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As a child we were entertained with reading fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers, Hans Christian Anderson and a wide variety of fantastic authors. Fairy Tales held some high moral ground like integrity, honesty, compassion and character which was a reoccurring theme and easily defined. Of course, we are now adults, and for the most part, know we can’t ride a magic carpet or sleep for 100 years…still we can take the lessons taught and apply it today.
One of my favorite tales was about an Emperor who loved to style. Hans Christian Anderson wove an intricate tale of a man who loved his clothes. One day two rogue designers came to the city, selling their ability to weave magnificent garments with the most unbelievable colors. Of course, the Emperor was intrigued and imagined himself arrayed in splendor. This was a “must” buy and commissioning of the suit began. He sent an officer of the court to examine the progress of his robes but, the looms were empty. Read the rest of this entry »
I am so excited about the great line-up of candidates this primary season. You all will have a chance to meet several of the people running for local to congressional seats this week. In our little corner of the world, we have the opportunity to be a part of changing the face of government.
There is no greater gift that our Founding Fathers have bestowed upon us than the right to participate in the political process.
Nothing is more essential to the establishment of manners in a State than that all persons employed in places of power and trust be men of unexceptionable characters. The public cannot be too curious concerning the character of public men. Samuel Adams
~ Upcoming events in Muncie, Indiana ~ February 2012
Monday February 20,2012 Muncie 9-12/Tea Party will be holding their bi-monthly meeting. Topic: Flat Tax
Special Guest Speaker will be Scott Alexander President of Citizens of Delaware County for Good Government
6:30 to 8:30 PM at Kennedy Library
Tuesday February 21, 2012 Meet and Greet with Don Bates, Jr. candidate for Congress.
5:00 to 8:00 PM Cardinal Hall B in the Ball State Student Center from 5-8 p.m. People can park in any yellow or green lot. Feel free to invite your friends
Saturday February 25, 2012 GOP candidates for 6th Congressional will debate. Sponsored by Delaware and Henry Counties and will conduct a straw poll during this time. The event also includes candidates for the Senate seat currently held by Richard Lugar.
Don Bates; Bill Frazier; John Hatter; Luke Messer
Andrew Phipps; T. J. Thompson; Joseph Van Wye
7:30 to 9:30 AM A & A Banquet Hall, 901 E. 29th St. (Old US 35) in Muncie (a few blocks west of the Muncie Southside Wal-Mart). Doors open at 7:30 AM. Event begins at 8:00 AM. Concludes by 9:30 AM. Candidate speeches from 8:15-9:15 AM followed by straw poll voting, announcement of results and end of event. Index cards with questions will be gathered from the audience from 8:00-8:15 AM. Only Precinct and Vice Precinct Committee people from Delaware and Henry counties will be allowed to vote in the straw poll.
Saturday February 25, 2012 Meet and Greet for Delaware County GOP candidates.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Kennedy Library
Delaware County citizens are not the lone ranger in the quest for honest and good government. We are not the only people in this nation wondering about how the money is spent.
An interesting audio clip about a small city in California where the citizens began to band together and attend city council meetings and ask questions. Please take a few minutes to listen to the short three-minute audio clip. Pay particular attention to the man and his advise to all people in every city or town.
Bell, California officials arrested reported on NPR ` Morning Edition September 22, 2010. Click here for the audio clip.
“The blue-collar municipality of 37,000 mostly Latino residents is one of a cluster of small cities southeast of Los Angeles that has been wracked by corruption scandals for years.
“This is corruption on steroids,” said Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley, who filed the charges Tuesday. At a news conference, Mr. Cooley said more charges could be filed as the probe continues. He said the officials could face a range of sentences if convicted, and promised “substantial prison time for the worst offenders.”
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