The Maxwell Family

The Maxwell Family
Clockwise: Chip, Pam, Beverly, Laura, Tomas, Oto


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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Message to Tea Party (and anyone else with a conscience)

Are you still going to have Congressman Lee Terry as a headliner at Tea Party events? Click below for my take on the debt ceiling deal.

Friday, March 15, 2013

The Operative Word Is "Joy"

Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum. That's Latin for: I announce to you a great joy. It's how the introduction of a new pope begins. That's what you saw bubbling up in St. Peter's Square: pure joy. The guy on the balcony is as close as we get to God in this life. He's a sinner, but he's our link to Peter and thus to the One who commissioned Peter to lead the church. Viva il Papa.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Pardon a Proud Papa

That's our son, Oto, on the right side of the picture, kneeling at the communion rail at the Mass celebrated by the cardinals before they entered the Sistine Chapel for the conclave on Tuesday. The picture was at I need some space space space space space.
We think that's Oto beneath the arrow. Only a mother's radar was able to detect it. The picture was at . .. need space space space space space space.

Oto, wearing a blue jacket and waving an American flag, can be seen at 1:15 and 2:42. The original video from the Vatican Television Center disappeared. This is from YouTube.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Pope of Firsts (Our Son Was There!)

The first Francis. The first non-European. The first Latin American. The first Jesuit. I wonder if he intends to honor, invoke, and emulate Francis of Assisi or his Jesuit forebear, Francis Xavier. Maybe both.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Market Numbers Hide Truth

"We're the healthiest horse in the glue factory." That's Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss on KFAB today quoting former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) quoting fellow debt commission leader Erskine Bowles, former Clinton White House chief of staff and nationally prominent Democrat, on how robust financial market indicators can hide the true state of the nation's overall, long-term fiscal situation.