Maligned by his father, he struggled to compensate with his own three sons.
Abraham Lincoln's life has been revisited in newspapers, books, and TV documentaries during this year's  bicentennial anniversary of his birth. Interestingly, little attention has been paid to Lincoln as a parent. more
Two Great Ideas!
One of the greatest hardships for people in developing countries is obtaining clean water for basic needs such as drinking, cooking and washing. more
We started looking for alternatives to plastic water bottles. My wife and daughter drank water out of glass mason jars. I didn’t like them. We tried metal bottles. I thought they tasted like metal. Yuck. We bought glass bottles filled with green tea and other things, but I became frustrated because I discovered that the lined, plastic bottle caps started to smell raunchy, even if I boiled them and washed them. Perhaps my nose and palate were too delicate, but I abhorred the bacteria laden smell of old water bottles. The bottle caps seemed to be an insurmountable problem. more
Imagine the life of a modern day slave – subject to sexual and physical abuse, day in and day out without hope of any change – deprived of contact with family and friends, medical care, nourishing food, the freedom to go where she/he wants, or any kind of comfort. more
From the ACT for America website: "Omar Ahmad, co-founder of CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, made his intent clear in a July 4, 1998 San Ramon Valley Herald article: 'Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant. The Qur’an should be the highest authority in America.'" more
“The Epiphany of Zebediah Clump”
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