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The “Gift” of a Life?

How do you gift a human life?  Someone’s interpretation of the Bible says you can. Read these stories, Giving my child away because the Bible says I should Six wives and counting If there’s an urgency to destroying radical Islam, … Continue reading

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Neither a Democrat nor a Republican Be…

Not all that long ago, there was a time in this country when people defined themselves, politically at least, as either Republican or Democrat. Voters took pride in entering a voting booth and pulling the master handle to vote for … Continue reading

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Resolutions: The best intentions

The first step is admitting you have a problem. There are few complete truths. One undeniable truth is that New Year’s resolutions are a waste of time. Either you will do something or you will not. Setting some arbitrary date … Continue reading

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Dilemma

This is from a series of short stories I am working on. Posted here for your reading pleasure and review.  All comments welcome. My cell rang. I didn’t recognize the number. Thought about ignoring it, then decided to give the telemarketer some … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Lie

To borrow a line from Paul Simon’s song, Kodachrome; When I think back on all the crap I learned in high school It’s a wonder I can think at all… Although much of the “Lie” I write about began in … Continue reading

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Cold Memories and Critical Thinking

The recent cold brought back memories of when I was a young boy growing up in Cumberland. We had a trash barrel in the backyard where, a few times a week, we would burn our trash. I know this is … Continue reading

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Miranda Warnings: Why do we name monumental USSC decisions after the perpetrators, rather than the victims?

On March 13, 1963, Ernesto Miranda was arrested. The arrest was primarily based on circumstantial evidence linking him to the kidnapping and rape of a 17-year-old woman 10 days earlier. After a prolonged interrogation he confessed. The conviction was reversed … Continue reading

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