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The ‘presence of Jesus’

HOLLYWOOD – God bless America, and how’s everybody?

The New England Patriots won their eighth Super Bowl Sunday, holding the L.A. Rams to three points. The Patriots are roundly despised by NFL fans for drafting criminals, for cheating and for breaking rules. No one’s been suspended ever since they hired Alan Dershowitz to coach their defense.

The Hollywood Reporter saluted the Screen Actors Guild Awards last week when the hit movie Black Panther took home numerous awards. The character is a great role model. I wanted to be a superhero when I was a kid, but later in life I learned there are no tax advantages to doing good.

Chicago began putting itself back together Saturday after the city’s hardest freeze in a century ruined an entire week’s retail business and commerce. The performance of the Broadway musical Hamilton was canceled in Chicago due to the sub-zero temperatures. Once again Brrr kills Hamilton.

President Trump will deliver his third State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress tonight in the Capitol. He reportedly plans to start his speech with a call for national unity. This, with half the country thinking Trump’s crazy and the other half saying that’s what they love about the guy.

The White House summoned support for Venezuela’s opposition leader who is trying to unseat dictator Nicolas Maduro who refuses to step down and has the army firmly on his side. Maduro opponents appear to be losing. Rarely is it good news when someone calls you from the trunk of a car.

The Christian Science Monitor reported a Gallup Poll that said the 15 Southern states are the nation’s most religious area. It says 90 percent of Southerners consider religion important. In Texas, you can literally feel the presence of Jesus all around you due mainly to poor border control.

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