Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas from Truman!

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Food for Thought After Sandy Hook

Years ago, a¬†friend was standing in a delivery room waiting for the birth of his first child when his wife began to have complications. Nurses in scrubs scurried about, yelled for a doctor and remarked aloud that they had “never … Continue reading

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Congratulations Jersey Mike

The silver dollar salute is a U.S. military¬†tradition in which a newly commissioned officer (second lieutenants in the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force; ensigns in the Navy and Coast Guard) awards a silver dollar to the first enlisted person … Continue reading

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The Lakers, According to Charles Barkley

Kobe Bryant + Pau Gasol + Dwight Howard + Steve Nash + Antawn Jamison = 9-14. Leave it to Charles Barkley to not over-analyze the Los Angeles Lakers crappy season. Said Sir Charles during the Lakers-Knicks game Thursday night at … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week

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“December 7, 1941 … A Date Which Will Live in Infamy”

Franklin Roosevelt’s speech asking Congress to declare war on Japan the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor lasted less than 8 minutes. It’s amazing how much he packs into that short amount of time. The dramatic pauses, repetition and … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Atomic Dog

Wednesday is Hump Day, but every day is Hump Day to Truman, my beloved dog. To remind you exhausted, oppressed members of the proletariat that the weekend is just around the corner, Truman wanted to inject some aural caffeine into … Continue reading

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