Betsy

15 Jul 19
The Confused Conservative

Here’s the newest reason I’m a confused conservative. Recently, Nike introduced a special edition shoe featuring an American Flag on each heel.   It’s a very nice design.  I believe it would’ve been very popular.  Unfortunately, Nike decided to recall the shoe, because Colin Kaepernick – yes, He of the National-Anthem-knee, told them that some people […]

15 Jul 19
WOODTV.com
(AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says a movement to boycott Israel has become a “pernicious threat” and a source of anti-Semitism on college campuses. DeVos made the comments Monday while speaking at a Justice Department summit on combating anti-Semitism. She said supporters of the boycott movement are “bullies” who claim to stand for human rights but actually harbor bias against Jews. Pro-Palestine activists at many colleges have called for a boycott of Israel over its treatment of Palestine, often leading to tension with pro-Israel groups on campus. DeVos said Israel has friends in the Education Department and that her own visits to the Holy Land have shaped her in many ways. Her defense of Israel comes as President Donald Trump accuses four congresswomen of color of being anti-Semitic.
15 Jul 19
Retiring at the Speed of Life

I’ve always tried to live by the golden rule: do unto others as you would have done unto you. Sometimes it’s challenging; especially when you know when someone’s not being kind or fair to you. Just being cordial is difficult. But this weekend we experienced the beauty of true friendship. Reciprocal kindness. Camaraderie. Makes me […]