Tuesday, January 23, 2024


Follow Your Heart…

September 11, 2008 by  
Filed under News, Religion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) I received a rather rude email from a local minister who took umbrage with my failure to support Barack Obama for president. I was disappointed that rather than do what Jesus would have done and offer a reasoned and well-thought out rebuttal to my column, this man of the cloth simply called me […]

Straight Talk About Truthiness and Country First…

September 11, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Maybe if I didn’t know the history of how this country came to be. Maybe if I wasn’t keenly aware of how we came to be here in this country to begin with. Maybe if the first ship arriving with its precious human cargo to this country hadn’t been forced to adopt the […]

How Things Work…

September 5, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In a 2007 interview with the editorial board of Washington Post, Senator Joseph Biden offered these thoughts on the racial achievement gap in education, “There’s less than one percent of the population of Iowa that is African American. There is probably less than four or five percent that are minorities. What is in […]

We Wear The Mask…

September 3, 2008 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” —Sir John Lubbock In America, far too many people make claims about what exists without investigating any further than their own small circles. They then take those broad assumptions and pretend that the assumption is reality for all of us. The sad part […]

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