Category Archives: American actions

Words matter

Whether posted anonymously or spoken in person, words matter. They can change how a person feels inside. A case in point is words from one of my readers, sockeymom. Though she says she “mostly” disagrees with me, she posted words of concern and encouragement after my last post, “How to obtain miracles.”

I feel remembered and valued. Thank you, sockeymom. You are a good example of how to treat others online. I am confident you are thoughtful and kind in person as well. At the same time, feel free to disagree with me and to argue points where we differ. Continue reading

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Superior Trustee heads to Haiti

Superior Town Trustee Elia Gourgouris plans to give hands-on help in Haiti after its devastating earthquake on Jan. 12.

Gourgouris explained over the phone last week how he came to that decision. He said he felt “a prompting” to go to Haiti and donate with his expertise and training and whatever gifts God has given him “to do something really hands on.” Continue reading

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Town hall uproar quite American

With the U.S. presidency and both houses of Congress under control of the Democrats and mid-term elections over a year away, expectedly President Obama stated “now is the time” for health care reform. And, it isn’t surprising Howard Dean, the screaming presidential candidate in 2006 and major figure in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, voiced the sentiment to move forward without bipartisan support. Continue reading

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