Friday, February 4, 2011

What Has America Become?

What Has America Become?
The following was a letter to the editor of the Tawas City's (Michigan) Iosco County News Herald on June 9, 2010. It was titled “What has America become?” and it spells out so many simple, unanswerable truths about our nation. I can’t comprehend the changes I’ve seen in my life time, and most are not for the better.


Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
Make the best of the situation. All we can do is “play the cards we were dealt.”

Quote of the Day
Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own.
~Doug Larson
Joke of the Day

After just a few years of marriage filled with constant arguments, a young man and his wife decided the only way to save their marriage was to try counseling. They had been at each other's throat for some time and felt that this was their last straw.

When they arrived at the counselor's office, the counselor jumped right in and opened the floor for discussion." What seems to be the problem?"

Immediately, the husband held his long face down without anything to say. On the other hand, the wife began talking 90 miles an hour describing all the wrongs within their marriage. After 5 - - 10 - - 15 minutes of listening to the wife, the counselor went over to her, picked her up by her shoulders, kissed her passionately for several minutes and sat her back down.

Afterwards, the wife sat there speechless. He looked over at the husband who was staring in disbelief at what had happened.

The counselor spoke to the husband, "Your wife NEEDS that at least twice a week!

"The husband scratched his head and replied, "I can have her here every Tuesday and Thursday."

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