Ray McInerny, Sr., and his wife Jean, have lived in New Berlin for 32 years. A retired graphic artist, he now paints for his own enjoyment. This blog will attempt to present items of general interest to his New Berlin neighbors.
Saturday, December 11, 2010, the ninth anniversary of the Twin Towers destruction a small denominational church in Florida plans to burn copies of the Quran. The pastor claims to have received over a hundred death threats and is now wearing a handgun for his own protection.
A national response has erupted, especially from the Capital, to this pastor and his small church to call off the burning. Everyone from President Obama, General Patreous, Secretary Clinton, Attorney General Holder and Gates of Defense plus a score of others.
For the past several months I’ve reduced my television viewing. Not because I don’t enjoy it. I did for the most part. It’s the news and weather that drives me away.
Televison has its good and bad sides. Because each local outlet is a carbon copy of the other it makes you wonder if they don’t all originate from the same source.