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Christmas At The Gas Station

This is one of those Facebook “shares”…. in fact, you may have read it before. While I cannot take credit for writing it, this is a great reminder of what we are celebrating. May God bless each of you, and Merry Christmas! The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve.… Read More »

The Public Swimming Pool: A Summer Respite or Communal Bathtub?

New Survey Finds Majority of American Adults Skip the Shower before Getting in the Pool, Contributing to an Unhealthy Swimming Experience WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Memorial Day approaches heralding the summer pool season, a new survey on swimmer hygiene conducted by the Water Quality & Health Council (WQHC) finds that although nearly all Americans (93 percent) say… Read More »

Sen. Tom Coburn: Tax Payers Subsidizing Millionaires

A few days ago, I heard a little snippet on the radio about John Bon Jovi receiving farm subsidies from the federal government. I was busy writing another article, so I jotted down a note to remind me to look into this. Frankly, when I heard the report I was both shocked and skeptical at… Read More »

Former AG Shredded Evidence, 58 Criminal Counts Proceed Against Planned Parenthood

Olathe, Kansas, Nov. 9, 2011  — District Attorney Steve Howe asked today that 23 felonies and 26 misdemeanors against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri be dismissed because evidence that could have supported the charges of manufacturing evidence had been destroyed. However 58 criminal charges related to failure to determine viability and unlawful late-term abortion… Read More »

You Will Never Be Forgotten

A bright and beautiful Tuesday morning, 8:46 am was the moment the world we knew ceased to exist. Sixteen minutes later, there was no doubt in any of our minds that America The Beautiful was under attack! It was indeed a day like no other! Ten years ago, our world was forever changed. Two strong… Read More »

9/11 + 10

It has been ten years, three children, and a marriage since terror, grief, anger, fear, and an overwhelming helplessness filled me all at once, for the first and only time in my life. There are thousands, maybe tens of thousands or more, posts about September 11, 2001, being written and posted right now. I would… Read More »

NASA Lands in Colorado With International Space Station Events

HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA will share the accomplishments, promise and opportunities for research aboard the International Space Station through an exhibit and a series of events in Colorado during September and October. NASA will display its newest exhibit, “Destination: Station,” at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver. The exhibit will be open… Read More »

And The Winners Are: Ugliest Houses in America

DALLAS, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The people of America have spoken by casting their votes in the 2011 “Ugliest House of the Year” contest.  The winners are featured at www.TheUgliestHouse.com. The contest is sponsored by HomeVestors of America, Inc., known as the “We Buy Ugly Houses®”company, with participation from franchises in various U.S. markets. “We’re proud to sponsor… Read More »

Foster Home Needed for Military Kitties

When our service members are deployed, they’re frequently unable to find a temporary home for their pets and are forced to leave them with an animal shelter. Guardian Angel For Soldier’s Pet is a nonprofit organization created to help find foster homes for these pets so that service members may be reunited with them upon… Read More »

What is Force Protection Bravo

The Department of Defense maintains a system for characterizing terrorist threats to the United States or military facilities. The system triggers an appropriate response by security agencies according to the condition. The force protection conditions (FPCONS) are: Normal – A situation of no current terrorist activity. The only security forces needed are enough to stop the… Read More »

Why Are We So Afraid of God?

Whether you are Catholic or Jew, Baptist or Methodist, Believer or not, there is truth in God’s word: the Bible. Even atheists may learn and then agree on the truths of the bible. Some of the Bible’s teachings are, dare I say it, secular:  “Friends Shape and Sharpen One Another” – Proverbs 27:17 and “True… Read More »