My son Thomas, First Class Boy Scout, has been working on his Citizenship of the Nation and Citizenship of the World merit badges. Last night, he struggled with the differences between the duties and obligations of a citizen. The merit badge books describe duties and obligations as derived from citizen rights. For example, the right […]
As I told a friend earlier today, I don’t agree with Obama’s politics, but I am aware of and happy for the historic nature of his election. He’s also my president and I want him to be successful. His success comes, however, first at understanding that just under half of the nation did not support […]
Let’s face it, there are people more articulate and with more time on their hands to focus on politics (well, you may question that if you follow me on twitter).
It’s no secret I’ll be voting for John McCain come Nov 4. He’s not a perfect match for the job and there are issues I […]
Someone shared this with me in email:
Once upon a time, on a farm in Virginia , there was a little red hen who scratched about the barnyard until she uncovered quite a few grains of wheat.
She called all of her Democrat neighbors together and said, ‘If we plant this wheat, we […]
Both candidates are running on a platform of change. Ultimately, this speaks to most Americans. Everyone wants…
to pay less taxes (although some feel others should pay more [inserted for attempted fairness]) live a life free of fear from terrorists be less dependent on foreign powers for energy eliminate government corruption feel the government represents […]