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I Was Brainwashed By The Boy Scouts

Recently, as I was driving back to Nashville from a trip, the Boy Scout Law began to run through my mind. It begins with “A Scout is,” and then lists 12 character traits that include: trustworthy, friendly, courteous, kind, cheerful, … Continue reading

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US Senator Charles Sumner — My 5th Greatest American

My fifth greatest American appears briefly in the new Steven Spielberg movie, Lincoln.  At the time of the movie, Charles Sumner had already led the passage of the 13th Amendment in the US Senate, so he has only a passing … Continue reading

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