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Published by The Daily Star Newspaper in Oneonta, NY Memories invoke writing By Cheryl Petersen Conveying the word “veteran” in its broadest meanings, 97-year old, John Powers, talks about life and his recent online publication of two stories titled, “The good deed,” and “The redemptive omelet.” The short stories are posted on the National American Legion website. They are historical fictio ...
Just as FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the world that Hillary Clinton chronically lied about having compromised national security, the “Black Lives Matter” (BLM) crowd stole the media spotlight from the disgraced Democratic presidential nominee. The shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota by police have resurrected with a vengeance the narrative o ...
Memorial Day usually means a day off, time to relax, barbecue, the beach and time with friends, right? Well yes, but I hope you also take time to remember the significance of the day --honoring the people who have served our country and given their lives for our freedom. It is an especially sobering day for me. I lost a brother during the Viet Nam war. That loss forever changed our family. M ...
There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him:haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and the one who sows discord among brothers. Proverbs- 6: 16-19 Do you know that God (creator of all) is capable of stopping all evil of eve ...
If the name Julia Ward Howe is familiar at all today, it is as the writer of the American anthem "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." But she was famous in her lifetime as poet, essayist, lecturer, biographer, and social reformer. She worked to end slavery, helped to initiate the women's movement in many states, and organized for international peace — all at a time, "when to do so was a thankless ...
The NeverTrumpster is on the horns of a dilemma, for if Trump is the faux conservative that he claims he is, then so too are presidential candidates that they’ve supported the same. On the other hand, if the latter are conservative, then so too is Trump conservative. John McCain 2008 A self-confessed admirer of Big Government “progressive” Theodore Roosevelt, McCain allied with another Tedd ...
On Friday, March 11, members of Black Lives Matter and illegal immigrants’ “rights” groups joined with supporters of Bernie Sanders and other assortments of hard leftists to descend upon a Donald Trump rally in Chicago. Consequently, the GOP frontrunner, informed by Chicago’s Finest of the potential dangers that lay in store for attendees, cancelled the event. Contrary to what they and their ac ...
When Marco Rubio and his fellow seven gangsters in the Gang of Eight tried to impose amnesty upon the country, Senator Jeff Sessions spearheaded the battle against it. There is no American senator that more strongly opposes amnesty and that more forcefully advocates on behalf of an American First immigration policy than the senator from Alabama. And on Sunday, February 28, just two days before ...
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