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Another ‘What I’m Thankful For’ Entry

Categories: Personal
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Published on: 2017.11.23

Like you, I sometimes tire of the clichéd Thanksgiving statements. Family, job, home. I assume you’re thankful for those. Here are some other things I’m thankful for. * Investigative journalism and the relatively free press in the United States. * That historians continue to root out old myths and correct them. * All branches of[…]

Radio Shack Lost This Round

Categories: Business, InTheNews, Religion
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Published on: 2014.03.05

Radio Shack will soon be closing more than a thousand stores after the company “experienced poor performance during the holiday season.” I’m sure the American Family Association is happy about this. Remember their boycott? The AFA site hasn’t yet been updated to include Radio Shack’s admission of weak holiday sales, but I have no doubt[…]

Thankful

Categories: Nostalgia, Personal
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Published on: 2013.11.28

Tempted to rant that the 2013 “Sequester” is still ongoing without much fanfare, or that the Sequester isn’t as badly named as the nuclear option, or any number of other things rolling around in my head, I instead decided to do the whole “what I’m thankful for” bit. “It goes without saying” doesn’t apply here.[…]

Independence Day

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Published on: 2005.07.04

Dancing around in my head are memories of terribly hot Oklahoma summers from my childhood. They are happy memories. The adults cooking up tons of hot dogs and hamburgers, and laying red-and-white checkered table cloths over picnic tables with a thousand condiments and varieties of potato chips. The kids running willy-nilly across the sparse dry[…]

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