NOTE: I received a call on Sunday, July 11, from a Ghanian number unknown to me. I cautiously answered and it was my brother in the Lord, William Agbeti, on the other end of the line. He was calling from his daughter’s phone. His family had been robbed, beaten, and he was lacerated with a…

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America is fast heading down the slippery slope of communism. Call it what you will—communism, socialism, fascism, democratic socialism, liberal democrat, whatever—these are all different shades of tyranny, cousins of the same family. One need look no further than Cuba and compare what is happening in America to see how far America has journeyed toward…

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The other day, I was looking through my old passport. There is this stamp in here where I disembarked 17 July 1992. Wow, did it bring back some memories. In late 1991, William Agbeti came to America on a non-political mission representing as a citizen, certain more official interests in, the then-dictatorship of Ghana. I…

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I grew up with two older brothers—Chuck was 14 years older than me, Larry is 9 years older. So, it was like being an only child. My brothers were all grown up and mostly out of the house by the time I was old enough to be fun. That’s one of the reasons why my…

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Many people have written and asked how they are to survive if the times continue to worsen. Many look at the terrible division among families, friends, neighbors and wonder what is to become of us. Many see the arrogance and lack of response of those they elected to govern and wonder if there is any…

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There has been something I have been pondering for quite some time. I sense you are thinking about the same. The state of our country.  The visceral political division, the fact that most news is editorial opinion based on lies and half truths, the fact that people who have been friends for years have ended their friendships…

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There has been much written about how conservative and religious affiliated groups were singled out and harassed by the IRS. During the Obama Administration, many groups who were critical of the occupant of the Oval Office were fingered for extra IRS harassment. Red State reported in May 2013, “Among the ministries targeted are the Billy…

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As we celebrate the day of our Independence from Britain, it may be helpful to be reminded of the sufferance of the Founding Fathers and what was going through their minds as they decided to take on the most powerful political and military force on the planet. They said, “A Prince whose character is thus…

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It was the July 4, 1967 week when we took our annual beach vacation with the Heft’s to Myrtle Beach, SC. But it was haying season. Bill and Martha Heft and their daughters Jean and Nancy lived on a small farm down the road from us. We had our hay to get in the barn…

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