Jimmy Carter, News, Obama, Politics, State of the country

Does This Sound and Feel Familiar…? by Beverly Hicks Burch

Does this sound and feel familiar…? For the first time in the history of our country the majority of our people believe that the next five years will be worse than the past five years. Jimmy Carter "Energy and the National Goals -- A Crisis of Confidence," 1979 Why is it an ineffectual Democratic President… Continue reading Does This Sound and Feel Familiar…? by Beverly Hicks Burch

"John Stossel", 29860302, Autoimmune Diseases, cancer, Fat Tax, Food Police, Government, Healthcare, James 1:8, Life, News, Politics

John Stossel and the Food Police

SHARE - John Stossel and the Food Police Posted using ShareThis I left a comment on John's blog concerning this issue. You see, this takes away individual responsibility and opens the door for the government to rule every aspect of your life. That's just what we need in this country now...less individual responsibility...NOT! At first… Continue reading John Stossel and the Food Police

Health, News, The South, WebMD

Southern States are Happiest…No, Joke…

Interesting article on WebMD this morning…and I for one…and millions of other Southerners have known about this all of our lives. The South is a fantastic place to live!! One of the best kept secrets in the country in my humble opinion 😉 Only one determining factor I disagree with in minor measures is the… Continue reading Southern States are Happiest…No, Joke…

Children, Health, Healthcare, Life, News, Political Correctness Run Amok

Insurer Changes Mind: Fat Baby to Get Health Coverage – Children’s Health – FOXNews.com

Insurer Changes Mind: Fat Baby to Get Health Coverage - Children's Health - FOXNews.com Posted using ShareThis In a time when healthcare and healthcare reform is a hot topic I can't believe such a Dilbert insurance company would do something as stupid as deny a four month old baby healthcare because of baby fat!! Maybe… Continue reading Insurer Changes Mind: Fat Baby to Get Health Coverage – Children’s Health – FOXNews.com

AIG, Debt, Dr. Zhivago, Earmarks, Economy, News, Obama, Obama Swing Set, Politics, Russia, Sidwell Friends School, Socialism, The Constitution - Article 1 Section 9, Tim Giethner, USSR

Mulligans & Book Reports, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Mulligans & Book Reports By Beverly Hicks Burch “They want a Mulligan! A ‘do over’”. That was my first thought earlier today as I watched the news about the frenzy on Capital Hill as inept lawmakers try to rush through a bill regarding the AIG bonuses. The Congress is presently trying to rush through a… Continue reading Mulligans & Book Reports, by Beverly Hicks Burch

9/11, Conspiracy Theories, Gomez, History, New York City, News, Passover, Pearl Harbor, Pentagon, Racial Profiling, September 11, Sjogren's Syndrome, Tall & Handsome, Terrorism, United 93, World Trade Towers

I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Do Remember… By Beverly Hicks Burch The ringing of the phone jolted me out of my sleep that morning at a little passed 8:00 AM CST. On the other end was an agitated and alarmed male voice admonishing me, “Momma quick, turn on the TV. The World Trade Towers have been attacked!!” What?! How… Continue reading I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Catholic League, Child Welfare, Children, Christianity, Current events, Folsom Street Fair, Gomez, Humor, Miller Brewing Co., News, Pop Culture, Tolerance

Father Forgive Them, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Father Forgive Them By Beverly Hicks Burch I’m at a loss for words. If you know me, you know that’s a feat rarely accomplished. Maybe it would be more accurate to say I’m stunned, grieved, concerned and yes, angered to a degree. Here’s why…I must warn you, if you are faint of heart or under… Continue reading Father Forgive Them, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Brian de Palma, Christianity, Current events, Don Imus, Iraq War, Jesus, Kathy Griffin, Multiculturalism, News, Politics, Pop Culture, Rosie O'Donnell, Tolerance, TV

Redacted, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Redacted By Beverly Hicks Burch There’s a buzz going on in Hollywood or as some of us in the “Normal States” lovingly call it…La-la-land…about legendary director Brian de Palma’s movie Redacted. Mr. de Palma’s latest is an anti-war movie supposedly based on a true life incident in Iraq. Redacted means “cut out” or “edited” and… Continue reading Redacted, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Current events, News, Word of the Day

Word of the Day – Gephyrophobia, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Word of the Day – Gephyrophobia By Beverly Hicks Burch Gephyrophobia – the fear of crossing bridges. From the Greek “gephyra” meaning bridge and “phobia” meaning fear. Evidently we’re not alone. Also see: And You Wonder Why I Freak Out © 2007 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved.

Current events, I-35W Bridge collapse, News, Politics, Tall & Handsome

And You Wonder Why I Freak Out, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“And You Wonder Why I Freak Out” By Beverly Hicks Burch Last night, about 7:00 PM I came very close to reaching critical mass with a panic attack. I had just finished watching some of my favorite Tivoed HGTV shows and when I had watched and deleted the last one, live TV flashed back up… Continue reading And You Wonder Why I Freak Out, by Beverly Hicks Burch