When an Immigrant becomes an American

by Theodore Roosevelt 1907 In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else,…

This, my friend, is Acceleration

There are no manned rockets or airplanes built by any government in the world that can accelerate from a standing start as fast as a Top Fuel Dragster or Funny Car! One top fuel dragster 500 cubic inch Hemi engine…

Five Lessons on How to Treat People

1. First Important Lesson – Cleaning Lady During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions until I read the last one: “What is the…

Cheetahs and Impala

The Law Of The Wild says kill only when you are hungry Photographer Michel Denis-Huot captured these amazing pictures on safari in Kenya’s Masai Mara in October last year. He said, These three brothers (cheetahs) have been living together since they…

Love of a Sparrow

A female sparrow was hit by a car as she swooped low across the road. Her male mate brought her food and attended her with love and compassion. He brought her food again, but was shocked to find her dead….

Shay, Shay, all the Way

At a fund raising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its Dedicated…

I cross border, poor and broke …

I cross border, poor and broke,Take bus, see employment folk.Nice man treat me good in there,Say I need to see welfare. Welfare say, “You come no more,We send cash right to your door.”Welfare checks, they make you wealthy,Medicaid it keep…

The Real Charlie Brown

Look carefully at the B-17 and note how shot up it is – one engine dead, tail, horizontal stabilizer and nose shot up.. It was ready to fall out of the sky. (This is a painting done by an artist…

May God Bless this Airline Captain

He writes: My lead flight attendant came to me and said, “We have an H.R. on this flight.” (H.R. stands for human remains.) “Are they military?” I asked. “Yes,” she said. “Is there an escort?” I asked. “Yes, I already assigned him a…

Irena Sendler – Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Irena Sendler recently died at age 98. Few know her story. During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist.  She had a motive since she knew the Nazi’s plans for the Jews. Irena…