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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Happy Fatherless Day


By Committed Conservative, June 19, 2017

Sunday, June 18, 2017 was another Hallmark holiday celebrating fathers’ day.  I had a great day, as it was also the 18th birthday of my oldest child, who I brought home with my wife on Fathers’ day in 1999.  Fathers’ day is the commercially driven recognition of the value of fathers.  What America needs is the daily recognition of the value of fathers … real fathers.  Sadly, every day in America too many children live a Fatherless day.

When I was a young boy, my brother Dan found himself out with some high school friends getting into the type of silly, hijinks in which the young sometimes engage.  They were “pool-hopping” in the one or two homes in my town that had pools.  The neighbors called, and of course, these bone-heads were busted.  What they faced was the wrath of their parents … and fathers.  It is what kids feared most … real dads engaged in real parenting.


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