Rise Above the Tweet

By: Rev. David Wilson Rogers The challenge is tremendous and the cycle is overpowering. President Trump fires off a Tweet, and the media pounces on those 140 characters with a feeding frenzy of convoluted controversy. Social media gets involved and opinions fly faster than the frenzied flight of water fowl after a gun goes off. Some celebrate … some retaliate. Some cry foul and some sing out with praise. Some pray, some yell, some post, some fret, and some celebrate. Then, amid the frenzied fanaticism, fingers of blame are pointed,…

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Election 2016 Wrap-Up

By: Chris McManigal Well, one things for sure, it’s over. The debates, the town hall meetings, the Facebook posts, the yard signs, done. Tuesday, November 8, 2016 is now behind us. Donald J. Trump, billionaire real estate mogul, author and TV personality is the new President Elect of the United States. Come January 20th he will be sworn in and start his term like so many before him and thus the peaceful transition of power we enjoy in this country will continue its tradition. Many polls had favored Hillary Clinton…

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Candidate Close-Up: Donald Trump

By: Chris McManigal Second of a 4-part series spotlighting the Presidential candidate from the Democrat, Republican, Libertarian and Green Party. Donald Trump was famous for a long time before becoming the focus of the news every night. He’s been a businessman, TV star and author before first running for President in 2000 as the Reform Party candidate. That bid for the Presidency was ultimately unsuccessful, but gave the public a first glance at Trump as a politician. Trump first began his career working for his father’s business known at the…

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