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The newspapers now seem to have many articles about the Christians living in the mid-east being persecuted, and killed. Beheading seems to be the selected punishment for being a Christian. This bothers me, but what is happening in America bothers me more, as it is under our control.
Ducey dodges veterans
It was 13 years ago Thursday when terrorists attacked the United States after gaining control of four commercial airplanes. Two planes struck and took down the World Trade Center in New York; the third damaged the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.; and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Passengers of that flight, United 93, fought the terrorists in an attempt to regain control of the plane.
President Barack Obama has been trained as an Alinsky activist. I would like to explain how this affects America. Saul Alinsky (a follower of Lenin) wrote books on anarchy. One was “Rules for Radicals,” which outlined what he stood for. He believed that: “The ends always justify the means,” meaning one must lie, cheat, steal or kill to accomplish the ends. Alinsky was obsessed with destroying America, but died before this had been accomplished. Luckily for him, he had set up training classes teaching his principles to disciples. Obama took this training, joined ACORN and taught classes in these principles. Destroying America was a means to a goal, which was to take power from the Haves, and giving this power to the Have-nots. So, when an Alinsky trained politician campaign against his opponent, his goal is not to just win, but to destroy his opponent. This is war, and he will use any tactics to win this war. Of course, Alinskyites never say they are communists, or revolutionaries; they usually say that they are progressives, as this is accepted in America. Alinskys’ advice was, “even though you are at war with the system, don’t confront it as an opposing army; join it and undermine it, as a fifth column.” Alinskys’ rules for radicals are actually rules for deception. I notice that Obama is using this all of the time. By destroying the system, Alinsky meant to destroy all institutions of the system, including education, science, religion, military and political systems, which are much different than anarchists out on the streets (who throw rocks at police, break store windows, and start fights).
Q: What type of business services or products do you provide?
Since Obama became president, the purge of flag officers has accelerated more than any other time. Flag officers are generals and commanders. People are wondering why? I copied part of a list of purged officers, and after five pages, I decided that was enough. I had over a hundred names. I know of two issues that would cause this.
A resale franchise is thriving in the Ahwatukee Foothills.
In the beginning there was dirt — and roads that were mere afterthoughts of other East Valley cities. For the most part, they didn’t lead to much of anywhere, as they dustily meandered west toward South Mountain.
Trevor Sapp, a 2009 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School, graduate and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., becoming a third generation military officer on May 28. Trevor is the son of William and Allyson Sapp of La Mesa, Calif., former longtime residents of Ahwatukee.
“He served with honor and distinction.” Those are the exact words that President Obama’s National Security Advisor Susan Rice said on National Television regarding recently released U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Ahwatukee residents have a dozen candidates to choose from for representation in Congress, the State Senate and State House of Representatives.
The Pat Tillman Run, a 4.2-mile run that so many people in Arizona identify with, is set for April 26 at 7:05 a.m. next to the Arizona State University Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.
For more than 30 years eight women have gotten together in Ahwatukee Foothills to play bridge every week. This week they got together to celebrate the birthday of one of their founding members, Mary Mitchell, who is turning 103.
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More than 300 veterans with disabilities, wounded warriors and their families are expected to spend the day playing, relaxing and being together at the second Saluting Service: An Arizona Celebration of the U.S. Military from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 12 at the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit), a program of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL), 5031 E. Washington St.
Businesses should compete based on the quality of their products and services, not on the cleverness of their tax attorneys. Yet many large corporations abuse off-shore loopholes to shrink their tax bill, forcing small businesses — like the manufacturing equipment business firm my husband and I run — to pick up the tab through paying higher taxes or dealing with a decline in the public infrastructure and services that help businesses thrive.
Big screen. Big effects. Big budget. Big box office.
Club Football, an offseason football training and program in Phoenix, got under way on Jan. 4 and goes through Feb. 8, but they are still accepting athletes.
The Pride is fat and happy.
Desert Vista senior Jalen Jelks will follow Mountain Pointe’s Jalen Brown and Natrell Curtis in playing in a showcase football game before heading off to college.
Texas is Natrell Curtis’ birth place, but it was Jalen Brown making himself at home.
Mountain Pointe coach Norris Vaughan guided the Pride to new heights and is being recognized nationally after the program won its first state title.
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl recently officially announced the assistant coaches for the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl with two area coaches being appointed.
I enjoyed the AP (Associated Press) article on how “A Christmas Story” has become a part of our deeply-rooted Christmas tradition (“‘A Christmas Story’ at 30: Now part of the family,” AFN, Dec. 4). However, I was surprised and disappointed at the writer’s failure to mention the story’s author, who narrated the film and who also appeared in it as the gruff gentleman who directs Ralphie and his brother to the end of the line to see Santa at Goldblatt’s.
Honey and Harve Kimmel of Ahwatukee announced the engagement of their son, Alan, to Belle Sigal, daughter of Reta and Bernie Sigal of Blacklick, Ohio.