Monthly Archives: May 2013

Broaden Your Source of Information on Current Events

Before I climb down off my soapbox, I’d like to rant a little more on recent events.

Let’s take our duty as citizens seriously. Don’t always accept whatever a particular TV channel is pedaling, some are preaching to their choir only. Use that remote to surf around to other channels. I’m not saying you should twist and turn in the wind with each press of the remote button and change your point of view accordingly. I’m simply suggesting you balance what they have to say, and make an informed decision, based on fact (as close as you can get) not limited input or emotion. I came across a quote that seemed to define what we’re looking at right now in our country. Gore Vidal said,

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Stop Being a Mealy-Mouth

In the last few years I’ve become acutely aware of the fact  we’re becoming a nation of mealy-mouths, in our homes, in our schools, and in our government. We have come to endorse a culture of  oral indefinites. We toss around words like “unacceptable” and “inappropriate”, and phrases such as “mistakes were made” so we can feel good about being tolerant. We accept the morally unacceptable as “not illegal.” We scold bullies in school for their “unacceptable” and “inappropriate” actions while forcing the victim to endure these actions which have no or little consequence for the perpetrator.

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Why This Site?

Because, I was fed up trying to find contacts for clubs, phone numbers in my pile of phone books (no two offering the same information, I might add), upcoming events in my pile of newspapers (sometimes reading about the event after the fact), and never quite finding what I needed, when I needed it.

I wanted a single source, one go-to site, where updated information was always available, and one click would take me to it. TaDa—The birth of This site will address all these issues . . . . . . . . . . and more.

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