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Bush Decency and America's Christmas List

Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit.  Medical care for all Americans. Congress must sever ties with lobbyists working on behalf of the pharmaceutical a...

 

Enjoy Christmas Before It's Over

Christmas is coming fast but try to slow down. Before you know it Christmas will be over.   Most of us live our lives in a hurry. We hurry to finish school, hurry through meals, hurry through the work week and hurry into retirement. In a twinkle...

 

Thanksgiving and Very Thankful

This Thanksgiving I am thankful to not have cancer. I hope. Six months ago my family doctor sent me for a CT scan because I went in to be checked out for something that felt weird which ended up being...

 

Beyond Crazy in America

The horrendous shooting of 12 innocent people at a country music bar in Twin Oaks, California reminds us that no place in America is safe. If we thought there were some safe sacred zones in our countr...

 

The Tone of Our Free Speech

by Glenn Mollette Words can heal or words can kill. Words can build up or tear down. They can make people glad or make people mad.  We like to be able to use words in America and use them freely....

 

America Will Get Worse or We Will Become Better... it's up to Each One of us to Decide

My wife and I were walking around the streets of Annapolis, Maryland most of Wednesday. We had been visiting my Navy son who lives up the road, speaking to a church group and taking an afternoon to...

 
 By Glenn Mollette    Opinion    May 2, 2018

When Barbara Bush Said Damn

I've always admired Barbara Bush. Like millions of others I was saddened to hear about her declining health and then recent death. Many television tributes and well deserved accolades have been...

 

Easter Prayers In America - We Need It

The gospels of Matthew and Mark identify the place where Jesus prayed shortly before his betrayal by Judas and then later his trial and crucifixion as Gethsemane. Jesus was accompanied by three of...

 

Guns, Opioids, Alcohol, Bad Judgment and Balance 

Every person in America should have the privilege of driving a car if they meet the qualifications.  Requirements involve passing written and driving tests and passing a vision test. Enough...

 

Billy Graham - Shaking His Hand  

I never had the opportunity to shake hands with Billy Graham. A few years back my wife and I were in the Asheville, North Carolina area and had a couple of free hours. We decided to drive to Montreat...

 

What President Trump Must Do  

 President Trump and Congress must end the pharmaceutical robbing of America. Every day Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Roche, Novartis, Merck, Sanofi and others are driving America's indebtedness... Full story

 

Hurting Our Young Americans' Futures

Millions of Americans in states like California, Illinois and Kentucky are already in peril because of the horrendous government mismanagement of teacher's and state worker's retirement money.... Full story

 

2018 - Look In The Mirror

How did 2017 go for you? Was it a good year or a not so good year? Regardless of what happened you can't change 2017. The year is behind us and 2018 is ahead of us. What can you do to make 2018 a grea... Full story

 

Harvey, Irma and 911, We Can Replace the Stuff

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been bad news to all in their paths. Lives have sadly been lost, houses demolished and personal items blown or washed away. Such horrific acts of nature remind us that... Full story

 

Lock America's Doors and Please Knock Politely

I was about four or five years old when I remember my mother locking the front door. She said something to my dad about people “out and about” on the road we lived on in the country. Our community was very safe but occasionally we heard about...

 

Guns In America and Shooting Back

I’m an advocate of the right to bear arms. I own several nice pistols and a shotgun. I wouldn’t mind adding a couple of more to my collection. I have never shot anybody or aimed a gun at a person. I hope and pray I never feel in such danger that...

 

GUEST EDITORIAL-Trump - What Americans Can Do

Donald Trump is our next President of the United States. It’s amazing what Americans can do. America elected him to be our 45th President. The political establishment bashed him. Wall Street opposed him. Most of the prior Republican candidates...

 

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