Boo! The tax spooks are everywhere. High taxes, government interference, socialized medicine, unpatriotic, labor unions and myriad of other scare tactics are used to camouflage the real problem facing America's economy: corporate and individual greed. Your economic and health care future is bleak because of one major reason: dishonest capitalism...not all capitalism, dishonest and greed-laden capitalism.
From time to time something about faith or religion hits the news with such an explosiveness that people drop their theological guard for a moment and are forced to deal with the reality of their man-made religious "beliefs." It has happened over and over and over through the years, but we seem to have a need to go back to our old witchcraft or hocus-pocus.
"Resilience" is a new book written by Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former presidential candidate, John Edwards. In it she reveals many personals feelings and reactions to cancer, her husband's infidelity, etc. Critics comment about what this is doing to impact her children. I would ask these critics to take a good, close look at Elizabeth Edwards, consider her total life, observe her actions as a mother, wife, and special woman; and then think that she cannot objectively evaluate the feelings of her own kids. Please!
Who am I? After a lifelong history of speeches, writing, service on about 40 not-for-profit boards, and many diverse activities in North America and Europe, it seems judging me can come from reading a couple of my blogs. Of course that is nonsense, but it comes as part of the territory in the blog world. So be it. Below are a number of sentences that begin with FACTS about my life followed by conclusions quickly drawn by many ...far too many.