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Let’s Talk About Poverty

When was the last time you dug through the couch cushions for loose change in order to put gas in your car? Had oatmeal for dinner because it was the cheapest meal you could afford? Had to decide between paying … Continue reading

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Hunger in the Heartland – Oh my!

Test your knowledge by taking our Hunger Quiz True or False? [answers below] 1. One in six Americans do not have access to enough food. 2. Most persons who experience hunger are homeless and out of work. 3. Few children … Continue reading

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Corporate Welfare and Whiny Rich Entitlement

Regardless of your views regarding the wisdom of the government’s bailout of AIG in 2008, it’s hard not to be incensed about the lawsuit filed its former CEO Maurice Greenberg. Greenberg currently owns 12% of AIG’s stock. That’s a huge amount … Continue reading

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What parents need to know about guns

Deaths and injuries of young children from firearms are not accidental: they can be prevented. This is the first of a series of occasional blog articles about firearms. A True story* One morning  a preteen boy had a friend over … Continue reading

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Community Pride and Grace

Welcome, neighbors, to our community blog. This is the first of somewhat weekly blog conversations that we invite residents of Butler County (Kansas) to have with us and each other. Pete is the peanut butter and Judie the jelly of … Continue reading

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