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Walt Alexander

Walt Alexander is the editor-in-chief of Men of Value. Learn more about his vision for the online magazine for American men with the American values—faith, family & freedom—in his Welcome from the Editor.

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Devotionals

Several weeks ago, I went to see Dweezil Zappa at his Zappa Plays Zappa show. I actually had never heard any of Frank Zappa’s music before. And there were some songs I liked but most of them were just, “okay”. Certainly Dweezil is a very very talented guitar player. Though

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DevotionalsFaith

You may recognize the line above from the film, Tommy by the Who. You may also assume that this is another attempt to put a movie or something into my devotional/blog. However, I have never seen the movie, Tommy. I am familiar with the quasi-religious theme of it, though. This

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Your Money

Penalty-Free Withdrawals From IRAs Before Age 59 ½ are Possible Many of you benefit from saving into an employer-sponsored retirement plan such as a 401(k), 403(b) or 457 plan. These plans have their advantages and drawbacks and depending upon the plan, you could get slapped with a 10% tax penalty

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DevotionalsFaith

I realized that the media has buried the story (now that she was released from jail) but Kim Davis’ story was really significant to me. You are familiar with the story, right? If not, you can read all about it here. I know it was significant for a lot of

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DevotionalsFaith

(Alternate Title: WHERE THE %$!%#@ ARE MY KEYS?????) We are typing along and something happens and we lose a lot of work. We are driving along and realize that we forgot something back at home. We do not read an email closely enough about a cancellation, a postponement, something like

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DevotionalsFaith

I have been for most of my life and will probably always be an incurable Marvel comic book geek (sorry DC—I could never stand Superman). I particularly like ones with spiritual and deeply philosophical themes. To that end, I particularly liked the X-Men and Captain America but go over into

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Devotionals

When people get to college they act very strangely. This is especially true at Christian colleges. I know of a guy who, when he got to college, became an athlete. I think he was a moderate one before college but when he got there he just went crazy. He was

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DevotionalsFaith

I have been asked repeatedly to make my blog more controversial by addressing gay marriage and other wonderful topics and giving my opinion about them. Though I intend to address gay marriage and homosexuality in general in THIS blog, I do not intend to give my personal opinion about them

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Be Different
Faith

A few weeks ago, I was talking to a person whom I have known for a long time and who lives far away. He was telling me about his son who is 32 and whom he feels is not “growing up” at the correct pace. His son is not married

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Jim's Blog

Turns out that the United States Food and Drug Administration has given its stamp of approval on a number of new varieties of genetically modified (GMO) apples and potatoes. The agency evaluated two varieties of GMO apples from Okanagan Specialty Fruits, Inc. in Canada and six varieties of genetically modified

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