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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

Here we go again.  The administration in D.C. has now mandated that in a few years all new vehicles must give us 55 miles to the gallon.  According to the New York Times (a fish wrap paper), this will add ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Lately I’ve been inundated with e-mails containing essays and “reports” about the upcoming Republican and Democratic conventions, as well as the general election in November. Unfortunately, the majority of these indicate these events being targeted for violence, violence perpetrated by ...

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Another lady on our mail route called me last Tuesday.  Some of her mail has not been delivered to her and she had to call a business to find out the amount of her monthly bill.  While this lady was ...

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I am borrowing here some comments of Walter Williams in his August 8th essay in JWR, received via the Internet.  “Nazism is a form of socialism.  In fact, the term Nazi stands for the National Socialist German Workers’ Party.  Nazis ...

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“I’ve come to believe there is little, if any, honesty in the media, and ethic is a word they are totally unfamiliar with.” –Ronald Reagan The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse is ...

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So many of our citizens do not have access to the comments I often share, and I share them in the hope you see the wisdom they offer.  At a gathering last week two different women commented on this column ...

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“I am concerned for the security of our great nation, not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.” –General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) We had a small “rodeo” here again when ...

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I am SO sick and tired of all the junk mail purporting to be surveys, etc. and each one asking for donations for this and that, mostly political entities….to investigate this or that, to support this group or that group ...

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Have you noticed the musk thistles?  I see them as I drive to town, some in fields and some on the roadside.  With this drought much of the ground is bare and an excellent way for the thistle seeds to ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”  -Leo F. Buscaglia ...

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