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Charles Leck
Attended Roxbury High School
Lives in Maple Plain, Minnesota
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Suffer the Little Children!
Sarah (pain-in-the-butt) Palin wants
to impeach the President of the United States because Central American children
are being pushed across the border into the United States. The woman has once
again engaged her mouth without using her brain. by Charlie Le...
Sarah (pain-in-the-butt) Palin wants to impeach the President of the United States because Central American children are being pushed across the border into the United States. The woman has once again engaged her mouth withou...
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My Impression of Tom Emmer as Candidate for Congress
For a short time, Tom Emmer served as a city
councilman here in the town in which I live. I attended a number of meetings of
the City Council during that time and I have a clear memory of Tom Emmer being
a bully. I shared that sentiment a number of times wi...
For a short time, Tom Emmer served as a city councilman here in the town in which I live. I attended a number of meetings of the City Council during that time and I have a clear memory of Tom Emmer being a bully. I shared tha...
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Buy Yourself a Congressman!
You want to own your own U.S. Congressman?
Anyone can do it – anyone, that is, who has a billion dollars or more! Step
right up! Put down the campaign cash! And then he’s all yours! by Charlie
Leck Listen,
pal! It’s easy. You want to own the U.S. Congressma...
You want to own your own U.S. Congressman? Anyone can do it – anyone, that is, who has a billion dollars or more! Step right up! Put down the campaign cash! And then he’s all yours! by Charlie Leck Listen, pal! It’s easy. Yo...
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Ass-Backwards War
What did we expect, anyway? Start a war based on
a lie and you got nothin’ but troubles ahead – lots and lots of troubles. by Charlie
Leck I
was in the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, looking into a mirror and trying to get a
white tie straight and decently prese...
What did we expect, anyway? Start a war based on a lie and you got nothin’ but troubles ahead – lots and lots of troubles. by Charlie Leck I was in the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, looking into a mirror and trying to get a whit...
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McFadden v. Franken
Don’t wait! The campaign between Al Franken and
Mike McFadden begins now. The issues are already making themselves clear and
the battle is on! A Minnesota seat in the U.S. Senate is the prize! by Charlie
Leck Michael
McFadden, a Minnesota millionaire who li...
Don’t wait! The campaign between Al Franken and Mike McFadden begins now. The issues are already making themselves clear and the battle is on! A Minnesota seat in the U.S. Senate is the prize! by Charlie Leck Michael McFadde...
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On the Pulse of Morning
Maya Angelou died today and I spent some time
mourning her loss and remembering her incredible beauty and piercing mind. by Charlie
Leck At
the first inaugural of President Bill Clinton, Maya Angelou read a poem called On the Pulse of Morning . It was
remar...
Maya Angelou died today and I spent some time mourning her loss and remembering her incredible beauty and piercing mind. by Charlie Leck At the first inaugural of President Bill Clinton, Maya Angelou read a poem called On th...
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Find out about Rhonda Sivarajah for the Sixth District
It’s not the easiest lastname in the world to
deal with, but it might be somewhat memorable if she can win the August 12
primary over Tom Emmer. by Charlie
Leck We
can wildly hope that conservatives in the Sixth Congressional District want a
real conservati...
It’s not the easiest lastname in the world to deal with, but it might be somewhat memorable if she can win the August 12 primary over Tom Emmer. by Charlie Leck We can wildly hope that conservatives in the Sixth Congressiona...
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World War Two – 73 years ago!
Seventy-three years ago the insane leader of
Germany sent armed forced in the Soviet Union in an attempt to take over that
immense nation (or union of nations). It was a strategic mistake that would
enable the world to conquer the Nazi maniac. by Charlie
Le...
Seventy-three years ago the insane leader of Germany sent armed forced in the Soviet Union in an attempt to take over that immense nation (or union of nations). It was a strategic mistake that would enable the world to conque...
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Let’s Debate What U.S. Should Do in Iraq!
As the national debate about Iraq and what the
U.S. should do rages on – interrupted occasionally by idiots like John McCain –
the New York Times shows us the
intelligent level to which the debate really ought to rise. by Charlie
Leck See
and read the NY Ti...
As the national debate about Iraq and what the U.S. should do rages on – interrupted occasionally by idiots like John McCain – the New York Times shows us the intelligent level to which the debate really ought to rise. by Cha...
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Created Gay!
I’ve been convinced since the late 60s, when I
was still in my 20s, that being gay wasn’t something one chose. A young
Methodist minister, a couple of years older than I, convinced me. In a bold and
adventurous step, the Methodist Church had appointed this ...
I’ve been convinced since the late 60s, when I was still in my 20s, that being gay wasn’t something one chose. A young Methodist minister, a couple of years older than I, convinced me. In a bold and adventurous step, the Meth...
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Going Out in a Blaze of Glory
I’m going out in a blaze of glory folks. I’m
moving closer and closer to two thousands blogs. That was the original ticking
point for retiring from blogging. I’ve changed my perspective and goals a
little bit and I’m now setting my retirement date ( whateve...
I’m going out in a blaze of glory folks. I’m moving closer and closer to two thousands blogs. That was the original ticking point for retiring from blogging. I’ve changed my perspective and goals a little bit and I’m now sett...
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Evaluating the Tea Party
Has the Tea Party achieved want it wanted to
achieve at this point? Is its success and future dependent on election results
in 2014? Or 2016? And, how relevant will the Tea Party be after 2016? by Charlie
Leck Ross
Douthat, a relatively conservative columni...
Has the Tea Party achieved want it wanted to achieve at this point? Is its success and future dependent on election results in 2014? Or 2016? And, how relevant will the Tea Party be after 2016? by Charlie Leck Ross Douthat, ...
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In his circles
19 people
Have him in circles
12 people
Dagne Suñé's profile photo
Richard McConnell's profile photo
Joan Case's profile photo
Don Fecher's profile photo
Spencer Knight's profile photo
James Stern's profile photo
Education
  • Roxbury High School
    1958
  • Yankton College
    History, 1959 - 1963
  • Untied Theological
    Theology, 1963 - 1966
  • University of MN
    Social Theory, 1966 - 1967
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I'm 72 now (1940) and blog regularly.
Introduction
I write these blogs to leave behind a full picture of me for my grandchildren. I had no such snapshot of my own grandparents and what they believed and how they thought. Ad Astra, you probably know, is Latin for To the Stars. Without being literal about it, it's my final destination (where I "shall forever sit, triumphing over death, and chance, and Thee, O Time").
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Maple Plain, Minnesota
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