Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ye be confused. I saw it and it was no palace. It was quite ... (click for more)
Kids whose parents are active members in the military were special guests of the New York Yankees when they played the Tampa Bay Rays in an exhibition game last Sunday in Tampa. The Yankees had even arranged for taped videos so some of the kids could watch with the rest of the crowd as their parents told how much they missed them on the Jumbotron. Both the kids and the fans ate it up, the Yankees and Rays players loving it most of all. ... (click for more)
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Since the inception our “grand experiment”, America became dependent on the citizen soldier for its safety, security and serenity. The annals of history record that for the African-American soldier ... (click for more)
If we ever needed an example of why NPR should be stripped of federal funding it is the recent dust-up about the firing of the so-called journalist Jacqui Helbert by WUTC. Can someone tell ... (click for more)
Three years ago today, I was canvassing in Alton Park. President Obama called for a day of action to help educate people about the Affordable Care Act and Chris Anderson responded by mobilizing ... (click for more)
Should the Visitors Bureau give details on how they are spending over $7 million in hotel/motel tax funds?