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Author: Clint Morey

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The stories we tell and the stories we choose to consume impact our lives. Author Clint Morey shares thoughts about stories, storytellers, and stuff he just finds interesting.
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When you listen to, watch, or read the news ... are you being lied to?National polls indicate a large portion of our population doesn't believe that news organizations are doing a good job.Do they have a reason to think that?----------Website:  https://montanawriter.wordpress.comPodcast on Buzzsprout: https://bigskywriter.buzzsprout.comFree newsletter:  https://tinyurl.com/ybqykme2----------Link to the book "Slanted" by Sharyl Attkisson.https://www.amazon.com/Slanted-Media-Taught-Censorship-Journalism-ebook/dp/B08537FVFV
Reparations are talked about a lot today.  But just what are reparations?Do I owe someone? Does someone owe me?=========================My website:  https://clintmorey.blogspot.comFree newsletter: https://tinyurl.com/ybqykme2
We seem to have lost the ability to talk with one another, to treat one another with civility and with respect. As for our politicians ... normally I would say they are worse than we are, but the fact is ... the American public today is far worse than our politicians.That's saying a lot and it's not good news for our society. =========================Product Review:  Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner.=========================My website:  https://clintmorey.blogspot.comFree newsletter: https://tinyurl.com/ybqykme2
If it saves just one!

If it saves just one!

2020-07-2214:27

Politicians have given us our marching orders. Think of what good we could do if we simply followed their commands. The world would be a better place ... wouldn't it?Consider how life would be better if we applied the phrase "If it saves just one" to our society?Website:  https://montanawriter.wordpress.comTwitter:  @clint_moreyFree newsletter:  https://tinyurl.com/ybqykme2If you want to read the book reviewed in this episode, order Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.NOTE: I am an Amazon Associate.
Cool or Creepy?

Cool or Creepy?

2020-07-0909:46

Technology is helping us fight the spread of the coronavirus, but does some of that technology come at too high a price?
Four men have to make a life-changing decision in a time of war.Website:  https://montanawriter.wordpress.comFree newsletter:  https://tinyurl.com/ybqykme2=========================================================SHOW NOTES“The Four Chaplains: Sacrifice at Sea” a documentary film available for free if you subscribe to Amazon Prime.  https://amzn.to/3hESdEH“The saga of the four chaplains” The U.S. Army  https://www.army.mil/article/232301/the_saga_of_the_four_chaplains“No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester in World War II” by Dan Kurzmanhttps://amzn.to/30OiGdf“German submarine U-223” Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-223“The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz” by Jack Fairweatherhttps://amzn.to/30OuhsJNOTE: I am an Amazon Associate.
We live in a divisive world today. Anger seems to fly at us from every direction.While we may not be able to change the attitudes of others, we can control ourselves.WebsiteYouTube Channel
Me, Me, Me

Me, Me, Me

2020-02-2904:04

What's life all about?Could it really be just about me?
REVIEW Defying Hitler

REVIEW Defying Hitler

2020-01-1604:01

What is it like to live in a society that embraces evil? Sebastian Haffner shares his experiences of living in Germany as the Nazis rose to power.It's a book worth reading!My website: www.clintmorey.com
I have to admit, my first day in the Army did not go quite the way I expected.But still ... there were lessons to be learned.
Once upon a time, long, long ago there was this thing called ... the Draft.Civilian Clint Morey shares how he dealt with the draft and how he carefully picked the branch of the military he would serve in.
The thrilling story of a young woman's attempt to escape from North Korea with her family.Order on Amazon:  https://amzn.to/2Pc5EzNVisit my website: https://www.clintmorey.comNOTE:  I am an Amazon affiliate.
Don't Play With Things That Go BoomLessons from my days in olive drabLessons one baby boomer learned when he went to war.Website: https://www.clintmorey.com
Buttons and Shoelaces

Buttons and Shoelaces

2019-08-3109:26

My grandmother had to be very thrifty in order to make ends meet.  Even things as little as buttons and shoelaces were important in daily life and, therefore, they needed to be cared for.
The cookies smelled so good! Sure, Dad said not to touch them, and they were placed in a cookie jar, but they were freshly baked and they were chocolate chip cookies. And they smelled so good! And ... oh, yeah ... Dad left the house for awhile, leaving two boys alone with a cookie jar full of cookies. What do you think happened?
Tennis in Phnom Penh

Tennis in Phnom Penh

2019-07-1209:42

As we look around at our world, sometimes it appears everything is falling apart. The geo-political issues that threaten us, the environmental issues, our culture ... everything seems broken.But what can be done? The issues are so big.Perhaps if we ignore them, they will go away. Then again ... maybe they won't.https://www.clintmorey.com/podcast.html
Melting Pots

Melting Pots

2019-06-1013:52

"America is a melting pot." It's an outdated story ... but maybe we got rid of it too soon. Perhaps we should reconsider the concept. Is a "melting pot" a good thing for society?
Friendship is much more than getting likes and follows. Clint shares an experience from his life that gave him a glimpse of one aspect of friendship.RESOURCESWhen I Fall in Love by Clint MoreyYou Have a Brain by Dr. Ben Carson, M.D.NOTE: I am an Amazon Associate.
Have you collected a bunch of medals during your life? Do you display them? Do you think about them? When you wrap up your life, what happens to those medals?
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