Here’s a suggestion for Joni Ernst, the new Republican senator from Iowa, who will deliver the GOP response to the State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe, and European governments’ counter-attacks are more than just a passing news story.
Leftists and progressives believe that the U.S. should become more like Europe. They praise Europe’s massive welfare state, socialized medicine and stifling economic regulation and accept its unwillingness to defend itself against barbarism.
To be honest, I was more than a mite worried. I was plenty worried. My husband, raised not in the South or in the country, wanted a chainsaw. The one farm accessory that has brought down many a man.
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Growth of the Chamber
Back in 1967 there were a number of business folks who realized it was time to put together a Chamber of Commerce for Fayette County.
They say doing the same thing over and over but expecting a different result is the definition of crazy. Don’t really know who “they” are, but yesterday morning that’s exactly what I did.
I celebrated another birthday this past week. I suppose that normally would be nothing to think very much about, but I recently learned that over 10 percent of my high school graduating class has passed from the scene.
I visited the dentist last week and commented to my hygienist about the timing of my appointment. I’m getting my teeth cleaned right after eating all these Christmas sweets. My mouth must be full of sugar. Thankfully, no cavities, but one thing led to another.
In an age of political correctness, we often times can censor ourselves because we fear the ramifications of going against the “powerful” and “prevalent” voices of our society.
My jaw dropped in horror last week as we all watched the sickening scenes of Islamic terrorists attacking the Charlie Hebdo satire magazine in Paris. These Muslims barbarically murdered 12 people and left many others wounded.
It’s a one-two punch.
Fayette gets a public relations black eye on the subject of race relations, and its taxpayers (black and white) get hammered with an expenditure of one to two million dollars. All that for the sake of obsessing against district voting.
The late Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times, Paul Conrad, frequently used religious symbols to illustrate his point of view. Conrad drew the ire of some readers whenever he used the Star of David or a cross in his drawings.
President Barack Obama’s absence from the great gathering in Paris of national leaders from other countries, to show their solidarity with France in its opposition to Islamic terrorists, was another sign of the Obama administration’s continuing irresolution in the face of terror.