I Was There, November 22, 1963

I was there. I saw him, that fateful day, November 22, 1963, in downtown Dallas. I, and a group of maybe fifteen 13 and 14 year olds from J. L. Long Junior High, no chaperone, or other adult presence. Parents had freely given permission for us to walk a half-mile to the nearest bus stop, catch the bus to downtown, make our way among the city streets, find a spot on the curb, and watch the presidential cavalcade. We saw him, JFK, the beautiful, smiling Jackie, the handsome Governor Connally, and the elegant Nellie. They graciously waved while we screamed … Continue reading I Was There, November 22, 1963

The Pastor and Politics: the Particularly Puzzling Puddle

The Election Conundrum I could not vote for Barack Obama for President of the United States. I am a fiscal conservative. I want a more balanced budget. After listening carefully to President Obama’s State of the Union Message in 2012, I realized I was unable to support him, as much as I do respect him as a person. I could not vote for Mitt Romney for President of the United States.  I am a person who feels strongly that the government needs to be working in awareness of the giant underclass that our economic policies have helped create.  To have … Continue reading The Pastor and Politics: the Particularly Puzzling Puddle