Simple Answer to the Complex Problem of Today’s Football Quandary

Simple Answer to the Complex Problem of Today’s Football Quandary The brouhau churning our nation today is divisive and disruptive. There IS a simpler answer that has escaped everyone’s attention. BRING BACK A FEW MOMENTS OF PRAYER RIGHT AFTER THE ANTHEM. We lost our way when Christians were castigated and fined in the sports leagues and in every aspect of our lives for bowing their heads in prayer NOT a “religious” prayer by any one religious group but a heartfelt prayer of solidarity and belief in values and purpose. If those who attend do not want to participate, oh well. … Continue reading

“Go To Hell, Mike Tomlin”

Reposted verbatim from the blog hosted by lovelyd24.  Your faithful columnist, a Pittsburgh native and former Steelers fan, believes this is the best summary of the take-a-knee poseurs published to date. https://lovelyd24.wordpress.com/ Go to hell Mike Tomlin September 25, 2017 Leave a comment Dear Mike Tomlin, James Harrison, Ben Roethlisberger and any other Steeler who feels a need to criticize Bronze Star recipient Alejandro Villanueva for honoring the flag that his brothers came home under, you can all go to hell. On Sunday your team had 3 options, stand and support America, sit/kneel and disrespect America or 3 take the coward’s … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — December 14, 2015

. “All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external trappings of elevated office. To me there is nothing in it, beyond the lustre which may be reflected from its connection with a power of promoting human felicity.” George Washington, letter to Catherine MacAuly Graham, 1790 ~ ~ Grouchy ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — September 09, 2015

. There comes a time in the life of every human when he or she must decide to risk “his life, his fortune, and his sacred honor” on an outcome dubious. Those who fail the challenge are merely overgrown children, can never be anything else. Robert A. Heinlein,  (7 July 1907 – 8 May 1988) Stranger in a Strange Land (1961; 1991)   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — August 17, 2015

. So, let us not be blind to our differences – but let us also direct attention to our common interests and to the means by which those differences can be resolved. John F. Kennedy, (29 May 1917 – 22 November 1963)   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — July 11, 2015

. “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” Martin Luther King Jr., (January 15, 1929, April 04, 1968),   A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — June 13, 2015

. “We have done with Hope and Honour, we are lost to Love and Truth, We are dropping down the ladder rung by rung, And the measure of our torment is the measure of our youth. God help us, for we knew the worst too young! From “Gentleman Rankers” “The Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses” Rudyard Kipling, (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)   ~ ~   Grouchy   ~ ~

Quote Of The Day — February 21, 2015

. “He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world’s believing him. This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions.” THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Peter Carr, Aug. 19, 1785   ~ ~  Grouchy  ~ ~ H/T  B.B.

Quote Of The Day — September 11, 2013

. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it’s yours. But to win it requires total dedication and a total break with the world of your past, with the doctrine that man is a sacrificial … Continue reading