Category Archive: Opinion

Jul 06 2015

Dear Alma

Unwanted Photos of my Ex-Husband I recently decided to digitize my old photos and ran across a ton of family pictures of my first husband as a baby and while he was growing up, along with his family. We had a short marriage and divorced after only two years. My first husband and I didn’t …

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Jul 06 2015

INSTANT COMMUNICATION HINDERS REAL CONNECTIONS

By: Jill Darling Lauren and Ashley got together for lunch at their favorite haunt. They started in on conversation that had been on hold for too long while checking the menu and placing their orders. Fifteen minutes into catching up on the latest, Lauren’s phone rang and she answered. They began sharing again, but twenty …

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Jul 04 2015

Buy Your Way into Scott Walker’s Circle

No matter how rich you are, it costs just $1 million to get the Wisconsin governor’s ear. By Jim Hightower If you think that none of today’s presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker. The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with you, get your ideas, …

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Jul 03 2015

Why Won’t Greece Take a Deal?

Ultimately, it’s about pride. By John Kiriakou Greece is in dire straits. As a Greek American, it hurts to watch. Without emergency loans from its European partners, Greece will default on its debts and likely be forced out of the Eurozone. That means tougher times ahead for Greece, Europe, and international financial markets. In exchange …

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Jun 27 2015

SELF-CONTROL: “A DELICIOUS ‘FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT”

By: James J. Jackson “Somebody STOP me! “ It was a line in a Jim Carrie movie that we’ve heard in comedy routines, and in everyday life. A more pertinent question is “Why don’t you stop yourself?” Society today seems all too willing to accept the premise that any perpetrator of bad behavior is simply …

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Jun 25 2015

Putting ‘Independence’ Back in Independence Day

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Studying history can help us imagine ways to gain more control over our lives at work and at home. By Jack Kelly When we fire up the grill on the Fourth of July, few of us take time to consider what “independence” is all about. We live in the land of liberty. We celebrate freedom. …

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Jun 24 2015

Dear Alma

My Husband is Having an Affair Dear Alma, Around six months ago, I started to see clues that something was going on with my husband. I started going through his wallet and cell phone because I thought he was having an affair. I was right. I almost fainted when I found a phone in the …

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Jun 24 2015

THE GRAVE DOESN’T WRITE THE FINAL CHAPTER

By: James J. Jackson I recently lost a good friend and neighbor, Dan Goff from colon cancer. Dan was a man of great integrity with a strong set of values. He loved people unconditionally, and spent his life uplifting and encouraging others; always willing to volunteer his time and talents. Dan was a talented musician …

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