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December 22, 2014


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Police brutality in the US must end

In recent months, Americans of all backgrounds have been protesting against police officers wrongfully killing and assaulting unarmed citizens.

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Sunday 12/21/2014
In a democracy, majority rules
Posted: December 21, 2014

Merry Christmas. I hear from some of my friends, especially those who are in the business of teaching children, that saying merry Christmas is verboten.

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Football and the American dream
Posted: December 21, 2014

Nobody knows when it all started except that it happened during a football game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State when a cow wandered on to the field while the game was being played.

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Angels come in all shapes, sizes
Posted: December 21, 2014

Sometimes we don’t need to stray too far from our own doorstep to find someone who resets our faith in mankind.

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Monday 12/15/2014
Concealed guns vs. open carry
Posted: December 15, 2014

Recently a San Antonio man broke up an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant. The man was eating with his family when another man came into the store saying that he would begin shooting if the clerk did not hand over money from the cash register. The bystander jumped to action and forced the would-be robber to the ground at gunpoint.

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It’s simple: Torture is immoral
Posted: December 15, 2014

Last week, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee made history when it issued the executive summary of a scathing report on the torture of prisoners by the Central Intelligence Agency and mercenaries who are euphemistically labeled “contractors.”

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Sunday 12/14/2014
God’s hand touches lives everywhere
Posted: December 14, 2014

Sometimes God just reaches down and touches us.

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Is that computer really a blessing?
Posted: December 14, 2014

met some more folks recently who don’t do computers. Like my sister, who doesn’t want any part of them. 

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Monday 12/08/2014
Don’t miss this holiday celebration
Posted: December 08, 2014

Twinkling lights and Christmas carols usher in yet another Texas City tradition. It’s the annual open house at the Davison House, 109 Third Ave. N., and the other homes in Heritage Square.

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