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Chicken Shawarma – The kids still think they had ‘Tacos.’

By Ashley d’Oliveira, Home Culinary Artist   The notable French author of Maxims, Francois De La Rochefoucauld, wrote that, “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” For those familiar with the countless hours of meal planning and execution – we tip our hats to the wisdom of this honorable Frenchman!…

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Second wave here?

By Ralph Dickerson As a student of history I like to examine various historical events to see if a pattern exists between them. Examining the current COVID-19 pandemic reveals striking similarities between this event and the 1918 flu pandemic. Both pandemics hit the United States in the springtime, and quickly spread across the country. The…

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Why the polls were wrong

By Ralph Dickerson Prior to this year’s presidential election, polling data and pundits predicted Democrat Joseph Biden to win in a landslide. National polling data showed Biden with a 51-percent to 43-percent lead on Republican Donald Trump. The results on November 3rd surprised pundits, and showed the national polls erred significantly predicting Trump’s support. Though…

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The left a threat to free speech

By Ralph Dickerson I am a strong believer in free speech, and I think it is one of the things that help make the United States the best country in the world. Free speech gives each of us the right to say what we think and believe about an issue without fear of government retaliation.…

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Half way through pandemic?

By Ralph Dickerson The 1918 flu pandemic lasted for two years, and hit the world in four consecutive waves of infection. According to estimates, the 1918-20 pandemic killed roughly one-third of the world’s population, and around 650,000 people in the United States. The first official case of what became known as the “Spanish Flu” started…

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Some colleges promoting totalitarian state in guise of inclusiveness

By Ralph Dickerson The hallmark of a healthy society is its tolerance of opposing points of view; a healthy society realizes two equally intelligent people possess widely divergent views on any issue; therefore the right of one group to hold or espouse a controversial or offensive view should be protected at all costs. The U.S.…

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National Compact Unconstitutional

By Ralph Dickerson Democrats hate the Electoral College provision of the United States Constitution, and continue to explore ways to eliminate this constitutionally mandated provision. The latest scheme is called the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. Simply put, several states adopted an agreement that does an end around of the Electoral College provision of the…

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My name is Mr. Paycheck

My name is Mr. Paycheck By Ralph Dickerson I worked in fast food for several years, and also worked as an assistant manager at a franchise restaurant in Owensboro for a time, so it is not easy for me to write this blog regarding the poor service I receive in so many fast food restaurants.…

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Turmeric Root

By Jennifer Wimmer Turmeric Root has incredible health benefits. The active compound in it is Curcumin. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, antiseptic and detoxification properties. Studies have shown that it actually cleans out your arteries! Always check with your doctor and/or do plenty of research, before adding it into your diet. Turmeric can be taken…

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Hungry horsefly

By Ralph Dickerson For some reason, I have a lot of horseflies around my house, though no one around me owns livestock, and they are aggressive buggers!  When I pull up in my car of the evening when I get home from work, it is not uncommon for them to slam into my car windows…

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