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You’re tellin’ white lies You’re tellin’ white lies Well I can see right through that thin disguise Can’t you tell I can tell when you’re telling’ white lies? —Jason and the Scorchers, “White Lies” Forget so-called “political correctness.” In Arizona, there is a far greater threat to free speech...
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Fall is a time to repair and restore. As the seasons change, so do thoughts about our skincare and fitness routines. Stay out of those old patterns of putting away your skin and fitness goals when you pull out the jeans and sweaters. Make this fall the time to bump it up, and improve on the...
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Post 9/11, Is Coming to America Still Worth the Journey? New America Media, First Person, Andrew Lam, Posted: Sep 08, 2011 EDITOR'S NOTE: Shortly after September 11, 2001, New America Media editor and author Andrew Lam received a letter from his cousin in Vietnam, posing a...
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     Where  'do' Democrats stand on illegal immigration? It's hard to tell. They kind of seem to skirt the issue. It's like they think it will go away if they avoid the subject. At least Republicans seem to realize the importance of confronting it head on. I think it...
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Then it was him up next. He donned his “Aren’t-I-just-the-luckiest-bastard-on-vacation-you-ever-saw-chum?” smile for The Nice Immigration Man. But The Nice Immigration Man wasn’t, nice, that is. Oh no, he wanted to know all about Beckett, wanted to know entirely too much, had gone over every scrap...
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He unlocked the bathroom door and stepped out, treating the stewardess to a smile of manic proportions. “Amazing. Really.” he told her, dirty looks and all. Back in his seat, he squinted at the waters of the San Francisco Bay, worrying that they looked altogether a bit too close. Brain racing...
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Seventy Nine Years Late While the plane was circling the Bay and Beckett was supposed to be in his seat, he was in fact in the bathroom. He ignored the stewardess outside rapping on the door, telling him to return to his seat. What difference was it going to make? If the plane folded on...
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Have you ever wanted something SO much you were willing to wait however long it took? Well, Keiko Fukuda waited almost 80 years to realizing her dream. At the age of 98 Keiko Fukuda became the first woman to achieve a tenth-degree black belt in Judo. The petite woman not quite five feet tall has...
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Civil disobedience is on the rise. This can be a good thing, as is the case in Israel this summer. Israeli women are risking criminal prosecution by going to the beach. They are taking Palestinian women along to protest decades of dehumanization. Read the full story on my Living in the Heartland...