A good police officer makes The Job noble.
An increased and fair minimum wage should be a moral and ethical reality more than one of the bottom line.
The American eagle needs its right and left wings to fly but its heart is in the middle.
The marketplace of ideas and ideals is exclusionary only in a society of suicides: in a healthy and dynamic society any human being’s ideas have both intrinsic and free market value; the former is of immense worth, sanctified within a culture of liberty, freedom, and equality, and the latter is of viable and active worth, each supportive of the other. While the first goes to the soul of a nation the other is a driving force of pragmatic and creative survival.
The U.S. Constitution is a shepherd unto its flock and the wolves are circling.
Please give to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals/ 205 West 700 South/ Salt Lake City, Utah/ 84101/ 801-214-7400
A carbuncle is a roiled mass of skin or a beautiful gem. The incredible gem is pictured in the logo below and at the bottom of the short story section...
Kevin O'Kendley is the owner of Carbuncle Moon, and the author of all original material -- cartoons, blogs, shorts, essays, articles -- on the website (there has been a very limited editorial input in some of my work). Quoted sources are noted. I am responsible for all posts.
Kevin O'Kendley: P.O. Box 172, Winterport, Maine, 04496, and 200 P Street, A-32, Sacramento, California, 95814, email@example.com.
Technical help is provided by an evolving computer genius, my son, Conor O'Kendley: A good kid with a great heart who can be reached at P.O. Box 172, Winterport, Maine, 04496. (Conor is in the Navy now, a swabby)
Photography provided by a visual artist, my daughter, Caitlin O'Kendley: a young woman with a beautiful soul. (Caitlin is in college now, a media-journalism student)
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