Category Archives: patriotic

Prop 205–Marijuana: No Fun In Arizona

Who Wrote Arizona’s Initiative to Legalize Recreational Marijuana? It wasn’t anyone who cares about children, society, employers, or highway safety to name a few. If you think well-intended policy makers at the Arizona State Capitol wrote the 19 pages known … Continue reading

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Gold Star Mothers

Mike Broomhead, KFYI talk show host, recently mentioned Gold Star Moms at a Republican Club meeting in Fountain Hills, Arizona. On the way home, my daughter said that she hadn’t heard about Gold Star Mothers.  “If I hadn’t researched World War Two … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

The sound of rivet guns ringing in her ears, Rosie the Riveter took her work at the shipyard  or at Boeing aircraft seriously during WWII. When the holes had to be reamed out to make them larger, Rosie did that, … Continue reading

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Dear Kilroy…A Letter from Home

Well, Kilroy, Veteran’s Day was last Friday, November 11, 2011. I thought of you. We’ve known each other for a few years now, and I suppose it’s time I pen my thoughts in this personal letter from my heart.  You’ll notice … Continue reading

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And All That Jazz!

I can still hear my mother’s voice when she expressed a strong opposing opinion. Always, Thelma Groves ended her comments with, “And all that jazz!” Mother could have continued her thoughts on any given subject, but she knew when to … Continue reading

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