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The Iditarod On 12,000 Calories A Day

January 21, 2014 by


Battle Dawgs Racing, Alaska’s Healing Hearts and Iditarod benefit wounded warriors By Paul Driessen ~ This winter’s record Midwestern freeze made any outdoor activity a real challenge. It also made us appreciate modern housing, heating, transportation and hydrocarbons – and what our frontline troops have endured in the Aleutians, Korea and Afghanistan. I’ve been in […]

Bondage Dolls And Green Weenies

January 6, 2014 by


By Tom McLaughlin ~ This year I took down the Christmas tree. Usually it’s my wife who decides the season is over and it’s time to move on into the less charming part of our long, New England winter. Granddaughters Claire and Lila were against taking it down, however, and I had to deal with […]

The Gifts Of Jahi

January 2, 2014 by


By Michelle Malkin ~ New Year’s Day should be a time of fresh beginnings and forward motion. But for the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, (pictured) the holiday season has been suspended in a cloud of unfathomable pain and suffering: A routine tonsillectomy gone wrong. A beautiful child declared “brain dead.” Lawyers, TV cameras, tears. […]

Merry Kwanzaa Or Whatever

December 30, 2013 by


By Dave the Sage ~ And I have been waiting all year to post this picture… If you didn’t know better you might think that the word Christmas was the dirtiest of dirty words and one not worthy of being uttered in public. Salvation Army bell ringers with their red kettles, Christmas carols, colored lights […]

Christmas Greetings From PA Pundits International – 2013

December 25, 2013 by


We regulars at PA Pundits International who contribute their own Posts, and also republish articles from other writers that don’t have log-in privileges,  would like to take this special time to wish you all a wonderful and a peaceful Christmas, and we hope that you can share that day with your family, because after all, […]

Music, Movies, And Me

April 6, 2013 by


By Edward Cline ~ I chanced upon an essay by Jeff Britting, “Romantic Music: Dead or Alive?” on the American Renaissance weblog and was slightly astounded to learn that it was written in the same year as my Social Critic essay, “Why the Music Died,” penned in the summer of 1997, and republished on Rule […]

Finding Balance

April 3, 2013 by


By Tom McLaughlin ~ There are ways of knowing beyond the logical and empirical. We can know things in our hearts with certainty. Most of you probably understand this already, but I’m just getting used to it, having overused my brain and underused my heart for most of my sixty-two years. I’m striving for more […]


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