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The New Johnson (Trump?) Image

    It seems all Presidents, not just Donald Trump, are endlessly fixated on “How am I doing? Do the people worship me?” Early in his political career, Lyndon Johnson squeaked out a 1948 Senate primary victory with a scant … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Mom!

Mom and Dad would have been married 66 years today. She has so courageously survived widowhood for the past fifteen years, and I am immensely proud of her. She has never once complained about the years spent alone; instead, she … Continue reading

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THIS David Smith Is the True Hero!

Here on Memorial Day, allow me to brag about David Smith . . . but definitely not me. President George W. Bush has taken to painting some American heroes, and this beautiful picture is of Corporal David Smith who conquered … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES

  Hidden Figures is satisfying as a film, but provides even greater depth and reward as a reading experience. The hard-core math in the story is minimal but intriguing as these brilliant ladies literally spent weeks and reams of paper … Continue reading

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Grandpa Persecuted by Corrupt Cop Duo

NOTE: Don’t be deceived by the benign demeanor in this photo. All grandchildren are affable when touring a jelly bean factory. I’ve tumbled into a sort of weird legal limbo. I was visiting my twin grandkids for the weekend when … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Gifted”

It’s been a wonderful year for math movies . . . and for Valley College students who get extra credit for attending them! The latest is Gifted, where a brilliant 7-year-old prodigy has an uncle who wants to protect her … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: “Dangerous Passage”

Finely nuanced novels written within a Christian framework are few and far between; this one by Lisa Harris is a choice find. Her crime story is well-told; she knows the field of police detective work cold. The story is compelling … Continue reading

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