Bob Rice

Well, about 48% of the country is unhappy right now. Consider me one of them.

Like many, I’ve been invested in this election. Read numerous stories and blogs on the Internet. Followed the debates. Talked about it a lot. Prayed. Voted. And yet the same guy who was elected President four years ago is the same guy who got voted in today. Once again he’s talking about “hope” in front of a cheering Chicago audience. After the speech they played Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care Of Our Own.”

I would have rather had an election result that ended with Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

I’m not the only one who prayed and fasted for this day. At Church every Sunday (and daily) we’ve been praying or our country and for the election. Though the prayers never specifically said, “We pray Mitt Romney wins,” that seemed like…

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The Most Important Result is Still To Come


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These are my thoughts… (a post from my friend)


A fantastic post by a good friend…..   These are my thoughts... ...shared mostly so you can understand where I am coming from, even if you disagree with me. It is 11:47 pm right now and I should be sleeping. I should be sleeping but I am unable to. One hour ago, it appeared that … Continue reading These are my thoughts… (a post from my friend)

America…How I weep for Her


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The Sound of Electronic Silence


Cover of Sounds of Silence (Exp) Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence Sounds Of Silence By: Simon & Garfunkel The song … Continue reading The Sound of Electronic Silence

Leadership or Anti-Leadership


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The Loss of Freedom for our own Good…


The United States Supreme Court. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Yesterday the United States Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare, a massive intrusion into our personal lives and our freedoms. With this ruling, the courts granted congress the power to force Americans into purchasing products that they may or may not want or need. By the courts calling the … Continue reading The Loss of Freedom for our own Good…

I was Raised in a Home…


I was born and raised in a home that thought respect was a good thing, that children showed respect to their elders, at all times, regardless of what the child thought of them. I was raised in a home where manners was a requirement to eat at the dinner table, for everyone, guest included. I … Continue reading I was Raised in a Home…

Retreat to Success: A Book Review


Anyone who has read my blog or knows me, knows that I love to read. You would also know that I love to read all different types of books, from Catholic to Stephen King and everything in-between, reading is the elixir of life, books are your friend when no one else it, books are the … Continue reading Retreat to Success: A Book Review