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Hallowed Ground

The excerpted letter below, and the attached picture , should remind us not to forget the veterans of our nation’s most brutal war. The Civil War cost the country 620,000 dead as many as all other wars combined. Astoundingly this was 2% of the entire population of the United States. One if four who went to war did not return to their families.  The letter is from Jim Lighthizer, President of the American Battlefield Trust. I am a member, I donate as I can to preserved this HALLOWED GROUND.  Today… Read more Hallowed Ground

We Are in The Age of Dogma

One person shares an opinion with others and perhaps it is a legitimate idea. If that opinion becomes held as a good and true belief by a group, and the group codifies it, it becomes doctrine.  If the group accepts that doctrine as the authority, it becomes dogma. Republican dogma. Democrat dogma. NRA dogma. Islamic dogma. Christian right dogma. Christian left dogma. Jewish dogma. Palestinian dogma. Politically correct dogma. Capitalist dogma. Socialist dogma.  Gun control dogma. Abortion dogma. We are in the age of dogma, and it seems that truth is merely a… Read more We Are in The Age of Dogma

MUSLIMS ALLOWED TO PRAY IN SCHOOLS, BUT CHRISTIANS AREN’T

Have you seen this Facebook post or something like it? How true is it? Below, I pose some typical questions about the law and provide answers from my experiences as a high school principal of a dozen years, and as a professor of school law for thirteen. I have tried to provide a balanced set of questions – they are all questions based on real experiences – most of them mine!  I know many of the answers may not make many of the readers happy. Still, the responses are not… Read more MUSLIMS ALLOWED TO PRAY IN SCHOOLS, BUT CHRISTIANS AREN’T

Mornings with Boomer and Chloe

Every morning like clockwork at 6:30 a.m. Boomer and Chloe start stirring and rattling their kennel by the bed – they sleep in a kennel only slightly smaller than a Honda Odyssey. The Brittanys’ morning routine begins. They wake ready for a bowl of Costco’s best – Kirkland Organic Grain-free and a morning hunt. Brittanys never just walk – they always hunt. If we are lucky, we will see them stalk, and if we are very fortunate, we will see that very magical of dog behaviors – the point. Might be… Read more Mornings with Boomer and Chloe