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Question of the Week: “Have Your Views Changed on Anything?”

Grant75 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 8:38 PM
I’m 83. My views changed a lot between the ages of 18 and 35 – but, then, I read and listened a lot. In the last 48 years, no! My views have not changed much in spite of the fact that I make a special effort to keep my mind open. I’m a registered Independent – hoping to see the “Tea Party” establish a “beach head” in the Republican Party. I don’t expect to see it in my lifetime. IMHO, we have an education problem.

I’m almost too depressed to write anything today. The Georgia Bulldogs came within five yards on the final play of the game of winning college football’s national championship (the game against Notre Dame being a mere formality for the winner of the Southeastern Conference), but fell 32-28 to the Alabama Crimson Tide.

But if the Continental Army could survive a bitter winter at Valley Forge, then surely I can summon the intestinal fortitude to write a blog post while sitting in a warm hotel room (yes, perhaps I’m being a tad bit melodramatic).

So here comes the...