My mother, Thelma Williams was thrust into an inherited family of four and eventually had eight children of her own, two of which were stillborn. She loved the first four as if they were her own and struggled mightily to provide a loving, nurturing and stable household for our family.
Speed cameras are sold as a means of protection. Over and over you will hear politicians and the makers of these cash cows talk about safety. â€śSafety this. Safety that. Think of the children, and Iâ€™m offended you think they we are only doing this for the money.â€ť
Collins is a 34 year old NBA center. Think about the imagery that immediately creates in your head- He is athletic, tall, and on the down side of his career. Most people, even NBA fans probably did not know Collins until this week. So we also know that he was not a star.
We need businessmen to get more involved in our communities outside the school system. Instead of building another youth basketball center so people can pretend they have done something to help inner city kids, we need to build centers to teach kids about computers and business.
To truly proclaim oneself as the epitome of tolerance, one must be tolerant of all, refusing to judge any for their beliefs. That means the truly tolerant can never make a stand against hate, bigotry, abuse, etc. because, by their own belief system, they cannot openly judge the actions of others as right or wrong. Rather they must accept all.
Through both his words and actions, President Obama expressed an unwavering support for Israel, helped assuage doubts about Americaâ€™s commitment to Israeli security and strengthened the stateâ€™s relationship with the U.S. He also put Iran on notice that the allies are united, rather than divided, over the need to halt Tehranâ€™s pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability.
It is typical of politicians to enter in to a policy with the best intentions, even if those intentions are at odds with higher ideals. In the case of political figures tackling obesity, what can start out as an effort to give consumers better information and choices, turns into making the choices for you.
You know why immigration brings people to a boiling point, separates races, and creates classes in our society? Itâ€™s simple, really: OWNERSHIP. Hard line Mexican and Latin Americans coming across the border to Texas and California believe the states belong to them.
Dr. Carson came under fire for these remarks; people called them political, or partisan. What is wrong with a physician sharing his perspective on health policy? Is it partisan just because this is President Barack Obama weâ€™re dealing with, whom the media has seemingly vowed to protect at any cost?