Category Archives: Fruits of Their Labors

Quenching thirst in developing nations

Did you happen to catch the new commercial featuring Matt Damon announcing the involvement of Stella Artois (Belgian beer brand of BevAnheuser-Busch InBev) in the water charity he supports? Stella Artois said on Tuesday it would donate $4.8 million over … Continue reading

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EPA gets smacked with dose of reality

Uh-oh. Leftists are nearly apoplectic. Not only has Trump ordered an EPA media blackout… Emails sent to EPA staff since his inauguration on Friday and reviewed by the Associated Press detailed the specific prohibitions banning press releases, blog updates or … Continue reading

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Adios Mr. Audacious. Thanks for nothing

  Despite whatever glossy patina the Left will eventually use to paint over the Obama legacy, the grimy, grubby truth will always be indelible. We are an uglier, angrier, more indebted and more divided nation than we’ve ever been. And … Continue reading

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Another socialism fail

Sad but true; yet another group of young idealists had to learn the cruel lesson of socialism the hard way ~ Grand Rapids’ worker-run, no-tipping restaurant closes. MLive reported on the demise of “Bartertown Diner” last month ~ GRAND RAPIDS, … Continue reading

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Progressives impede progress; DAPL blocked again

It’s pretty obvious by now that “Progressives” only call themselves that because the label has a positive, affirming ring to it (after all – who wants to be regressive?). But when it comes to moving forward, all they really want … Continue reading

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Fidel may be gone, but his legacy of oppression lives on

Ding dong the dictator’s dead – and was finally buried today ~ Fidel Castro’s ashes were driven two miles through Santiago, Cuba on Sunday morning to Santa Ifigenia cemetery, where he was laid to rest. Raul Castro laid his brother’s … Continue reading

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Fire, faith and priorities

I’m just heartbroken over the wildfires in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. My family and I have visited the Gatlinburg area numerous times and despite the touristy atmosphere in town, it’s just a beautiful, special place – … Continue reading

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November 11 – Veterans’ Day

Let’s FIX the Veterans Administration before Veterans’ Day 2017!     The VA scandal first broke in Spring 2014 amid numerous reports of unconscionable wait times, corruption and dysfunction. In response, as Pete Hegseth reported at National Review last April … Continue reading

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Now that no one’s paying attention, we finally get to the bottom of the Flint water scandal

The narrative’s been firmly established by the mainstream media propagandists: The water in Flint, Michigan was contaminated with lead, Michigan’s Republican governor knew all about it, he didn’t do anything, ergo – it’s all his fault.   Of course even … Continue reading

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Stuff and nonsense; the futility of “climate control”

So Hillary Clinton, and rest of the climate alarmists, want us to believe that all life on the planet will end in the next few decades if we don’t immediately redistribute our income on a world-wide basis and return to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday William Penn!

This is a re-post of a piece I wrote five years ago. Our country is in even worse shape today. America is dying for lack of wise and principled Christian readers like Penn.     William Penn (1644-1718), founder of … Continue reading

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It’s not a good time to be born in Venezuela

A close family member recently gave birth a month prematurely. After a couple days of struggling with breathing issues the baby was airlifted to a nearby critical-care neo-natal unit where her condition almost immediately began to improve. Thankfully, she was … Continue reading

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