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Bonus Thought Of The Day

When four living First Ladies, numerous religious leaders, people from both sides of the political spectrum and so many more are calling for the end to this sinful separation of families how can anyone deny it is really happening? Families should be together. Children are being traumatized and that is not good for their future development.

Vote For Better Leaders And People In 2018

Good leadership requires intelligence, wisdom, restraint, compassion and understanding of complex issues. When none of that is present then those in power must be replaced. #Vote2018 to make vital changes in leadership to make things better for the country and the world.

March For Our Lives, Time To Take A Stand

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On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. For More visit March For Our Lives – March 24, 2018

I fully support this effort to demand that the lives and safety of kids and families are a priority. Gun violence has become a problem around the country and around the world. It’s time that this issue is taken seriously. The students who are leading this are a inspiration and give me hope for the present and the future.

Keep Your Politics To Yourself

I have found that people who say keep your politics to yourself are the ones who hate being challenged because of theirs. Perhaps its people who have enjoyed the status quo for decades and when they have to be uncomfortable because what they believe is a system built on selfishness, privilege and some level of discrimination. We are starting to see this more and more as people start to ratchet up the level of hate.

More than 400 structures destroyed in 115,000-acre Ventura County wildfire – LA Times

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Gusty Santa Ana winds and bone-dry conditions continued to stoke major wildfires in Southern California on Thursday as Ventura County fire officials said the battle there could last well over a week.

By Thursday evening, the Thomas fire had consumed 115,000 acres, destroyed 427 structures in Ventura and damaged at least 85 more, authorities said. Another 12 structures were destroyed in the unincorporated area of Ventura County.

Via More than 400 structures destroyed in 115,000-acre Ventura County wildfire – LA Times

My heart goes out to these people. This fire is as dangerous and wide spread as any in recent memory. It reminds me of the fires of The Great Smoky Mountains last year in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee. I am hoping for safety for all concerned and that these blazes will be contained as soon as possible.