Welcome to the Madoff economy

by Pat Boone -- A little rebellion now and again is a good thing. … – Thomas Jefferson Less than three weeks ago, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi cooed, "We have more…

Political autism

by Pat Boone -- Autism is a tragic malady. I became acquainted with it some years ago. My middle two daughters, both Lindy and Debby, when they graduated from high school, decided more…

A terrible dose of the wrong medicine

by Pat Boone -- Mama was a nurse. A registered, trained and able nurse. When she married my Dad, she was doing what she loved, treating and helping sick and disabled people more…

'Don't ask, don't tell': Good policy

by Pat Boone -- Roger was such a great guy, one of my best friends. Unfailingly upbeat, jolly, energetic and caring. He'd go out of his way to help anybody, anytime. He more…

When the teapot boils over

by Pat Boone -- Double, double toil and trouble … "Macbeth," Act 4, scene 1 In Shakespeare's famous classic, the Bard depicted three Scottish witches incanting over a boiling cauldron, conjuring up more…

A tale of 2 kingdoms

by Pat Boone -- There are two kingdoms in this world – and only two. One kingdom is the material, visible, tangible one we see all around us. The other is usually more…

Joy to the world, peace on Earth

by Pat Boone -- It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old From angels bending near the earth, to touch their harps of gold. "Peace on the earth, good more…

The pain – and penalty – of tolerance

by Pat Boone -- Tolerance is good. Intolerance is bad. Right? Not always, in either case. Consider. One of the primary definitions of tolerance is "the capacity to endure hardship and suffering." more…

Government – of, by and for the government

by Pat Boone -- How many of us have memorized Abraham Lincoln's immortal words from his Gettysburg address? "… that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not more…