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August Already??

Busy, busy girl!  I can’t even remember what the last blog I wrote was…. I’ve been swamped at work..(very good thing).  Survived round 2 of layoffs.  We did lose a person in our department, but she took a position with … Continue reading

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20 Questions

20 Questions about 45 Precious Words By Gayle Beck It’s surprising how often issues in the news relate directly to freedoms guaranteed to us in the U.S. Constitution. So today, we’re looking more closely at the First Amendment to the … Continue reading

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Argentina Allows Same-Sex Couples to Marry

Argentina has become the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage. After a reported 14 hour debate that ended today, the Senate passed the bill that gives gay and lesbian couples not only the equal right to marry, but … Continue reading

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Pledge of Allegiance Ban

This is soooo irritating.  First, it’s the veteran & his wife who are threatened with eviction if they don’t take down their American flag out of their window… & now schools are just completely banning American flags & the Pledge of Allegiance.    … Continue reading

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Immigrants Get It?

Immigrants Get Our Greatness — Do We? By Charita Goshay I recently attended a naturalization ceremony hosted by Stark County Common Pleas Court Judge Taryn Heath during which 16 people from 14 countries became citizens. The blend of languages, cultures … Continue reading

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Broken Records

“At the end of this decade, in the year 1980, the United States will not be dependent on any other country for the energy we need to provide our jobs, to heat our homes, and to keep our transportation moving.” … Continue reading

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Opinions Please

I don’t know how to post the video without a URL, but the link is below.  Please click & watch this video.  I’m curious to know what you think about this Seattle police officer punching an unruly, young woman in the face. … Continue reading

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