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Celebrating Our Birthday - My Beautiful America

Celebrating Our Birthday - My Beautiful America

Jun 29 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | America, Independence Day | 13 Comments

I have just completed a leg of our 2015 tour that has taken me across the entire heartland of America, Pacific to Atlantic, and once again I'm deeply touched by what this country means to me.

As the 239th Birthday of the greatest nation the ...

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Flags

Flags

 The recent senseless act of slaughter in a church in Charleston, South Carolina awakened America to the ever present lunacy and evil that walks among us and has also reopened some old wounds and deep feelings on both sides of a long ...

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What Is Truth?

What Is Truth?

Jun 22 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | General, World Politics | 7 Comments

 “What is ‘truth’?”

Pontius Pilate asked this question as Jesus Christ stood in front of him accused of crimes against Rome.

Pilate knew that there was no validity to the charges, that the Pharisees and Jewish religious ...

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Who Do You Trust?

Who Do You Trust?

Jun 19 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Politics | 9 Comments

The government of the United States of America was not formed and instituted to rule over, spy on, dictate to, nor in any other way dominate its citizens, but to protect and serve, to patrol the borders and control the flow of immigrants and ...

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We Can At Least Dream

We Can At Least Dream

Jun 15 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Politics | 5 Comments
reporters and a fictitious presidential candidate named Smith.

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A Parting of the Ways

A Parting of the Ways

Jun 12 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | America, Religion | 12 Comments

We all know that one of the prime motivating factors that leads to the early immigration to the United States of America was freedom. Freedom from a monarchy, freedom from a societal class system that placed the ...

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An Open Letter to President Obama - 2015

An Open Letter to President Obama - 2015

Jun 8 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Obama, Politics | 168 Comments

Dear Mr. President,

This letter is not written in a spirit of hate, disrespect, nor is it motivated in any way by racial bias and is written with respect due the office and the awesome tasks that have been laid on your shoulders.

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The Mark

The Mark

Jun 5 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Religion | 7 Comments

 This column is not written by one claiming to be a prophet, a wise man or even a Bible scholar, but strictly from the point of view of a Christian believer who's drawn some serious personal conclusions concerning the End Times as we know ...

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Counting Blessings

Counting Blessings

Jun 1 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Life | 4 Comments

We Americans have become a race of spoiled people. Technology and science have provided us with conveniences that have lengthened our lives and shortened our steps, things once considered wonders that we have assimilated into our lifestyles and ...

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Seeing No Evil

Seeing No Evil

May 29 , 2015 | Posted by: Charlie | Obama | 8 Comments

One of two things is obvious about Barack Obama.

He is either a weak and incompetent man who hides from the truth and is afraid of confrontation or he is as naive as Neville Chamberlain.

His refusal to even identify the enemy ...

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