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The Beacon

The Beacon By Sarge This isn’t Baltimore. This is West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. It’s home, and today it’s comfortable. This is where wealthy and poor people try coexisting with dignity and hope. There’ll always be problems between people. Whether … Continue reading

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Us vs. Them?

Us v, Them? By Sarge This is a new day. This is a new chance to get it right and show the progress of man as an inhabitant of the planet and a member of society. But it’s also a … Continue reading

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American timidity

American timidity By Sarge I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming convictions that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day. Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

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Pimping and pandering

Pimping and pandering By Sarge One of my greatest challenges was to help my son understand the difference between “intelligence” and “smarts”. “Intelligence” is the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations. “Smarts” is … Continue reading

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Thin Blue Line

Thin Blue Line By Sarge I’ve noticed a great deal of “whizzin’ and whinin’” about the apparent militarization of law enforcement entities across the nation. From the wearing of concealed body armor to the point of accepting military hardware allowing … Continue reading

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