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Jim Threlkeld

Jim Threlkeld

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Jim Threlkeld is Author of "Where Roses Have No Thorns". Jim can be contacted at www.smythepress.com.





Recent Articles by Jim Threlkeld

  • Do You Believe What You Believe is Really Real?
    My suggestion is that you not read this column if you do not want to search your heart for the answer to the question - Do You Believe What You Believe is Really Real.
  • Do You Believe What You Believe is Really Real?
    My suggestion is that you not read this column if you do not want to search your heart for the answer to the question - Do You Believe What You Believe is Really Real.
  • From Strength to Weakness
    I must admit when I watch the History Channel and the program that is about the bravery of the American fighting men during WW 11 and Vietnam, I am in awe of what these men were willing to sacrifice for this nation and their fellow soldiers.
  • From Strength to Weakness
    I must admit when I watch the History Channel and the program that is about the bravery of the American fighting men during WW 11 and Vietnam, I am in awe of what these men were willing to sacrifice for this nation and their fellow soldiers.
  • Hollow Cheeks and Bony Bodies
    Stay with me as the title will make perfect sense as you read on to the end.
  • The Battered Syndrome and Its Effect on Americans
    Recently I had the opportunity to attend a meeting on battered persons, (mainly concerning women). The topic of the meeting revolved around causes and effects on the family, including the sources available for escaping the battering, whether the mistreatment is in the form physical or mental abuse.
  • A Strange Expression of Glee
    It is a perplexing time for this nation when one political party expresses glee at the fact that 2.3 million Americans will be eliminated from their jobs due to Obamacare. This bizarre expression of glee will be explained further.
  • The Liberal Press in Action
    Today, Wednesday, January 29, 2014, I heard the Liberal Atlanta Press give Governor Deal “hell” for his actions concerning the problems Atlanta faced during the Snow and Ice Storm.
  • Finding Peace in Older Age
    When my wife’s grandfather was aging he talked about the loss of his friends through death and the sadness and lonesomeness he felt.
  • America’s Quiz
    Today I thought it would be interesting for readers to take a test to ascertain where we are heading as a nation. Taking this test should be fun, and I will not provide the answers at the end of the quiz as it is designed for you to decide the truth.
  • Thanks
    Today, I thought I might tell you a few of the things for which I feel thankful. I know it is Thanksgiving time and all, but I feel as though I should let you know a few things I am thankful about whether it is Thanksgiving or not since we should always have grateful hearts and since I have some thoughts that may be different from the norm.
  • Reality vs. Opinion
    It will be my attempt in this column to present reality versus my opinion on a few matters that are concerning to you and to me.
  • The Establishment Republicans and You
    So, let’s say you are an Establishment Moderate Republican, which actually means you may not be concerned with the huge debt this nation has run up. You may claim to be a fiscal conservative. But are you really?
  • I Must Get This Off My Chest
    For several months, at least since the last presidential election, and during the months the two candidates were campaigning leading up to the actual election, I have been holding something inside that I now want to reveal.
  • Snake Oil Salesman
    This story will take some of you back to your early childhood when I was only the age of about seven. For most of you, it will take you into history to one of the fun times we older folks had as entertainment.
  • Reasons Not to Attack Syria
    If the Congress and the President decide to attack Syria, I consider it a foolhardy move made by politicians, whose decisions like this in the past, have led to the loss of American lives for senseless reasons.
  • Inner Peace
    Recently, I had the opportunity to converse with my friend who has been a Christian Missionary in the Middle East for many years. Besides being a man dedicated to Christ, he has clarity of just where inner peace is found, and with the danger of being a Christian Missionary at this time in the Middle East, I listen with bated ears to find out just what secrets he has found to unlock the mystery of
  • This and That
    A thumbnail sketch of current events: Seventy something percent of new Obama jobs are part time jobs. And, get this: the top three employers in the United States are Wal-Mart, McDonalds, and Taco Bell. In the U.S., we now regrettably seem not to produce what would pay for high end jobs.
  • The Pot Calling the Kettle Black
    Jack Lew, U.S. Treasury Secretary, urged Greece on Sunday, July 21, 2014, to continue its efforts to stabilize its debt-ridden economy and capitalize on the sacrifices already made to “ensure prosperity and growth for generations to come”. Demetris Nellars, Associated Press.
  • Orwell’s 1984 on the March
    This is the letter I sent to Georgia Senators’ Chambliss, Isakson and Congressman Collins.
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