cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner
Our treatment of our veterans is absolutely disgraceful. Those men and women were prepared to give their lives to defend us and our freedom and they did their job. Those who came home having been wounded or who lost limbs or who needed mental help were sent into the Veteran’s Administration system for those services.
Forgiveness is taught to us who attend church and is mentioned on a very regular basis, and yet there are those occurrences that make us wonder just how forgiving we could be. That was presented to us for consideration with the shootings at the Charleston AME church this past week and with the televised arraignment where several people who had been involved, and who lost family members, made statements citing their pain and suffering over the loss, but also expressing their forgiveness and hope that the young man would repent and open his heart to the Lord.
He’s back…or is he? Brian Williams has served his time in broadcasting purgatory or so it would seem. He has now been given NBC’s blessings to return but not to his original spot. Lester Holt who has filled in for him apparently did so well that NBC is keeping him in the former Williams spot.
The world of health care is changing more rapidly today than I can ever before recall. The advent of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has played a significant role since it brought more patients into the mix and also directly and indirectly affects provider reimbursement.