NO PLACE FOR CHEATS IN PRO SPORTS

Posted by Marshall Frank on  December 14, 2007
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Category: Sports
Imagine, being a Christian and then learning that Jesus was a thief. Or that Celine Dion never really sings, she lip syncs. This isn’t quite that drastic, but I’m crushed nonetheless. One of my sports idols has fallen from the pedestal. It’s not an easy feeling to have admired a person for so long, and then learn he or she isn’t worthy. It’s no different than having trusted a good friend only to learn that

A MEMORABLE CHRISTMAS SMILE

Posted by Marshall Frank on  December 8, 2007
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Category: General
I strolled around the church antechamber playing Broadway tunes, Christmas Carols and Patriotic songs on violin while my friend, Jay, accompanied on piano. The folks all sat facing us in a semi-circle, singing along, clapping, laughing at my antics. Twas a marvelous feeling for the two of us, to bring an hour of music and joy to the seniors of a day care center. I announced that Jay Barnhart and I had retired from the

RADICAL ISLAM LOOMS: VOTE SMART

Posted by Marshall Frank on  December 2, 2007
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Category: Radical Islam
Call me Islamophobic. Call me a fear monger. Doesn’t matter. After a chilling six month research study into this issue, I came to one unwavering conclusion: The greatest threat to our nation, to our grandchildren, to our constitution, is the swelling of radical Islam within the borders of the United States. While there are good and moderate Muslims everywhere, their voice is rarely heard above the clatter of extremism. We hear nary a word about

BORDER CRIMES: SCORE ONE FOR THE MEDIA

Posted by Marshall Frank on  November 25, 2007
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Category: Criminal Justice
This was a first, too important to not pass on, about a gutsy Texas Sheriff and an even more gutsy television talk show host. For those who missed the broadcast, I wish to share it with readers, adding only few words of commentary at the end. The repartee speaks for itself. On November 8th, just two weeks past, I was viewing the Glenn Beck show on CNN when I caught some of an interview between

SOLUTION TO WORLD PROBLEMS: ABOLISH RELIGION

Posted by Marshall Frank on  November 25, 2007
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Category: Religion
I’ve concluded that at least 90 percent of the world’s conflicts are directly or indirectly related to a single establishment: Organized religion. Thus, my recommendation to the human race is: Abolish all religious institutions. Some will say that’s idiotic. Implausible, perhaps, but not idiotic. Without organized religions, people could still adhere to divine beliefs of their choice and worship to their hearts content. But the concept of “organized” religions, which are essentially sub-governments consisting of