Category Archives: politics

WHO DO YOU TRUST?

Have we become a nation of skeptics? How many of us really trust our government?  In the past few decades, I’ve seen a once strong nation, with strong patriotic and moral values, succumb to the lies of career politicians, stand back … Continue reading

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BITING MY TONGUE … AGAIN

I know I’m going to regret writing this, but there is no doubt where I stand with our current administration and it’s difficult to be quiet when our nation is sliding deeply into the toilet. Our world standing as a … Continue reading

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POLITICALLY CORRECT

One of the world’s greatest evangelists, Billy Graham, once said, “Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone, except God.”  Not only does Mr. Graham have experience as a preacher, but he has been a counselor to many … Continue reading

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CHANGE IS GOOD

I suppose Mark Twain would’ve been considered a radical in his time, and even today he’d be politically incorrect, but he made a lot of sense. In this time of political rhetoric and promises, it’s refreshing to hear some voices crying … Continue reading

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NET WHAT?

Every time I go off on politics, I get negative feedback and it’s hard for an old lady to handle negativity.  Someone was once said, “Relying on the government to protect our privacy is like asking a peeping Tom to install … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A KATHY RANT

Have we been overtaken by fear of an unknown enemy? Are we reluctant to speak out because we are afraid what we say may go viral and have negative effects to our reputation or our families? If this is the … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THAT SMELL?

Peace officers are dying or getting injured in the line of duty. Men & women in the armed forces are still putting their lives on the line every day, despite the fact that our president says we are no longer … Continue reading

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HISTORY LESSONS

I wasn’t much interested in history as a child.  I should’ve been.  I had one of the most dramatic history teachers ever.  He would actually rise up on his desk and relive every battle of the Civil War right before … Continue reading

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THE WILD FRONTIER

Picture a time where guns were a part of your daily apparel – where they were used to put food on the table, go to war and defend yourself.  Now think about the outlaw who used his guns to terrorize the community – to hold up … Continue reading

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I STILL LOVE MY COUNTRY

I grew up in a time where the study of American History was important and when pride in country ran rampant.  Something happened somewhere along the way to change that.  We had a slight resurgence of it after 9/11, but it … Continue reading

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WE NEED TO CALL ON THE LORD!

We look at the things occurring in our world today – many times with hopelessness and apathy. We think we are powerless to do anything so we give up. Is this the spirit our nation was founded on? What if … Continue reading

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GOD USES ORDINARY PEOPLE TO ACCOMPLISH THE EXTRAORDINARY

Last night I watched a program on the history channel which appeared to discredit our founding fathers by exposing all the secrets they could possibly dig up.  At first I thought I was watching an episode of TMZ, but this was … Continue reading

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God Is Not Dead!

One nation under God,” is what our founders said, But something happened on the way. They now say God is dead. I know our God lives on. He stands at heaven’s gate. And He will bring our nation back from … Continue reading

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THE END OR JUST THE BEGINNING?

OK, it’s over – all the hullabaloo and hip-hip hooray – all the millions of dollars wasted on political advertising – all the hidden agendas, the special interest groups, the futile attempts by those who would change the course of … Continue reading

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MY PRIVILEDGE – MY VOICE

My country has been changing, but her spirit never dies, Her people are the core of her, not all the evil lies. So many lives have gone before to hold her flag with pride. So many tears have long been … Continue reading

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WE THE PEOPLE …

I had thoughts this year about not voting, because of my lack of faith in government and the corruption of the entire voting system.  However, by doing so, I would be giving up one of my most basic rights as … Continue reading

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Time for a Kathy rant

It sounds like fodder for a novel. Espionage, corruption, criminal border crossings, a market for sex slavery, information breaches, drug cartels, the rapid spread of a communicable disease, unemployment, failed government intervention and bailouts of large corporations, a flawed health … Continue reading

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COLUMBUS DAY

I remember the days leading up to Columbus Day when I was a child in elementary school.  We’d draw pictures of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.  We were told stories of how people viewed the world as … Continue reading

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FAIRY TALES OR TRUTH?

I grew up on fairy tales.  These stories filled my brain with hopes of finding the perfect mate, the wonderful life, the answers to all my dreams and hopes.  Unfortunately, those stories were also filled with fearful characters that got … Continue reading

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WORK, LABOR, JOB, EMPLOYMENT, TASKS, ETC., ETC., ETC.

“The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.”  Robert Frost Many of the railroads in our country were cut through mountain sides and across wide rivers with simple tools, dynamite and many … Continue reading

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