July 4 Reflection – Fireworks Made in China

July 4th  is the celebration of the independence of our great country from England. It is the celebration of the birth of our ideology and the start of a new concept to that period of time. The concept of Freedom and Democracy. Then isn’t it ironic that the ‘holy’ holiday of independence is being consecrated with Fireworks produced by a communist nation that doesn’t have any respect for our values? The fireworks that we use to sparkle and explode our declaration of independence are made in communist China. As Americans, we should be ashamed in using them on this Holiday….

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Knowing your ABC’s : Anybody But China

International affairs are very remote to people living in Coral Springs.  We are not near any military installations and we don’t have a Veterans of Foreign Wars pavilion in our city.  So for the most part the latest incident involving 24 of our servicemen in the China Sea, does not have a direct impact on our lives for we do not know anyone of them personally and international politics is just that. International. Nothing to do with us. Well perhaps if we really knew the stakes, we might just want to get involved.  It is the line in the sand…

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