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‘Promoting The General Welfare’
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‘Promoting The General Welfare’

BY BOB BEARDEN Social Security and Medicare are socialistic programs that benefit our citizens as they were intended. President Trump has released his 2020 proposed budget and it is in the trillions. It includes drastic cuts to Medicaid and Medicare [over a 10-year period], which would directly affect most of the people who voted him…

Angels In The Out Fields
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Angels In The Out Fields

BY DAVID PERRYMAN The 1994 film Angels in the Outfield featured Danny Glover, Tony Danza and Chistopher Lloyd in a family sports fantasy that provided the answer to a young boy’s prayer and along the way engaged the services of a group of angels who helped the California Angels win a pennant and gave him the…

An Apple A Day
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An Apple A Day

BY DAVID PERRYMAN We have all heard the common saying, “An apple a day will keep the doctor away.” What most of us don’t know is that it devolved from the 19thCentury Welsh proverb, “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” Both the original proverb and…

Diminishing Greatness
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Diminishing Greatness

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There are a number of things that have been great about the United States of America: Social Security is great! Medicare and Medicaid are great! Having more people with affordable access to healthcare as opposed to fewer people is great! A safety net for the poor is great! Good public education…

Careful What You Ask For
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Careful What You Ask For

BY DAVID PERRYMAN The Christmas Season is upon us and for many, this time of year jogs family memories from decades ago. The holidays at my grandparents’ house were particularly full of life. In the late 1950s they began using an aluminum Christmas tree that was marketed by a company in Wisconsin. For a little…

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