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john-braun's picture
Jun.08.2009
As people continue to lose jobs, albeit at a slower rate than was expected, our President has claimed that the stimulus is already responsible for 150,000 created or saved jobs. He also promised 600,000 more this summer! Wow! Go Mr. President!! Now, lest you think I've lost my mind, remember I am a...
sam-barry's picture
Jun.05.2009
I am a Democrat. I have voted democratic most of the time for most of my life. And I am a liberal. (Note to Ann Coulter: not all Democrats are liberals.) I am also a writer, musician, and a guy who works in publishing (though I do work for HarperCollins, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch), so it is...
sam-barry's picture
May.01.2009
WASHINGTON — Congress announced plans today to review the use of performance-enhancing drugs among American authors, with star-studded hearings scheduled next month and legislation to limit access to steroids. Two House panels are planning mid-January hearings featuring former President Bill...
david-niall-wilson's picture
Mar.17.2009
This morning I was pointed to this on line article by Tee Morris, who got the link from Neil Gaiman, and I got really angry: The New Book Banning This is what we’ve come to?  I understand the concern and the outrage over the discovery that a great number of toys from overseas still contained lead...
edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.10.2009
More citizens on the WEB are against the performance of the messiah, Barack Obama, then are for. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks via MSNBC.MSN.com website (2009) First 50 Days - Report Card On Carter's Second Term With five opportunities at getting a grade, and three of those opportunities being a...
geri-spieler's picture
Jan.29.2009
 I was asked to contribute my thoughts on the upcoming inauguation of Pres. Obama. My piece was chosen to be published in a WeBook anthology. The contribution is below.  My thoughts on the coming presidential inauguration take me back to the moment that I began to fear living in the United States....
edmund-jenks's picture
Jan.29.2009
Nightline, or ABC News Nightline is a late-night hard and soft news program broadcast by ABC in the United States. The program had its beginnings on November 8, 1979, just 4 days after the Iran hostage crisis started. ABC News president Roone Arledge felt the best way to compete against NBC's...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Jan.13.2009
I was soooooooo happy just two short months ago when my middle grade novel, Dragon Wishes, launched. I'd worked so hard, but here it was, out there! Nothing stood in the way of literary success anymore. More book could be read. Fast forward to February 10, 2009, when the Consumer Product Safety...
edmund-jenks's picture
Jan.03.2009
In a public relations campaign launched in the Palestinian Authority, the Hamas terror organization is claiming victory over Israel's withdrawal and promises to terrorize Haifa and Tel Aviv until Israel is defeated and Palestine restored to the Arabs. They are taking credit for the Israeli...
will-durst's picture
Dec.10.2008
In an upset worthy of Marin Day School covering the spread against the Green Bay Packers through the first three quarters of a spirited scrimmage at Lambeau Field, the coveted Clueless Cup appears to be on the verge of falling out of the clutches of President Bush’s staff for the first time in 8...