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July 25, 2017

As A Matter Of Fact, I AM “Entitled”!

You might be, too. But there are others who are not. I’m growing resentful. Calling different public welfare and other benefits “entitlements” is misleading, mis-characterizing, obfuscatory and just plain wrong. Here’s something I don’t get. Of all the waste and such in government, what are Veterans’ benefits, Social Security and Medicare, (benefits that are TRUE

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An Area of Plaintive Concern.

Area of CONCERN. Even if you only ever visit websites that begin with “WWW” you’ll see evidence of this. Lots of evidence. I am seeing more and more websites, (replete with spam and traffic tracking engines), actively seeking people to don camouflage clothing, buy military surplus or new commercially made gear, (or kit, as some

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A Compassionate Fight

We are a compassionate people. I am a compassionate person. At least I’d like to think so. But we all have limits, don’t we? From the number of times you’ll get a toothache before going to a dentist, the time we’ll spend on hold or the number of times a kid says “mom! mom! mom!”

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MY Take On This Day, (or two).

On this day, (The anniversary of the day Billy Joe McAlester jumped off the Tallahatchie bridge), I had JUST sat down. Hadn’t even scrolled yet. Saw a “synopsis” that I want to find the video for, but hadn’t yet. Congressman Kelley, (R-PA), represents the district around Pittsburgh. WHAT happens here is, (just like all of

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