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Sausage and Cheese Turnovers

Makes 10 sandwiches 1 can refrigerated biscuits, the big, flaky ones (or make your own) Filling: 1/2 lb bulk sausage OR ground beef, browned and drained (if you use ground beef, add spices and herbs to flavor it = I’d use sage, basil, onion and garlic powder) four ounce can mushrooms, diced, or dice fresh [...]

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A Budget of Books, Mystery, Suspense, Christian,Self-help

The City of Man: Inferno Book I of a trilogy based on a true story of the Italian Renaissance. Renaissance Florence celebrated its Golden Age during the late 15th century under Lorenzo de’ Medici, the Magnificent. This was the age of artists, philosophers and poets like Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Pico della Mirandola, Poliziano, and Machiavelli. [...]

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By Law, Border Patrol Houses Violent Gang Members With Other Illegal Immigrant Minors

Crimes committed and confessed by gang members currently housed at Nogales include murder and extortion.  Are these creeps near the kids?   Answer: Yes. Criminals and violent gang members are housed with innocent children: “By U.S. legal standards many gang members operating in Central American countries and traveling north are classified as minors due to [...]

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School bans Bible, makes excuses, backtracks, lifts ban

It was free reading time- not assigned reading of specific books, but free reading.  Fifth grader Giovanni took out his Bible.  The teacher took umbrage and called him out during class, told him to put that book on her desk. He refused. Normally what happens in these situations is that the teacher makes up some [...]

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Baked Chicken with Orange Soy Sauce

Serves 4 2 1/2 pounds chicken parts 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 tsp or more garlic powder 1/4 tsp ground ginger 2/3 cup of orange juice Preheat oven to 400 Put chicken pieces in a casserole dish Mix other ingredients, pour over the top. Bake 40-45 minutes, or [...]

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Why Not Adoption for Some of the Border Kids?

I am fully aware of the problems we have created with some of our international adoption drive- we’ve created ‘poverty orphans,’ given incentives for bribery and corruption and put poor foreign mothers in an even harder bind. Often, supporting the parents in their efforts to survive at home would be a much better, nobler choice [...]

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A Miscellany Collection of Free for Kindle Titles

Prepper Barter Items: How To Stockpile & Barter For SHTF Scenarios Blurb: Bartering seems like a skill that belongs exclusively to the ancient past or when you’re on vacation in Mexico trying to bring down the price of a bead necklace, but trading goods for goods, or goods for services, has never died out since [...]

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Salad Dressing Bottle as Smoothie Cup for Cherub

The Cherub and I have a green smoothie almost every day. That means almost every day she gets green smoothie all over her face, except my smoothies tend to the color of Barney the purple dinosaur because they are heavy on the red and dark purple berries. She doesn’t like to drink out of sippy [...]

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News, Views, Links, Thinks, ETC

Excellent read on libertarian philosophy. Excerpt: Does our libertarian use wealth that wouldn’t exist without government in order to preach against the role of government? I answer this with a question of my own: What does the government produce? What does it have that it did not first take? The state makes nothing, all it [...]

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“It is confessed, that private justice, or the abstinence from the properties of others, is a most cardinal virtue…” David Hume But Progressives have turned virtue on its head by imagining that the more money they are willing to tax from others at the point of the government gun, the more noble, generous, and compassionate [...]

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