Choose to Stand

I guess I’m one of those people who just don’t get it.  I know who started the latest trend of protesting our national anthem.  Colin Kaepernick chose to sit on the bench rather than stand at attention.  Why?  Well, it’s because he is “not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for … More Choose to Stand

All or Nothing

I think I’ve figured out one of the biggest reasons the world seems to be on fire.  People have forgotten how to compromise.  We live in an all or nothing world, and it’s killing us.  We must all agree on everything or we can’t be friends.  We have to belong to the same religion or … More All or Nothing

Grow Up, America!

Okay, let’s take a time out for a second.  This was the strangest election we’ve ever seen.  After all, these are strange times.  Now, I could give you a run-down of the facts and figures.  I could  put down a pretty good argument with my viewpoint for your pleasure or discomfort.  Frankly, nobody cares what … More Grow Up, America!

A Citizen’s Right

I hope you researched your candidates.  I hope you’re up to date on current events.  I hope you looked at the big picture before a ballot was cast.  Voting based on a single issue is so short sighted.  I hope you payed attention in history classes.  As Edmond Burke once said, “Know your history, or … More A Citizen’s Right

Broken System

The school system is failing our kids in a lot of ways.  I’ve seen it firsthand in our local district.  After volunteering at the school, I can tell you that a lot of changes have helped our kids, however.  Our school fed our kids breakfast at no cost to the parents thanks to Title I … More Broken System