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Where Do You Stand?

Do you believe that our Constitution is the supreme law of the land? Read the following list of talking points, then return to the question above and answer it again. 1. Article VI of the United States Constitution states: “This … Continue reading

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On Conception and Contraception

Roughly half way into the woman’s menstrual cycle her egg leaves the follicle and a hormone is released to thicken the lining of her uterus. The egg takes about 24 hours to move through the Fallopian tube waiting for a … Continue reading

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Equal Pay for Equal Work — how to go about getting it

Women in the United States get paid 70 cents for every dollar men get paid for doing the same work. That may be an eye-opening statistic to some but it is no news to me. For 32 years I worked … Continue reading

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My New Year Resolution

As I was driving back home from my temporary work site at one of our offshore military bases, I passed several cyclists and joggers. One of them in particular drew my attention. She was about my height and frame, but … Continue reading

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Promises, promises …

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.“ – Robert Frost 2008 was the first year I didn’t bother voting in … Continue reading

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Who’s Next?

The Middle East and the North Africa are on fire. The Tunisia’s revolt was swiftly followed by the toppling of Mubarak in Egypt. Both rulers ought to count their blessings as they were just lucky to come out of it with their … Continue reading

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Ho, Ho, Ho!!!

Today, five days before Christmas, this little “gem” of a news item caught my eye: an Abu Dhabi luxury hotel (Emirates Palace) boasts an $11 million Christmas tree adorned with gold, rubies, diamonds and other precious stones “to boost holiday … Continue reading

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