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Well, how embarrassing was that?

Sat back, reading and watching as people ignored the facts, choosing instead to make things up and go off on that.

People had to reach pretty far to come up with the things they put forth, some even saying they knew the facts, but just knew, just somehow knew there was all kinds of other stuff.

Thankfully, the number of people protesting and making a lot of noise did not represent the majority of people on Cape Cod.

Eat Tourists, Not Seals

This sign in front of a house on Route 28 in Harwichport suggests that our  friendly Great White Sharks should give up their present diet of Harbor Seal and turn instead to devouring our visiting tourists..

We  know this ocean predator has been good for business, but this is the first time it's been suggested that tourists are good for dinner as well.

CCBL Playoffs, Bertha, MB Strike, Monument Beach Night Out

Bourne Braves Are Your Top Seed

Don't Lose Your Goal

How easy it is to start out gun-ho to go on the road to recovery and then wake up one day and feel your confidence has disappeared. Panic sets and you don’t want to continue. It’s only fear. It’s a distraction you can pass by taking a break. Go for a ride to the beach and unwind, visit family who support you or call a friend from AA who has accomplished overcoming this stage you are in that day. They have all been there.

America - What Happened To It? Part II

America is headed, at best, for mediocrity, and, at worst, for shipwreck, for two reasons: It has turned away from God, and it has turned away from the U.S. Constitution. -- Robert E. Kelly, 2014

Part I examined America's turning away from God. Part II deals with turning away from the Constitution. I begin in the late 19th century under two presidents, Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.

Turned Away From The U.S. Constitution

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Barnstable Today: Monday August 4, 2014

This week Town council will vote on a land swap that could allow the Barnstable shooting range to re-open, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Czajkowski is gearing up for the upcoming school year, and state funding will allow Cape Cod Community College to launch a new program next year.

America - What Happened To It? Part I

America is headed for mediocrity, or for shipwreck, for two reasons: It turned away from God; it turned away from the U.S. Constitution. -- Robert E. Kelly, 2014

I'll make the argument for the first half of the above premise in this column; in a second one, I'll address the shredding of the Constitution.

Turned Away From God

God's law, among believers, guides man's moral behavior.

The Smartest Rabbit

By Jack Sheedy

Twentieth century poet, essayist, hymnist, part-time church janitor Thomas J. McSheey suffered from social anxiety disorder, which may explain why he spent so much time alone in his vegetable garden contemplating the mysteries of the universe. One day, while weeding, he suddenly stumbled upon an ironclad proof for the existence of God. He could see it all clearly in his mind, if-then statements leading from theorem to proof of a Deity. But then he became distracted picking peas and forgot all the details.