Category Archives: Respect

Stop Soldier Suicide

By | August 26, 2014

[August 26, 2014] Occasionally I run across a great organization that uses its expertise to help both military personnel and veterans. Today, I would like to introduce Until recently, despite their wonderful work, I had not heard of them. Fortunately, there are people like those in this organization that really do help people. Stop Soldier Suicide is… Read More »

Hero: Louis Zamperini

By | July 5, 2014

[July 05, 2014] Sad word comes to us that two days ago World War II hero Louis Zamperini passed way at the age of 97. Some of us may have first heard of Zamperini when the book “Unbroken” came out in 2010. I read this book as soon as it hit the shelves and was amazed at the… Read More »

Independence Day Message: July 4th

By | July 4, 2014

[July 04, 2014] “Freedom is not free.” And it is not easy to protect and defend. Our armed forces have done this admirably since the beginning of the United States’ founding. Seeing other nations today in their struggles for independence, helps us appreciate how precious freedom is and how our nation earned, defended, and preserved it. The 13… Read More »

Civil Rights Act of 1964

By | July 3, 2014

[July 03, 2014] Yesterday, I missed a very important date. Fifty years ago, on July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act.1 While the entire Act is important, Title VII Equal Employment Opportunity is the part most commonly cited and the core of the Act. The signing of the Act was conducted with much fanfare… Read More »

Courage: Amelia Earhart

By | July 2, 2014

[July 02, 2014] The world was shocked to hear that Amelia Earhart and her navigator Frederick Noonan were reported missing in the Pacific Ocean on this date in 1937. Earhart completed a number of aviation firsts, winning fame and money along the way in the 1920s and 30s. She was well liked and personally driven to audacity. Sadly,… Read More »