The Ole Seagull

Why can’t we have the same peaceful death as a pet or Timothy McVeigh?

Posted in General by The Ole Seagull on the April 17th, 2011

On June 11, 2001, Timothy McVeigh, the man who killed 168 people and injured 450 more when he bombed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995 was executed by lethal injection at 7:14 a.m. in the federal execution chamber of U.S. Federal Penitentiary at Terre Haute, Indiana. Most reasonable people would assume he died relatively painlessly and quickly. (more…)

Vision, perseverance, character and values make College of the Ozarks a beacon

Posted in Branson,General,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the April 13th, 2011

America is full of liberal arts colleges, some good and some bad, some, if not most very liberal and some conservative, but there is only one that has the perseverance to persistently embrace the character and values that make Branson and the Ozarks so special. That college, has both the heart of a leader and of a servant and has at all times been a beacon for quality education, character development, a strong work ethic, the American spirit and values and faith in God. That college is the College of the Ozarks (C of O).


America’s “nobleness” and hope – Her Teachers!

Posted in General,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the April 3rd, 2011

Dedication: As another school year winds to its close, may it remind us all of how valuable our Teachers are to our children, community and the future of our nation.

In terms of a “profession,” America’s future does not lie in the hands of Presidents, politicians, lawyers, doctors, accountants, and other leaders. Her future lies in the hands of the professionals who will be teaching those who will become the future Presidents, politicians, lawyers, doctors, accountants and other leaders, America’s Teachers. (more…)