Category Archives: Community

Crafty Speakers / Who’s Listening?

We can only have a free country if debate is honest, respectful and rational. That requires maturity and clear thinking. Is that too much to ask? I’m tired of slimy hucksters in government and journalists who ape them in the … Continue reading

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Ted Gup, in his book, A Secret Gift, describes how during the Great Depression his grandfather impacted the lives of desperately needy people in his community by sending them anonymous cash gifts for Christmas.   During that time of grinding … Continue reading

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