Tag Archives: Garrett Misener

Westboro’s Free Speech Win: Repugnant Yet Right

“Speech is powerful. It can stir people to action, move them to tears of both joy and sorrow, and—as it did here—inflict great pain. On the facts before us, we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker.  As … Continue reading

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A Fallen American Hero Laid to Rest

On a beautiful winter’s day — with crystal clear blue skies and a cool breeze –a New Mexico native and American hero was laid to rest on Friday afternoon in Belen, New Mexico.  United States Marine Sgt. Garrett A. “Bear” Misener, … Continue reading

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The War & Death Hit Too Close to Home

Christmas 2010 was unusually busy.  And memorable.  After leading two Christmas Eve Candlelight Services on Friday night and not getting to sleep until after 1:00 a.m., my oldest son thought 6:45 a.m. on Christmas morning was the perfect time to start opening presents!  And, … Continue reading

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