Changing Heroes

It doesn’t happen all at once, like finding the train set Santa was supposed to bring at the back of your parents’ closet, suddenly realizing the rumors you heard from the older kids were true.  It’s more of a gradual process like understanding that your dad isn’t the strongest man on the block, Superman really […]

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The Statue of Liberty

Often, people have difficulty framing their arguments when debating the currently proposed immigration revisions.  Rosemary LaBonte had no such problem in the letter she wrote to the Orange County Register.  Unfortunately, although it was clear and concise, they wouldn’t publish it because this particular letter to the editor was “either deemed politically incorrect” or simply […]

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‘Chubs’ In Toyland

Major chubs are not plus-sized, not full figured or even 3X, they’re simply chubs.  When something jiggles where it’s not supposed to, it can be grossly unattractive at best and hugely unhealthy at worst … beyond any bruising that may occur to some rosy-cheeked little cherub’s self-esteem.  I’m not talking about overweight caused by unavoidable […]

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“O”

How out of touch with common sense and reality can “O” be when he suggests that people talk about his healthcare debacle during their family Christmas celebration?  I suppose he’d rather if folks leave off the debacle part, but that’s pretty hard to do when your Holiday present from the White House has been to […]

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Thanksgiving Eve

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It’s About Thanks

When I first got into radio, a veteran of the business warned me that I would meet “every nincompoop, bubblehead and incompetent in the world” there.  He was right … but it’s also where I met some of the nicest people in the world.  I was undeterred by his statement because I had already studied […]

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