Monthly Archives: May 2014

Those Twenty-Somethin’ Colonels

By: Susan Bea Good Our President gave a speech last Wednesday, at the commencement ceremony for the United States’ Military Academy at West Point. This one was full of the usual self-focused ramblings and artificially familiar “shout outs”…at one point … Continue reading

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Be Nice or Go Away!

By: Susan Bea Good The finale of this season’s American Idol featured the band Paramore, whose lead singer sported a crop top with the command to “Be nice or go away!” I’ve noticed an increase in that sentiment being directed … Continue reading

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Character Comparisons

By: Susan Bea Good “Out of the Depths” is a compelling book about a veteran of WW2. 89 year old retired Marine, Edgar Harrell, survived the 1945 sinking of the USS Indianapolis in the South Pacific. 900 men immediately died in … Continue reading

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Booked by Brokaw

By: Susan Bea Good Years ago my husband and I worked closely with friends from India, building a ministry to children and widows. At times a situation would arise that required the use of strong direct words. “Booking” was the … Continue reading

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Executing the Retarded

By: Susan Bea Good Tonight MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is railing against George W. Bush’s decisions, years ago as Texas governor, to permit the executions of capital criminals with low IQs, at the time described as “retarded.” Maddow feigns righteous indignation, … Continue reading

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Do You Know?

By: Susan Bea Good Accusations are rarely received well. But questions, even hard ones, usually raise a response, because people naturally like to have their say. Recently South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy, turned the tables on the Press when he … Continue reading

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First Borns Out of Order

  By: Susan Bea Good I am the “first born” in my family. After years of birthday cards expressing my “special” status, I thought I understood the significance of the position. Only after the birth of my own, did I realize … Continue reading

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