9/11

9/11 is one of those days seared into the memory of those of us old enough to remember.  My twin sons were two, but even they were glued to the television.  My wife has family in New York and her sister-in-law was working downtown.  Fear, disbelief, rage, despair.  Waves of emotion struck us all like…

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Have you ever thought about why we celebrate the 4th of July?  Probably not.  Honestly, it is very unusual for a country to celebrate its declaration of independence.  Most countries celebrate the day their constitution was signed, but we celebrate the signing of our declaration of independence.  There is good reason to do so. Never…

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by Bruce Strom Much happened over the last week which raised the discussion of immigration and terrorism including the 5th Circuit decision on Obama’s executive action, presidential debates, and the attacks in Paris.   Unfortunately the theme has been consistent – immigrants are not wanted. The 135 page court opinion issued last week is a bit…

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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”  Declaration of Independence.   This week we celebrated our independence.   The Declaration of Independence was a significant document explaining why continual…

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