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Archive for November, 2012

The election is over, but the rhetoric remains. Remember when you were a kid and your mom told you to play nice. We seem to have lost the ability to play nice and share. Our elected officials seem unable to put aside their party affiliation and vote for what was beneficial to the nation as a whole. Remind them they work for you. I hope you voted.

We are coming upon the time of year when we are reminded of the bounty of our nation. If you have ever even visited another country, you know that the United States of America is the best country in the world. It was built on the backs of immigrants from every continent. Generations toiled the land and built the cities. It is not too much to honor them on Veterans Day and think of them as you carve your turkey. The DAR will be placing wreaths on the graves of Vets. This is the least we can do to thank them for their sacrifices.

The weekend after Halloween, a local mall had Santa. A recent poll showed that 77% of all Americans wanted stores to wait until after Thanksgiving to start marketing for Christmas. How do we convince them to cease making our religious holidays another money making event. It all starts with each of us. Voice an opinion.

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