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“The good news is the movie Godzilla vs. Kong is having a good cash run at the box office. The bad news is I’d have thought they woulda worked out their differences by now.” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.

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Dear Dave, I’m 24, single and I make $60,000 a year. I’m also debt-free and live in an apartment, plus I have about $550,000 in a brokerage account that’s made up of 75 percent mutual funds and 25 percent single stocks. The money in the brokerage account was originally an inheritance of $280…

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This week in my class, we started reading a novel that the author wrote in honor of his parents. In the foreword, he thanked them for giving him both roots and wings. I had my students write what they thought that statement meant and then to put themselves in the place of a parent, and name …

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“So comes the word that President Joe Biden will be withdrawing the last U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the very significant date of Sept. 11 this year.  Now to anticipate how thick or thin will be the volumes of reports on what was accomplished in that harsh land in 20 years of combat, exp…

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It has been famously said that there is nothing new under the sun. It was true thousands of years ago, and if the intervening years are any indication of the future, it will be true thousands of years from now.

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“In the 1950s, President Dwight Eisenhower’s Cold War Secretary of State was an international scrapper named John F. Dulles, a fellow who reveled in brinksmanship with the Communist world and which powers might blink first in times of confrontation. Today, there’s much testy news (particular…

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So recently, I read an article from Well+Good media. It was about the five biggest regrets people have at the end of their lives, as told by a psychologist.

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Hey, the 2021 baseball season has begun! Last year was a tough one, because it’s hard to maintain social distance while completing a double play.

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“Just saw another very interesting piece on ‘Hollywood powers’ and their influence on political and social affairs. Call me out of touch, but the last Hollywood powers I paid any attention to were Roy, Hoppy and Gene, and their horses, Trigger, Topper and Champion.” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.

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“Without much of an explanation how about why the delay, Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband still have not been able to move into the under-repairs official vice presidential residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. So what do you think? A lot of broken furniture and …

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Windy looked out the window. It was a great day for helping. Windy Wilson sets one day aside each week for helping others, you see, and this was helping day.

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Luckily, I’ve got a little home office. It’s a place I can go sleep after my morning coffee.

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“China just wrapped up a $400-billion oil and security deal with Iran; the Taliban is likely drooling over the nearing departure of U.S. troops and personnel from Afghanistan; we’ve got shoring up to do in Europe; and nothing is going to get fixed on our southern border until we get greater …

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We are so wrapped up in the politics of the day, Democrat vs. Republican and the petty games they play, that we overlook the real power in our government and how that power has corrupted our republic to the point that we, as citizens, no longer have a voice in nor can we control it.

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This current COVID-19 outbreak is terrible, but we’ve still got it better then folks who lived between the fifth and 15th centuries.

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The exponential increase of violence against Asian Americans in the past year that was punctuated by shootings at the three Oriental-style massage parlors in and around Atlanta is another thing that can be put in the “thanks to Donald Trump, who didn’t see this coming” box.”

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