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Are you a Hero or a Villain?

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
When I was 12 years old, I experienced two events that changed the course of my life: (1) I got my own paper route; and (2) my mom drove me to the bank and opened up a checking account in my name.  The reason she opened the account was because she didn’t want the job of writing a check every week to the local newspaper (Peoria Journal Star).  When we got home, she taught… Read More

Does The Name Really Matter?

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
When I graduated from a public high school 36 years ago (1975), no one in high school talked openly about homosexuality.  There were some rumors about one of our teachers, but that was it.  If there were any students who were homosexual, nobody knew about it because it was never discussed.… Read More

A Booming Enterprise – Prisons

Saturday, July 16th, 2011
I graduated from high school in 1975 (36 years ago).  The school I attended was located in a rural area of Peoria County.  Most of the students in the school were from families in which at least one of the parents worked in a blue collar job, such as manufacturing or the building trades.  I came from one… Read More

Getting Away With Murder

Saturday, July 9th, 2011
[caption id="attachment_555" align="alignleft" width="244" caption="Caylee Marie Anthony"][/caption] In October of 1970, the people of Central Illinois were shocked by the senseless murder of two young girls – Theresa Gorsuch and Rebecca Staley.  Both girls were killed by Theresa’s older brother, Todd Gorsuch, who was 14 years old at the time.  Todd was later tried as an adult and… Read More

American Exceptionalism

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011
Every July 4th we celebrate “Independence Day,” the anniversary of when our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776). The United States of America is the only nation in the history of mankind that formally declared at the time of its founding that its citizens would always be allowed to exercise their God-given rights to life,… Read More