Monthly Archives: August 2016

Evolution of the Dixiecrats Democrats, to the Southern Republicans, to the post 2016 election Republicans in the South

In response to Jay Bookman’s Sunday column of August 10, 2016, I responded, thus: I also read Jay Bookman’s column in the Sunday paper version today.  Here is my take: Bookman sees and writes through the eyes of the scientist. … Continue reading

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The Changing South in the 21st Century

Here are my reflections on Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s blogger and columnist, Jay Bookman, on the morning of August 13, 2016: MaryElizabethSings: Good Morning to all.  Someone else may have had this same thought, but I want to share it anyway. It … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on Truth

I posted these thoughts originally on Jay Bookman’s blog, on August 11, 2016: Sometimes one has to choose.  Take me with humility.  I value humility.  I simply value truth more. Thus, given the parameters of my particular personality, giving allegiance … Continue reading

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Changing and Elevating the World Toward God’s Eternal and Loving Soul

My father speaks to each of us from beyond the grave. This, his last poem and work of prose, was penned in 1999, only months before he died in early 2000, at age 80: “FAREWELL TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Farewell … Continue reading

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Prophesying Into the 21st Century

Mary Elizabeth’s thoughts, below, were posted originally on the “Get Schooled” blog of the AJC, on August 3, 2016. Link: http://getschooled.blog.myajc.com/2016/08/03/online-courses-explode-but-90-percent-of-enrollees-drop-out-within-two-weeks-why/ As technology continues to expand and computers take over more and more jobs essential for humankind’s survival, I would … Continue reading

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David Brooks on the Role of the Artist in Society

Excerpt from Brooks’ column, “How Artists Change the World,” published August 2, 2016, in The New York Times: “ ‘Poets, prophets and reformers are all picture makers — and this ability is the secret of their power and of their … Continue reading

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The State of Georgia and the 2016 Presidential Election

From Jay Bookman’s blog on August 2, 2016: Another poster: “What happens in GA is largely irrelevant to the national election.” +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ MaryElizabethSings: Not true. Georgia’s latest polls have Clinton at 46% and Trump at 46%.  It is possible for Georgia … Continue reading

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