Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?


http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=https://anamericanpointofview.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/lent-2011-are-you-ready-for-it/ Image via Wikipedia With Lent here, it’s a good time to ask the question, “Are you ready for it?” or an even better question, “Do you understand it?” Lent is a complex time in the Church year, we are depriving ourselves, we are reminded of our mortality yet we are to be preparing for … Continue reading Lent 2011: Are you ready for it?

Mr. President, your pint of blood is ready…


Image via Wikipedia Strange days indeed… A quote from John Lennon from: Everybody's talking and no one says a word Everybody's making love and no one really cares There's Nazis in the bathroom just below the stairs Always something happening and nothing going on There's always something cooking and nothing in the pot They're starving … Continue reading Mr. President, your pint of blood is ready…

The Poverty Hype


Image by Getty Images via @daylife                     I just wanted to share the link below concerning the American poor. Based on my travels to countries such as China, Brazil, India, I would have to agree with the commentary below. GOPUSA » Commentary » Sherline: Poverty Hype … Continue reading The Poverty Hype

Obama wants longer school years, not a new idea at all


Image via Wikipedia The debate of the longer school year has surfaces yet again, and in truth, I have been in this debate for years. In Michigan, when the state first started to offer charter schools, my brother and I ventured to start one. We were the proud owners of Midwest Tech, a school that … Continue reading Obama wants longer school years, not a new idea at all