Rev. Austin Miles, a chaplain in Northern California is a writer and historian. He is the author of Santa's Surprising Origins, a story that received worldwide circulation and resulted in him being cast in the 2004 Hallmark Christmas Movie titled, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus. He played the mall Santa who magically received the gift of sign language.

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Monday, September 14, 2009

GeneralReader Irked At Kennedy Story

When a comment is received in response to one of my stories, I ask for permission to publish it. When that is given, I attach it to the story. However, this one was so off the wall in so many ways that it deserves a feature spot since it has a surprise twist ending that I never expected. See if you can guess who the writer is, and where he or she is coming from.

Friday, September 11, 2009

GeneralUpdate: What’s Behind The “YOU LIE” Shout?

Congressman Joe Wilson stopped the world with a shout this week when he yelled, “You lie!” at Obama. That came after ‘The One’ stated that illegal immigrants would not be covered in his healthcare plan. Wilson’s two words, now famous, came out with a curious authority that was more than just an outburst. Orlean Koehle, President of Eagle Forum of California, forwarded an email to me from Allen Ide of Deleware that explains the oomph behind the shout:

Thursday, September 10, 2009

General“YOU LIE” Shout The Only Truth in Speech

In a rambling speech regarding the excellence of Obama’s Health Scare Plan (9/9/09), one congressman, Joe Wilson (R-SC) struggled to keep himselfl in order until Obama stated; “Illigal immigrants will not receive healthcare coverage.” That was [the] one mis-statement too many that propelled the congressman to yell out for the world to hear, “You lie!”

Saturday, September 5, 2009

GeneralLast Roar of the Lion

The Lion of the Senate was lionized by worshipers, politicians, the legal profession and the media after his roar was silenced on August 25th. Everyone expected this as Ted Kennedy had been in a fierce battle with a brain tumor which he fought valiantly. And this writer waited until a respectable time of mourning had taken place before making a comment.

GeneralThe Truth of Global Warming; Are We Doomed For Man’s Inaction?

The Bible makes it clear that we humans are to tend the garden as he instructed Adam and Eve. We must take care of the Earth we occupy. Man has been so lax, so careless, that we are now in danger of making the earth uninhabitable.

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