ISIS OR ISIL?

To most Americans, Obama's use of the term ISIL instead of ISIS is a bit curious. It is widely acknowledged that ISIS stands for the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria while ISIL stands for the Islamic State of Syria & The Levant. Is the difference...

John Kerry "Testifies" While the Wackadoodles Protest

I found it rather unsettling that John Kerry was "testifying" while there were spectators in the crowd who held up signs that indicated that "war" is "extremism". I came up with some questions:   1.] Is beheading innocent people who don't share...

Discipline Versus Child Abuse

Having raised two children, having a Grand-Daughter, and mentoring a plethora of other kids, I can tell you that discipline is NOT the same thing as child abuse. The goal of discipline is to alter a child's behavior without destroying the child. The...

Pay Up Or Get Your Credit Trashed!

There has been a plethora of commercials on Television with Celebrities claiming that we "need" to have our credit insured in order to prevent identity theft. It occurred to me that we are being given an "either or" scenerio. The scenerio is that we...