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Larry Conley
I am a Vietnam veteran, a husband, father, retired teacher, active author of essays, poems, one book published and a blog up and running: http://thetrumpetsummons.blogspot.com/. Politically I am a liberal Democrat; religiously I am a Taoist. I love Soccer, Hockey, American Football, Olympic Sports, both Summer and Winter. I enjoy leisure reading and professional study and research in connection with my writing and blogging.
I am a Vietnam veteran, a husband, father, retired teacher, active author of essays, poems, one book published and a blog up and running: http://thetrumpetsummons.blogspot.com/. Politically I am a liberal Democrat; religiously I am a Taoist. I love Soccer, Hockey, American Football, Olympic Sports, both Summer and Winter. I enjoy leisure reading and professional study and research in connection with my writing and blogging.
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Real Americans and True Patriots
Real Americans and True Patriots love their country and see to its need. They challenge one another to live out the full meaning of its creed. Real Americans and True Patriots pledge to the flag, and to the Republic for which it stands. They are brothers an...

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topsy.one Real Americans and True Patriots love their country and see to its need. They challenge one another to live out the full meaning of its creed. Real Americans and True Patriots pledge to the flag, and to the Republic for which it stands. They are b...

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NHL - Do Or Die!
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2017/05/24/penguins-senators-game-6-disallowed-goal-trevor-daley-nhl-challenge-rules/stories/201705240137 There’s  nothing more to show you, there’s not much more to say You know the mess they made here,  Will not...

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Take It to The Limit
https://hiveminer.com/Tags/shiny,trophy On your own at the heart of the arena With, the bright lights bearing down on you. You think about the crowds who have loved you, And how to make their dreams come true. You have always been a dreamer Spent your life ...

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The Card Not Played
At times the ultimate winning card Is the one you never played. Sometimes your most brilliant deal Is the one you never made. In sports, there are trading deadlines Pressure as they come near The best act from conviction. The rest act out of fear! In the Ho...

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Come Back Strong
When the play goes wrong, as it does at times, When your tactics fail, and their pressure climbs, When the minutes shrink and their points soar, And you want to win but have yet to score. When they are pressing you quite a bit, Respond with your best, but n...

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This article powerfully makes the point all genuine Democrats, Liberals, and just true patriots must learn, remember, and act resolutely upon. Moderate Republicans in the halls of Congress and State Legislatures are as mythical as Unicorns and a useless as screen doors in submarines.

"For years, reports of a mythical figure have lingered in Washington and reverberated through congressional districts around the country. Its legend is spread by talking heads, donors, even many of us in the news media.
This is the Myth of the Moderate Republican.
To be sure, among the general population, moderate Republicans are real and plentiful. But not on Capitol Hill, where the Moderate Republican — a creature whose prudence and clearheadedness will rescue the country from the uncompromising dogmatism of the House Freedom Caucus — is an extraordinary popular delusion, a madness of crowds."

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Fearfully!
http://kwotable.com/2016/08/15/trumpo-calypse/ If one is at all attuned to American politics in November 2016, one will have heard the assertion - "I'm voting for change!" or some variation thereon. This statement is often as explanatory, but it is absurd. ...

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Sunshine Patriots
          Seven
days after the worst ever attack on the United States, [9 September 2001], no
elected Democratic politician at any level made any claim or suggestion that
the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were due to nefarious or
neglig...

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Larry Conley - Bio Poem
[higherdensity.wordpress.com] Lives in: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, planet Earth, Milky Way. Who is: Liberal, Inquisitive, Genuine, and: Wishes to: facilitate improvement wherever possible; fight for the right whenever necessary; stand up for justi...
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