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michael-seidel's picture
Jan.27.2014
Can you believe that Oregon is so good? So good at what, I wondered, or how? Oregon is good, though, according to Google's autocomplete, in a story reported on WaPo by Alexandra Petri.  Oregon, it seems, is a Good state, along with Alabama.  New York, Alaska, Hawaii and California are...
abdul-haye-amin's picture
Mar.21.2012
  Colour of States Truth? By Abdul Haye Amin. by Abdul Haye Amin I therefore, nothing to be proud of myself today for, my dear Lord on earth?�   "Colour of States Truth?" By Abdul Haye Amin. “As always nation act as blinds and deaf to spoil my days, until where struggle in life and...
michael-seidel's picture
Jan.19.2012
There's a pretty slick map with accompanying text and information about American Secessionist Movements at http://preview.tinyurl.com/7alo48a.  I knew of many of these. I live in the proposed 'State of Jefferson' and I know about 'Lincoln' because I live in Oregon. Splitting California up...
michael-seidel's picture
Oct.06.2011
I saw a History Channel program about how American states received their shapes. Without surprise, water contributed much to states' boundaries in the nation's toddler years. Texas and California exhibited clout so they were allowed to keep their size although Texas lost some because of the...
meg-philip's picture
Nov.05.2010
My second novel Just Being Friendly will be published within the next couple of weeks.  I am so excited.....
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.14.2010
  Certain folks in Congress have been posturing lately (What? No!). These folks are proposing changes to the U.S. Constitution, specifically the Fourteenth Amendment, regarding who should be granted U.S. citizenship. While the urge behind this bit of posturing has been of the mean-spirited,...
raymond-mallette's picture
Oct.06.2009
     Haven't written in a couple days. Well, I have but mostly responses. Anyway, I'm only on the 2nd cup and the fingers need to get loosened up before heading off into my book world to work on "The Bird Nest." (by the way.....that has nothing to do with bird watching:)      I love...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Sep.29.2009
Thomas Carlyle wrote that “A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.” There may be some debate as to whether Timothy Leary’s life was well-spent. However, his biography by John Higgs is one of the most well-written and compelling books you’ll ever come across. “I Have America...