“Birds Don’t Lay Eggs Before Their Nest Is Ready” … Nest-Building 101 – Prerequisite Course

by Oletta Branstiter I saw a brilliant meme on Facebook recently. It was a photo of a bird’s nest, with the words: “Birds don’t lay eggs before their nest is ready.” Can I get an “Amen!”? For more reasons than I can count, this should be the motto of humans, as well.  Just look at the current news or social media debates. Why do we have nearly a million abortions per year in the United States? Because eggs were laid before a nest was ready. Why are over a million babies…

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Post Your Prayers Here – The Prayer Post Phenomenon

America is divided. States are not united. Cities are in rebellion. Communities are agitated. Families are struggling. People are hurting. Complete strangers join one or more of the hundreds of prayer groups on Facebook to share their worries and intercede for one another. Prayer posts populate religious and secular sites throughout social media, in recognition and dependence upon Divine Providence. The Bible advises: “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and…

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That Sluggish PC You Want To Set On Fire – How To Get It Running Like A Ferrari

by Richard Cameron You are reading this because your computer is running like a slug and that might be an over-generous assessment. So, let’s get down to business, because I’m not going to tease you with promises of a solution if you will only watch some manipulative video and ask you to subscribe to some subscription newsletter or any such nonsense. It’s all here and it’s completely gratis. First – these guidelines to troubleshooting and fixing a computer with a case of the slows, apply to owners of PCs with…

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May Day! May Day! Get Your Loyalty Token! President Trump Declares “Loyalty” Day

by Oletta Branstiter On April 28, President Trump declared a new national observance. In a proclamation released by the White House on Friday, the President, celebrating his first 100 days in the highest office of the land, announced that, in order to express our country’s loyalty to “individual liberties, to limited government, and to the inherent dignity of every human being,” May 1 will be known as ‘Loyalty Day.‘ In observation of Loyalty Day, President Trump encouraged schools and other public places to celebrate by displaying the United States flag and reciting…

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Trump’s “Big, Beautiful” Wall Part One – Will It Stop The Drug Traffic Across The Border?

by Richard Cameron There is a great deal of debate regarding the border wall that Donald Trump made a signature theme in his campaign rallies. It’s an enduring topic of discussion in diners, taverns, social media, cable news channels and in policy journals. The arguments are multi-faceted, dealing with immigration, narco-trafficking and possible terrorist incursions. And in fact, Trump’s executive order on the construction of the wall, states that the purpose of the wall is – “to prevent illegal immigration, drug and human trafficking, and acts of terrorism.” Because most…

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The Choice is To Choose Life: Republican Senators Will Show Their True Colors on Spending Bill

By Janice Barlow In a strange twist of events in DC, the most conservative of House Republicans decided to go along with the revised version of the Health Care bill, which was far from a repeal and replacement of Obamacare. The Health Care proposal is part of the Spending Bill. Like most bills, it is not a standalone bill, making the process of voting for parts that matter to congressional members a murky one. It’s a short term fix to avoid an otherwise inevitable government shutdown. The Trumpcare part will be…

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Conservatives Betrayed by Their Own: Freedom Caucus Caves

By Dani Graham In the ultimate act of betrayal, the House Freedom Caucus announced Wednesday that it will be supporting the Obamacare-lite healthcare bill, the AHCA after an amendment was added. The MacArthur amendment, named after one of its authors Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) in a joint effort with Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), gives States the opportunity to obtain a Limited Waiver from some of the federal mandates. This waiver can only be approved if the States show that its intention is to lower premium costs or expand coverage to more…

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ESPN Hands Out Pinkslips But Fans Mourn The Departures Of Network Legends

by Tim Jeffery In 1979 four men became the faces of early ESPN – Chris Berman, Bob Ley, Dick Vitale and the late Tom Mees. Berman, Ley and Vitale are now in their 38th year with the network. Thousands of others have followed…announcers and athletes that have helped shape what has for quite some time been simply “The Worldwide Leader in Sports”. Collectively, they built the network that forever changed the way Americans watch television. There were no 24-hour networks back in 1979 – not ABC, CBS, NBC, not even HBO….

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Johnny Depp Makes Surprise Appearance As Captain Jack Sparrow At Disneyland On Pirates’ Ride

by Richard Cameron The ‘Captain Jack Sparrow’ animotion character that you see sitting on a cannon just before the Pirates Of The Caribbean ride pulls up the incline was replaced Wednesday night by an actual live performer. Disneyland guests were pleasantly surprised and no doubt a little startled to see actor Johnny Depp in full costume, speaking to them as their ride boats approached Sparrow’s perch. Needless to say, many took the opportunity to disobey the normal prohibition of flash photography and videos to memorialize the event and Disney management…

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Worst Breakfast Ever? BK Froot Loops Shake

By Michael Murillo When commercials say that cereal is “part of a nutritious breakfast,” this isn’t what they meant. Burger King has taken a kids’ staple and mixed it with their soft serve to create their Froot Loops Shake, which features — obviously — Froot Loops cereal pieces. It’s not meant to be breakfast, but it is meant to be sugary and sweet: In addition to the vanilla soft serve, they add whipped topping and an additional sweet sauce…because you can never get enough sugar. Or maybe you can. Each serving has more than…

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