Commentary

Rebuilding Babel

  1. 21st September 2007
  2. Don Davis

America is indeed a nation of immigrants, but the trend of mass population movements is not unique to the United States.

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What are the odds...

  1. 14th September 2007
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

It was a family gathering. Three generations from far and wide taking advantage of the Labor Day weekend to honor the patriarch of the family, who was to turn 88 years of age the next day. He was a man who had served his country with distinction; a young pilot in WWII and later in the Korean Conflict. When asked about his wartime experiences, the Colonel usually...

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Smells like teen marketing

  1. 12th September 2007
  2. Wallace G. Smith

I was reading the comics today (not as much fun as it was when I was a kid, to be sure, but still a pleasant diversion in the morning) and one of the comic strips caught my eye.

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Ten really dumb ideas of mankind: #1

  1. 07th September 2007
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

"What's the use? Life is futile, nothing will turn out right." This really is a dumb and very sad idea. Many people have this approach to life and are overcome with a feeling of hopelessness and futility. And, this is not a new phenomenon.

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Unconditional Surrender

  1. 04th September 2007
  2. Don Davis

In its early days, the religion of Islam was spread by the sword as it expanded across the Middle East, northern Africa, and into Spain. By 1683, a Muslim army had almost reached the gates of Vienna before it was driven back.

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The CB radio preacher

  1. 31st August 2007
  2. Ken Frank

I thought I had heard it all on the CB radio until the other day when an argument ensued after a preacher/trucker began proclaiming his message of salvation on Channel 19 – the CB channel used by truckers to get traffic and "Smokey" reports.

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Why flooding and drought?

  1. 24th August 2007
  2. Don Davis

On this mid-August morning, as I'm writing, I can look out my home-office window and see dead yellow leaves falling from the trees in the yard. That's not supposed to happen in North Carolina until late September or October!

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