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Good BYE 2008, Welcome 2009

December 30, 2008


No question 2008 has been a tumultuous year! We can easily list all challenges that we’re having, such as the weak economy, war in the Middle East and Afghanistan, falling home values, retirement worries, freakish storms throughout the country! Don’t let all the craziness going on in the world distract you from what’s most important. […]

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2008


I wanted to take a moment and wish everyone in our neighborhood (Education Hill), our city (Redmond), our state (Washington), our country, (USA) and our planet (Earth) a VERY Merry Christmas! May God Bless you and yours and keep you safe during this holiday season!

Cyber-War and President-elect Obama

December 9, 2008


The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has issued a wake-up call to the next US President. Cyber-security is a national priority and I’m hopeful that our President-elect is tech savvy enought to realize the threats facing the United States in this area. Let’s face it, our nation has already suffered a number of […]

The “Sins of the Wallet”

December 6, 2008


I strongly encourage everyone to read the article on the "Sins of the Wallet" on the National Catholic Register.The suggestion in the article by Supreme Knight Carl Anderson for a "national examination of conscience" is exactly what is needed! There are so many actors complicit in the financial morass that we, as a nation, need […]

Chinese Military Buildup in the Pacific

December 5, 2008


Check out this video from CNN on the Chinese Military Buildup in the Pacific.   Could the economic situation lead to war? This has happened before. He who fails to study history is doomed to repeat it! Let’s all pray that we are not moving closer to the brink of war.