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Remarks – Nobody Asked Me – But:

Remarks – Nobody Asked Me – But:

Nobody Asked Me – But: As the holiday season approaches, I’m sure you too are “fed-up” with all the analysis of the past election, the continuous discussion by “experts” on President Obama’s amnesty plans, and our state’s many decisions regarding the pros and cons on the safety of marijuana packages. Nobody Asked Me – But: […]

Kindling – Women have other issues besides politics

Kindling – Women have other issues besides politics

Many community newspapers are alive and well across the United States. Newspapers are still the best, and many times, the only source of news about the happenings in local communities and the residents who comprise the heart and soul of these American neighborhoods. In the most recent elections, only newspaper endorsements were quoted, nary a […]

Remarks – Happy Thanksgiving

Remarks – Happy Thanksgiving

“Happy days are here again.” Yes indeed, this year’s Thanksgiving Day political theme song can truly be “Happy days are here again” because earlier this month, our country’s voters decided to give our country’s senators and congress people a chance to restore individual freedom and responsibility to our society. BUT — we should also remember […]

Kindling – Time to shop locally on Nov. 29

Kindling – Time to shop locally on Nov. 29

Help merchants on Small Business Saturday  American Express originated the idea of having a Small Business day every year and it is set for Saturday, Nov. 29. This event is a chance to meet your local business folks who own the stores close to your home and neighborhood. Their children have probably gone to the […]

Remarks – Religion: Are we losing an American tradition?

Remarks – Religion: Are we losing an American tradition?

Oh how our country’s religious  traditions have changed! Seventy years ago during World War II there was a unity in our country based on the Judeo-Christian tradition. Above all, this tradition provided a rallying point for a united democratic front — first against Hitler, then against Communism. Reinhold Niebuhr, a prominent exponent of the Judeo-Christian […]

Kindling – Election observations

Kindling – Election observations

The recent election was a strong reminder that we are a politically driven Republic, meaning governed by elected officials representing the people, who then make decisions for all of us. If we don’t like the decision, we can change the folks making the choices. It appeared that President Obama is conciliatory and seems to want […]

Remarks – Veterans Day 2014 — I still remember

Remarks – Veterans Day 2014 — I still remember

We veterans from World War II are getting up in years, but we can still remember the Great Depression of the ‘30s and where we were on that fateful Dec. 7, 1941 — a day that changed our lives. Dec. 16 will mark the 70th anniversary of the day that German Tiger tanks, Panthers and […]

Kindling – Searching for common ground

Kindling – Searching for common ground

Elections nourish our liberties Tuesday’s election results brought both joy and sorrow for the many candidates and their supporters.   In every election, we have winners and losers, some who are happy and some who are sad. It involves thrilling enthusiasm for winners and dismay and sorrow from the losing parties. America seems to get […]

Remarks – Nobody Asked Me – But:

Remarks – Nobody Asked Me – But:

Vote Maria Mendelsberg for Cherry Hills Village District 2 Nobody Asked Me: But – I wonder what would happen if everybody believed what this year’s candidates are saying about one another and nobody won? Throughout our country’s history, it has always taken lots of money for a candidate to get his message to potential voters. […]

Kindling – Ink still in demand

Kindling – Ink still in demand

Newspapers best to address local issues There is just nothing as good as sitting around the kitchen table with a hot cup of coffee and reading the newspaper, and not one, but many, pure heaven. I just spent some time scanning exchange newspapers that I receive from some of my National Newspaper Association friends who […]

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