Daily Archives: May 17, 2018

Reading Is Good for Your Brain

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Scientific studies have found that reading is good for you.

Reading fiction helps you be more open-minded. The same brain regions are activated when you experience something in real life as when you get into the heads of characters and imagine walking in their shoes.

Reading protects against cognitive decline. “Use it or lose it” applies to your thinking ability. Reading is exercise for your brain. Continue reading

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Technology may change

But the words it inspires hang on. Here are some examples.

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Dial the phone: We still say this, even though rotary dial phones were replaced with push button and touch screen phones somewhere between my birth and the extinction of the dinosaurs. Continue reading

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Lil Buzz was a champ at the dentist today, getting an extra tooth extracted. He spent the afternoon sleeping off the drugs.

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Bunny graduated from kindergarten. We’re so proud of our little autistic granddaughter, who did just GREAT in her mainstream class this year! Also, she announces at least once a day, “I can’t see with my eyes closed.” So, the x-ray vision hasn’t kicked in yet. Good to know.

Bootz has been helping Mama Buzz get the gardens looking nice.

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Daddy Buzz is being transferred to a new duty station this summer.

Mama Buzz is alternating between freaking out over all the work ahead and mourning all the good friends they will leave behind.

Grammy Buzz is jumping up and down with excitement because they will be FOUR THOUSAND MILES CLOSER TO HOME!

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Illinois Cops Aren’t Gutless

Mass shooters pick soft targets like “gun free zone” schools that are full of easy prey.  When they encounter brave people with guns, the outcome is good for the innocent. Click on MORE to read two related news items.

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The Rich Get Richer

Michelle Obama once bragged about how she gave up a lucrative career in the private sector because she wanted to serve the people.  Yeah, right.  Cuz nobody ever got rich while representing the people. Oh wait. Yes, they did Click on CONTINUE READING for two examples.

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Sessions Is a Moral Coward and a Fraud

Border Patrol Council says Session’s DOJ is not prosecuting illegal border crossers. Click MORE to read about it.


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Scamming The System

Dozens of fake Muslim day care centers have been using taxpayer money to fund terrorists.  Democrat Congressman Ellison isn’t mad about their fraudulent theft of taxpayer money. He’s mad that they’re allegedly being “profiled.” Click on MORE to read about it.

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Don’t Trust Mueller

You Lose, Democrats: Mueller Told Trump Legal Team The President Cannot Be Indicted
The precedent that federal prosecutors cannot indict a sitting president is laid out in a 1999 Justice Department memo. Giuliani told Fox News that Mueller has no choice but to follow its guidance.
“This case is essentially over,” Giuliani said. “They’re just in denial.”
“This old opinion from 20 years ago does preclude, in general, the Justice Department from indicting a sitting president for constitutional reasons,” Katyal said. “But an exception can be given.”

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“Straight Talk” from the President

NBC News icon Andrea Mitchell led the media-Democrat hit job about Trump allegedly calling immigrants “animals.” It’s absolutely clear from the context of his remarks that he was talking about the vicious member of the MS-13 gang. Click on MORE for two news items.

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It’s the Chicago Way

Obama’s Presidential Center sued for corrupt scheme: An ‘illegal land grab … con shell game … bait & switch.’ Click on MORE for two news items.

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