on Memorial Day last week we honored and mourned all the men and women who’ve died while serving in our military. So maybe it’s a good time for …

After more than a year of strict COVID mandates, my state has triumphantly reopened. But, some argue, we better think twice before we offer a celebratory handshake.On Memorial Day, Pennsylvania began …

You may have heard the proverb, “Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you’ll feed him for a lifetime of crushing debt after he buys the boat, trailer, …

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the 80-year-old, lifelong Washington bureaucrat, has been wrong on COVID about as much as he has been right. Yet he projects being wrong with the same conviction as when he …

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