Sticks and Stones

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It Doesn’t Take a Saint

by Kung Fu Zu • Sometimes saints wear bowling shoes

It Doesn’t Take a Saint It Doesn’t Take a Saint

Star Bores: A Critique

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu1/6/16
I must be getting old. I was a big fan of the original three Star Wars films when they were released. In the spring of 1977, the back page of the International Herald Tribune featured an article about a new science fantasy film which was about to hit the silver screen. More » • (972 views)

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Obama and Congress Support Foreign Workers Over Americans

ForeignWorkersby Leigh Bravo1/6/16
Happy New Year America!  While you were out celebrating the passage of the new year, President Obama was busy signing another Executive Order that increases the number of Foreign Workers allowed in the United States. More » • (791 views)

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Examining Bill Cosby’s Accusers

BillCosbyby Patricia L. Dickson1/5/16
Now that Bill Cosby has been formally charged with felony sexual assault for a decade-old claim, both he and his accuser, Andrea Constand, will have their day in court.  More importantly, the public will finally be allowed to hear the facts of the case. More » • (1013 views)

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Donald Trump is a Political and Cultural Phenomenon

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke1/5/16
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Time magazine named Angela Merkel its “Person of the Year.” With her flooding of Europe with Muslim migrants, the German chancellor may, after all, go down in history as a primary destroyer of Western civilization. More » • (554 views)

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The Donald

Trump3by Steve Lancaster1/3/16
One of the strengths of our culture is that our political system is seldom rocked by change by revolutionary passion. The founders were well aware that checks on the power of government were necessary, but also on the popular enthusiasms of the people. More » • (580 views)

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Movie Review: Spotlight

Spotlightby Patricia L. Dickson1/3/16
The movie Spotlight tells the true events of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within Boston’s local Catholic Archdiocese in mid-2001. The scandal shook the entire Catholic Church to its core. More » • (388 views)

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To Be, or Not To Be – Offended

ToBeOffendedby Deana Chadwell1/2/16
New York City is proposing a $250,000 fine for using the wrong pronoun in reference to a transgendered person. Really?! How would you know which pronoun to use. Why would a he that used to be a she be upset if one slipped up and used the feminine pronoun? More » • (1138 views)

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Taking Down Cosby: Payback is a Bitch

BillCosbyby Tim Jones1/2/16
It was only a matter of time before Cosby got his comeuppance for leaving the liberal reservation and taking the politically incorrect position that blacks, particularly low income, need to be more accountable and to take more responsibility for improving their lot in life. More » • (560 views)

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Hatching Our Own Wrecking Crew

Remodelby Anniel1/1/16
There are fundamental differences between men’s and women’s approaches to life. A man, for instance, in order to make some money will suggest living in a house which needs remodeling before it can be sold. That sounds like a good idea to a woman. More » • (617 views)

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The GOP Civil War – Part 2

SplitGOPby N. A. Halkides1/1/16
5.November-December 2014 – Congressional Elections and Cromnibus  •  The November 2014 Congressional elections were held against the backdrop of President Barack Obama once again ignoring the law and his oath of office More » • (583 views)

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Movie Review: Star Wars – The Twilight Awakens

ForceAwakensby Brad Nelson12/31/15
It’s no fun watching an old friend get old…and I’m not talking about Carrie Fisher. Hey, we’re all headed toward the Death Star trash compactor. The good news is that this movie isn’t as bad as I thought it would be. The bad news is, it’s nothing new. It’s a reboot of A New Hope More » • (753 views)

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The GOP Civil War – Part 1

SplitGOPby N. A. Halkides12/30/15
In discussing politics, one of the most frequently committed errors is “to fail to see the forest for the trees,” that is, to focus so completely on one issue that we fail to see the whole picture. That tendency had led many to be baffled and angered by the rise of Donald Trump More » • (805 views)

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Mark Steyn Goes to Washington

MarkSteynby Anniel12/29/15
The New Year is soon here, so I hope this is my last political rant for a long time. Because of the lies and hatred in the present political climate, that undoubtedly will be a resolution difficult to keep. More » • (1654 views)

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The Prince of Peace Revealed Why They Hate Us

Christby Linda Harvey   12/23/15
The whole world waits this week for the advent of Jesus, for healing by the baby in the manger who became the Prince of Peace – because our divisions remain wide, our differences dramatic. More » • (1192 views)

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Rolling Pin Restaurant

RollingPinby Steve Lancaster12/22/15
The cooks come in at 04:30 and start prep for breakfast and at 05:30 the servers and the manager come in to prep for opening at 06:00 when the first customers come in. The early customers are, for the most part, laborers and construction workers who need to be on the job site by 07:00. More » • (548 views)

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