The material at the end of this article will show where I stand in relation to Church and State. I am naïve enough to believe that some few people may be able to assimilate facts that directly contradict their learned dogma, not many, but some. That’s why I carry on writing against the rising tide of ignorant fundamentalist dogma and continuous Catholic dictatorship.
Jesus said, “And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32
It may not make us free in the current circumstances but it is better to know the truth than to work from a foundation of falsehoods. Here then is a summary of several truths about the government and the current situation, which when put together may lead interesting conclusions.
It is very rare to read anyone who can say exactly what is going on at any time. We get so used to spin and lies from the media and the government, state and federal, that we have forgotten what the truth sounds like. Well, thanks to Charley Reese, here it is, as clearly as it can be said, and right on the button, no matter your politics or religion.
Be sure to Read the Poem at the end.
Charley Reese's final column for the Orlando Sentinel... He has been a journalist for 49 years. He is retiring and this is HIS LAST COLUMN.
My step daughter has three very strong, very handsome young men as sons. The youngest has been signed up by the Angels and is currently playing at top A level in California.
That sentence contains most of my knowledge of baseball. I have seen one game in real life and none on the screen. But the continuous trickle of data about the game due to discussions at Richton Perk between Shirley and the baseball fans there aroused my interest enough to check out how it all began.