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posticon US Presidential Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017

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With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds…to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations. ~ US President Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865, just before the end of the Civil War

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Despite our title and that image above, this post is not about politics.Read more

posticon We’re All God’s Children by John Cali

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That title is taken from something an American politician recently said. It’s not something you’d expect a politician to say.

As most folks all over the world know, the United States government has become a hotbed of divisiveness, partisanship, and prejudice. Politics and government have become major sources of frustration for Americans.

The American people often see their politicians as dishonest, self-serving puppets. I have no political convictions nor much interest in politics. But I am heartened by the occasional breath of fresh air.Read more