A Billion Dollars – $1,000,000,000

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A Billion Dollars – $1,000,000,000

This is too true to be funny.

The next time you hear a politician use the
Word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about
Whether you want the ‘politicians’ spending YOUR tax money.

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend,
But one advertising agency did a good job of
Putting that figure into some perspective in
One of it’s releases.

A billion seconds ago it was 1959.

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I’m not Ruben Garcia or Reuben Rodriguez

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Ruben “Speedy” Gonzalez

(November 14, 2009)

I have one of those names that no one seems to remember and that hardly anyone spells correctly.

People call me Ruben Garcia, Ruben Rodriguez, Ruben Fernandez and any other Spanish name you can think of. I’m a professional speaker and when people READ my introduction, they STILL get it wrong.

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Nelson Mandela and Putting People Into Boxes

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Nelson Mandela – An amazing man.

I’m reading “Playing with the Enemy,” a book about Nelson Mandela.

It says that “…in 2007, a statue of Mandela was unveiled in London’s Parliament square alongside ones of Lincoln and Churchill.

A British newspaper was reporting on the event and they described Mandela a “black leader.” No offense was meant but it still felt vaguely insulting to see him described in such terms. As it would have to see Lincoln or Churchill described merely as “white leaders.”

To identify Mandela by his race is to diminish him and to miss the point.”

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Billy Graham’s Prayer for Our Nation

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Billy Graham

‘Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask your forgiveness and to seek your direction and guidance. We know Your Word says, ‘Woe to those who call evil good,’ but that is exactly what we have done. We have lost our spiritual equilibrium and reversed our values.

We have exploited the poor and called it the lottery.

We have rewarded laziness and called it welfare.

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