Month: October 2007

Centrists Must Learn From The Tradition of Miranda or Suffer Its Consequence

Centrists Must Learn From the Tradition of Miranda or Suffer Its Consequence A little remembered judicial fact is that the Rehnquist Court, in the year 2000, by a 7-to- 2 vote, declared the Miranda decision unconstitutional. But the court refused to endorse their findings, claiming that Miranda must stand because: the warnings, ‘you have the… Read more »

Definiton of Globalization and Prayer Requests

Family and friends: From Tricia … Question: What is the truest definition of Globalization?   Answer: Princess Diana’s death. Question: How come? Answer: An English princess with an Egyptian boyfriend  crashes in a French tunnel,driving a German car with a Dutch engine,   driven by a Belgian who was drunk on Scottish whisky,(check the bottle… Read more »

Sir Richard … I Am Still Waiting For My Check … While California Burns

Last February I applied publically for Sir Richard Branson’s 25 million dollar prize. I felt then, and still feel that I have come up with a way of getting greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere. I claimed that prize, but Branson has yet to contact me, go figure. Here is the ‘pulp’ of that article:… Read more »

Take Time to Laugh … Read It You'll Enjoy!

Friends and family: Amongst all of the problems in the world: the press ignoring a Medals of Honor winner; the politicizing of the fires in California; the rush to get a bill for medical treatment of children through the House treating fewer children than the original bill, but costing much more; with the ‘mother of… Read more »

Prayer request … urgent; Forgiveness, lighter side

Family and friends: First on the lighter side …Morris, an 82 year-old man, went to the doctor to get a physical. A few days later, the doctor saw Morris walking down the street with a gorgeous young woman on his arm.    A couple of days later, the doctor spoke to Morris and said, “Wow, you’re really doing… Read more »

Social Experimentation or Education?

I was under the naïve impression that my tax dollars for public school were being used to teach kids how to read and write and strive for the ideal. But after last week’s headlines I now know differently. Public schools in Portland, Maine are now handing out birth control pills to eleven year olds. Sometimes… Read more »

C-Span & David to be at Pittsford Barnes and Noble; prayer request

Friends and family: David will be at the Pittsford Plaza Barnes and Noble at 7:00 PM on Saturday Oct. 20. If you are in the Rochester area and would like an autographed copy of “House to House” and/or would like to meet David consider greeting him and making him feel welcomed. Should you wish to… Read more »

The Long Run

I remember vividly the Cold War. I can still see Nikita Krushchev pounding his shoe on a table at the United Nations promising to bury America. The Soviets of that era stated that they would dominate the world with their ideology by military might and propaganda. They targeted our youth and told us by capturing… Read more »

A Little Italian Humor From Cousin Pat

An Italian walked into a bank in New York City and asked for the loan officer. He told the loan officer that he was going to Italy on business for two weeks and needed to borrow $5,000 and that he was not a depositor of the bank. The bank officer told him that the bank… Read more »