Crossing the Broken Blue Line
I have no doubt Michael Smithey is a diligent, conscientious police officer; one his boss, Chief Sam Hargadine is proud to have on the Iowa City force. It’s Smithey’s revelation of personal bias that’s troubling when laid bare on the streets he patrols. At first glance, Smithey appears rational as a negotiator, which in the line of duty, doesn’t allow for many character flaws. The | Read More »
Why Super Why is Awful
Super Why is a children’s show on PBS. It should be something I, as a parent, should love. It encourages reading, talks about letters, and discussing spelling. I don’t, though. Because it’s awful. On the show, the “Super Readers” jump into traditional fairy tale stories and try to save the day. In each instance, the creators of the show change the plot so much to | Read More »
IS ABORTION LEAGALIZED MURDER?
At some point during the pregnancy process the fetus is considered a life, (common sense no degree required on that logical thinking, but when this actually happens is at the heart of the disagreement on this issue). Because the fetus is in fact eventually at some point considered life, although many believe it is after being born, “I don’t”, it also, therefore, at some point, has a | Read More »
John McCain – Our Leader
John McCain is the veteran, the man who returned to his country and assumed his rights, roles and responsibilities. John and Sarah place country first and both realize that with the help of parents, grandparents and responsible citizens we can restore our Nation’s once strong foundation. Several weeks ago I attended my grandson’s high school football game. Excitement filled the air as parents, grandparents and | Read More »