Category: American Society & Heritage

February 18, 2012

Stating Historical Facts Is Not Discrimination

Blacks were once enslaved in America. Jews were once persecuted and killed by Germany’s NAZI Party. Thomas Jefferson fought and defeated Muslims who were, even that long ago, targeting Christians because they believed their religion mandated such of …

February 11, 2012

Americans Are Better Than Who Obama Thinks We Are.

Along with their ever-present accusation that anyone who criticizes or disagrees with America’s first black president is a racist, class envy is the centerpiece of Obama’s re-election campaign.

January 26, 2012

Lloyd’s Life Lessons: 93 Year Old White Woman Taught Me A Little About Race & People

Mary’s mom and dad who raised her are loving in-laws. Despite years of marriage, Mary’s “birth” mother still refuses to meet me or acknowledge our marriage because I am black. Her mother, Easter Pansy, is Mary’s grandmother.

January 8, 2012

The Folly of God-Denial

As the political season heats up it occurs to me that, as important as elections are, unless the hearts of men are changed, the heart of a nation cannot awaken. Our nation is experiencing heart failure. It needs an awakening …

December 30, 2011

Don’t Get Offended This Christmas

Don’t you dare say, “Merry Christmas” or someone might get offended! Don’t wave that American flag! Foreigners might get offended. Change the school mascot from the Redskins to something else or Native Americans might get teed off. …

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Most “role models” = a parent’s worst nightmare. (If not, maybe some restructuring of standards is needed?) Imagine your daughter wanting to grow up to be Lindsay Lohan, or your son wanting to be Charlie Sheen. Yikes! Unfortunately, there’s hardly …

December 29, 2011

Sioux Me

Don’t you get tired of thin skinned cry babies? Once again there is a big flap about the offensiveness of a certain Indian mascot. But this time, it is not the Indians, excuse me, Native Americans, who are offended. …

December 28, 2011

What Makes Christmas Merry?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 28 Dec 2011

While thinking about what to write this week, I looked over at the bulletin board in my office and saw the Christmas card we got a couple of years ago from one of our daughters and her family… it’s a …

December 26, 2011

Lloyd’s Life Lessons: Getting What You Give

According to news reports, Black Friday shoppers were rude, crude and out-of-control. People were assaulting each other with fists, pepper spray and one incident even involved a gun. It sounded pretty threatening and crazy out there in Shopper’s Land.

December 14, 2011

Lloyd’s Life Lessons: The Extraordinary Leg-less Man

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 14 Dec 2011

My performance of a song at an event did not meet my usual standard. While I was in perfect vocal form, the incompetent sound man unintentionally sabotaged my presentation. The presentation was not bad, just mediocre. Mediocre is unacceptable because …

Halligan Nomination Debacle Exemplifies America’s Precarious Crossroads

Finally, Senate Republicans have achieved a political and moral victory. Caitlin Halligan, a far-left judicial activist and Obama nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia was soundly rejected in a fifty-four to forty-five Senate vote …

December 11, 2011

The Ultimate Devastating Price of Government Dependency

The devastating price of government dependency. I witnessed it up close and personal in the late 50s when I was a child. Both of my mom’s sisters had five kids each by various men who simply deposited their seed and …

December 8, 2011

Tim Tebow Brings Culture Wars to Sports

I’m in the Pittsburgh market so I don’t get to see too many Denver Bronco games, and they are not my team anyway. I watch the Steelers((I’m still hoping for a rematch with the Packers) but I can’t help but …

December 7, 2011

Afloat in the Ether on my Smartphone

In order to bolster his argument that Western Civilization is dying, Mark Steyn in After America: Get Ready for Armageddon, makes the following comparison between 60-year intervals. He posits that a time traveler from 1890 who alighted from his machine …

November 28, 2011

Topeka, Kansas, Unified School District 501 Places Sexual Deviancy on Its Curriculum

What part should schools play in the personal development of our children? Most parents naturally expect teachers and administrative staff to assist their children in learning important skills like reading, writing, and arithmetic, but we now know a child’s development …

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