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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

The yards, pastures, etc. tried to turn green but then the excessive heat turned even that brown.  Most ponds are in bad shape.  Not to be greedy but we sure could use some more rain, even if it comes with ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

“Everyone who works for the government swears to uphold the Constitution. It was written to define and restrain the government. According to the Declaration of Independence, the government’s powers come from the consent of the governed. The government in America ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” –Benjamin Franklin, 1758 By golly, we received 1/10th of an inch of rain, then 1 ½ inches and then 2/3 of an inch, with more said to be coming.  ...

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You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You ...

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“…all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states or to the people.  To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specially drawn around the ...

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Here is some news to make you barf.  According to Channel 13 News in/from Indiana, undocumented workers using special cards provided by our government (as they don’t have legal Social Security numbers) are filing for Additional Child Tax Credits.  For ...

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“A nation can survive its fools, even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves against those within ...

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Do you remember not so very many years ago when the media was encouraging everyone to use savings accounts, etc?  That is a great idea however, have you paid much attention to the interest being paid on checking accounts, savings ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

I had a nice visit with Lee Weller at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center last Tuesday and heard the good news she will possibly return home this week.  While there I dropped in momentarily to introduce myself to Stella ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Ramble (per Websters Dictionary): To move aimlessly from place to place; to explore idly; to write or talk in desultory or long-winded and wandering seems to be my thing. Much as I would love to bring to readers local comments ...

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