The Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare,” is a huge step forward in medical insurance reform. It is struggling to make its implementation schedule and is creating a lot of ambiguity and some anxiety for almost everyone concerned. There are many good things about this act that strengthen and improve coverage.
June may seem like a long way away, but if you are looking ahead for an event to mark on the calendar then the Eastern Oregon Beer Festival, scheduled for June 21, should surely seem like an obvious choice.
One attendee of Wednesday’s Union County Board of Commissioners meeting made a profound statement about the decision to site the new courthouse on the Shelter From the Storm’s footprint by demolishing the Shelter building.
For 200 years, our country enjoyed a “favored nation” status with the Lord Jesus Christ. Just as he did with Judah before the carrying away into Babylon, the Lord has taken our part against all opponents.
The sun was shining when we left home, but as I drove to town I could see the shelf of blackening clouds sliding into the valley and into my attitude because Daphne had decided to go along with me. She was wearing her little black tam that always reminded me of a dark cloud just like the one in the sky. She always wore it when she had her chin stuck out looking for trouble. A little breeze chased the remaining dead snow-free fallen leaves around the streets, the sidewalks, the lawns, making me feel a bit more uneasy. It wasn’t a proper winter.