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John Philip Sousa and The Stars and Stripes Forever

Perhaps nothing expresses patriotism more than a parade—an Independence Day parade to be more specific. Old Glory and its honor guard lead the parade with the stars and stripes fluttering in the breeze. Following the flag is a band most … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo: A salute to our Mexican neighbors

Americans love to party. If we don’t have something to celebrate we find excuses. Two of the biggest party days of the year just happen to celebrate countries known for their libations. This Saturday we will salute our neighbor to … Continue reading

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Columbus, Home Sweet Home

In Columbus we actually look at the stranger on the street and we are not afraid to smile at them and occasionally say hello and wish them a good day. We have been known to strike up a conversation with strangers waiting in line or seated at a table next to us in a restaurant. These are the things that should be the heartbeat of a great city. Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW ON VIDEO: The Conspirator Is for those with Inquisitive Minds

The Conspirator is an excellent movie but not everyone’s taste. If you are in the mood for a mind numbing movie to kill a couple of hours then this is definitely not the movie you want; but, if you are … Continue reading

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Bring on the parades—this is the 4th of July

This is the Fourth of July holiday weekend and in true American fashion many communities are exercising their right to open debate. As communities prepare for the big celebration of America’s independence, many people are voicing doubts over everything from … Continue reading

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LET US NEVER FORGET: The Civil War Was NOT Civil

This is an anniversary we should remember but not celebrate. As you are now aware, it is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. I have always thought that was an odd name to give a war … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE YOU DONE, JIM TRESSEL?

One of the last untarnished icons of truth, justice, and the American way just received a black eye. The man who preaches morality, character building, and “do the right thing” is guilty of one of the worst sins—lying. Today, we … Continue reading

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