Monthly Archives: January 2017


I Know

by Fashqn1/31/17

I know the frustration you feel
When you slowly sit down to pray
Wondering if you’ll feel My presence
Or find the right words to say More » • (886 views)

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Snowbound, With an Epiphany

by Anniel1/30/17
Anchorage finally has enough snow to talk about, and maybe even to brag about. Our resident moose stands in the woods not moving through the deep snow, merely watching whenever people go by. More » • (1012 views)

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The Mall-i-fication of America

by Brad Nelson1/30/17

Here’s a story on the ungodly amounts of money spent on amenities for the Snowflakes at university. George Leef sums it up when he writes: More » • (427 views)

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Trump vs. the “Islamic Conquest of the West”

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke1/30/17
The irrational left, which means virtually all the left, is apoplectic over President Trump’s executive order halting immigration from terrorist-spawning countries. Its minions are complaining that the move is “un-American,” which in their world apparently involves playing Russian roulette with American lives. More » • (636 views)

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America First

by Brad Nelson1/27/17

There’s some question arising whether Trump’s “America First” is a proper concern for national interest or whether it harkens back to Lindberg’s “America First” which was pro-Hitler in practice. More » • (576 views)

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The Dream Poem

by Fashqn1/26/17

I still remember a dream where you spoke to me with love
Assuring me that one day I’d be with you in Heaven above More » • (527 views)

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In the Heart of the Sea

Suggested by Brad Nelson • In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny boats. This is the story of the true events that inspired Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick.
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Reality Bites

by Deana Chadwell1/24/17
Last Friday the dream came true. For nearly 25 years this country has labored under leadership that discounted the concerns of everyday, ordinary Americans, or, worse yet, tried to “fundamentally change” who we are. Friday Donald Trump let the country know that the ship is turning More » • (918 views)

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The Real Deplorables

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke1/24/17
In a recent viral Facebook post, a conservative woman found it necessary to point out that she wasn’t a “disgrace to women” for not supporting the Women’s March on Washington. Of course not. More » • (521 views)

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Trial by Ice

Suggested by Brad Nelson • In the dark years following the Civil War, America’s foremost Arctic explorer, Charles Francis Hall, became a figure of national pride when he embarked on a harrowing, landmark expedition to be the first to reach the North Pole. Neither the ship nor its captain would ever return.
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Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

by Brad Nelson1/20/17

The end of Obama’s presidency is akin to the mild pleasure one gets from flushing the toilet and disposing of the waste. Obama empowered the worst in us. “Social justice,” in reality, means empowering the complainers, loafers, and ne’re-do-wells under the guise of compassion and compensation. More » • (999 views)

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Let Me Get This Straight

by Deana Chadwell1/20/17
A Readers’ Digest Condensed Version of the Election  •  Take a deep breath and try to follow along: Hillary cheated her way into the presidential candidacy. We know this because John Podesta’s password was “password ” so he spilled the beans.  This makes her an illegitimate candidate. More » • (813 views)

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