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Up until now, in this space I have avoided the temptation to say anything even vaguely political; but herein, I succumb.

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Mitch McConnell texted me the other day with an urgent message! If Democrats are elected, particularly Joe Biden, then America will be lost to socialism! Ok, so Mitch actually texted every breathing Republican with the same message looking for money — not just me. But it was a stark warning …

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I would be lying through my teeth if I claimed that my interest in my wife has always been purely spiritual, and that from the moment I met her, her walk with God, all by itself, was all that made my heart sing. Although I always have and still do love her for that, she also caught my eye ju…

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Childhood trauma therapist Stephanie Lattimore recently spoke to the county commissioners about her passions against the Confederate monument. She made the case with fiery good sense that ought to close the deal. Politics being what it is, the deal is not likely to close soon. But her points…

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I always tell students and folks at my presentations to watch the Federal Reserve. While the President and Congress get most of the attention in Washington, the Federal Reserve (the “Fed”) also wields substantial power, especially over the economy. So when the Fed recently made an announceme…

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Because many of the weekend games will have no fans or a limited number of spectators in both college and NFL stadiums across the country, we won’t know the full impact of the public’s reaction to players who choose to kneel during the National Anthem. TV ratings will offer a glimpse.

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I have tried during the past six months to turn the frustration of having to shelter at home into an opportunity to read quite a few excellent books. One of these, written by Jay Milbrandt, is “The Daring Heart of David Livingstone.” It tells, as the flyleaf states, of “Exile, American Slave…

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The missing word in ‘Black lives matter’ Black lives matter. Let me state that again, lest anyone think I wrote it accidentally; black lives matter. How in the world could they not? The Bible tells us in Genesis 1:26-27 that mankind was “made in the image of God.” It further informs us in Ac…

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One of my sons requested this column several months ago; and I would have sworn I wrote it, but I can’t find it. He wants to know why I didn’t warn him about the pitfalls of life.

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First, there was the run on toilet paper, which led to one of the more bizarre shortages for consumers in recent memory. Along the way came an unexpected shortage of coins and some creative solutions, none that shortchanged the merchant.

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The rising interest in home canning and the universal shortage of canning supplies has created quite a buzz of conversation among friends and family and across all virtual platforms. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of sharing of misinformation.