Before I continue on with my family ancestry in Virginia (refer to Deep Roots), I want to share a little about my parents. My father was born in July, 1926, in Bradbury Heights, Maryland. His parents divorced and Dad grew up knowing little of his father. By the time he was 18 years old, both his […]
Looking back now, I don’t recall exactly what triggered an almost overwhelming desire to dig into my family roots. It was 1996, and I was 41 years old. It certainly wasn’t because I felt I had drawn the short straw on family members. I’m one of eleven siblings. My mother and father had three children – I […]
I try to keep up with what’s going on in the Arkansas State Legislature. Quite frankly, it’s mind boggling and not at all easy to follow for a new comer to the Arkansas system. Currently there are several pieces of legislation winding their way through the Arkansas legislature on taxation that I find disturbing. One […]
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What America has always done best is Get Stuff Done. Show us a problem, we’ll solve it. Tell us something can’t be done, we’ll do it. Threaten us, we’ll throw everything we’ve got at kickin’ your ass. You know what threatens us today? Poverty. As I hope I’ve demonstrated the past…
I can’t stop thinking about how the Republican Party continues to decry their loss in the 2012 presidential election. On Monday, March 18th, Chairman Reince Preibus released the 97-page report which is being called the Republican Party autopsy. An autopsy is normally performed after death. Basically the report says the GOP needs to be more […]
In cased you missed it, the GOP in Montana wants to let the poor eat road kill. Yes, you heard that right! The roadkill salvage bill is on it’s way to the Governor. Will he sign it? GOP’s latest program for the hungry – let ’em roadkill (AP Photo/Joe Kafka)
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