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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:00 PM
Longtime Assistant Philadelphia Police Chief Julian Greer — named interim last month in the wake of Grant Myers’ resignation — may very well be the best replacement choice, as some elected city officials clearly believed the second Myers announced he was leaving for the District Attorney’s Office to become an investigator.
  • President Donald Trump cannot want war with Iran
  • If there is one thing you learn about at Oberlin College, the notoriously progressive liberal arts college, it is surely privilege: white privilege, hetero privilege, gender privilege, you name it. 
  • Mrs. Gladys Whitcomb was awarded $1000 by a New York department store for her invention of a machine to produce special gloves, which allow free finger action and space for long finger nails.FLASHBACKS
  • Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Extol Him who rides on the clouds, By His name Yah, And rejoice before Him. A father of the fatherless, a defender of widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Colossians 2:13-15
    It is hard for us to even imagine the value of our souls. Our lives are like a mist, a vapor that passes away very quickly. We tend to barely consider our days or what life is. The Bible tells us that true life is to know God, and we can only know him through Christ. Because of sin, we don’t know God naturally. We think wrongly about ourselves and him. This passage gives us clarity.
  • For a president who won his office by denouncing the Middle East wars into which George W. Bush and Barack Obama plunged the nation, Donald Trump has assembled the most unabashedly hawkish conclave of foreign policy advisers in memory. And he himself seems to concede the point. 
  • Clifton Clemons, of Hopewell High School won the public speaking contest. He spoke on “Agriculture- The Backbone of Civilization.” Clayton Moore, Birdell Seales, Jessie M. Backstrom and Clifton Clemons won in the contest of quartet singing.
  • A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. 
  • GETTING THE MESSAGE/Colossians 2:11-12
    During the Memorial Day observances, I saw a clip of a Jewish lady from Poland meeting an American soldier of WWII who was in the division that liberated her from a concentration camp. She recalled how the soldiers seemed as angels to her, sweeping in on tanks and trucks. They not only liberated her, but they wept over her dismal condition and showered her with food and clothes.
  • After a stroke felled Woodrow Wilson during his national tour to save his League of Nations, an old rival, Sen. Albert Fall, went to the White House to tell the president, “I have been praying for you, Sir.” 
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