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Not a Hurdle: A case in Support of Pending US Constitutional Amendment for Victim Rights

   This is a letter written to Congressman Trent Franks presenting a case in support for a pending house bill that would ultimately result in a U.S. Constitutional Amendment granting Victims of Crime Some very basic Rights.  It is a … Continue reading

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Hurdle 13: Going Home, Again

  There’s a story in the Bible, found at Mark 6, 1-6 and it goes kinda like this:  Jesus had started his ministry.  He had already performed various miracles and healed various sicknesses when he decided to take a trip … Continue reading

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Hurdle 12: The Lessons of A Dream

There’s an old story about a preacher that I remember from somewhere: It seems that there was a country preacher who, on every Sunday followed a very precise routine.  He woke up, like clockwork, at the exact same time,  ate the exact … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Call It Right On – Coward

NOTE.  THE GOVERNMENT NOW SAYS THIS IS NOT HOW THE FINAL BATTLE WENT DOWN.  I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN.  IT DOES NOT CHANGE THE BASIC PREMISE THOUGH SO I AM NOT DELETING. For those of you who read my last post, … Continue reading

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Hurdle Six – In the End, All Killers are Cowards, Even mass murderers

It never ceases to amaze me, the cowardess of the killer.  They are all the same.  They never change.  Their psyche is not unique, it’s as old as murder itself.  And, like Bin Laden, they reveal themselves in the end. Anyone … Continue reading

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Hurdle Five – – Why I Can’t Say Good Bye

As with all of us, I have a number of personality traits that are not common to most other people.  It’s what makes us all different. One of my quirkier traits is a penchant for disappearing.  If I am at … Continue reading

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Third Hurdle – Little Reminders are OK

Grampa’s Strength by Daniel J. Marco I swear I smelled his smoke this night Through the crack in that old door Swirling cigar used to chase my fright As the rocker creaked the boards Upon his knee my fears pulled … Continue reading

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