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julius-lester's picture
Jan.22.2009
When I was young I used to feel sorry for old people. Being young I knew that what I did was going to have an effect on the future, but old people...
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shana-mclean-moore's picture
Jan.22.2009
As a person who goes on record as a passionate advocate for community building, I’m nervous talking politics. I suppose I fear that anything I say on...
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david-m-spero's picture
Jan.22.2009
Is the recession / depression getting to you yet? Money problems certainly have me reconsidering my career path.  My 401 K lost 50%, and it wasn't...
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remittance-girl's picture
Jan.22.2009
I've always balked when I read that some writer or other has found a 'fabulous' new method, piece of software, or hardware, that makes the writing...
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robert-grudin's picture
Jan.22.2009
The prophet’s rant, the bishop’s lies, The demagogue’s hypocrisies, I suffer with averted eyes. There’s no gainsaying, what people prize.
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jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.22.2009
 An open letter to Dmitry Medvedev, president of Russia: Your Excellency: On January 20, Stanislav Markelov, lawyer for the independent newspaper...
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chris-rodell's picture
Jan.22.2009
Our 8-year-old daughter wants me to become POTUS because she thinks it would be fun to live in the White House. I agree. News stories about the...
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marilyn-kallet's picture
Jan.22.2009
First, what not to say: Do not say, "I've heard you read those before." Do not say, "I was disappointed that you didn't read my...
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phil-bronstein's picture
Jan.22.2009
George Bush has officially been jobless for 24 hours. Plenty of time left on his calendar to collect those unemployment checks. Not to mention the...
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alethea-d-eason's picture
Jan.22.2009
by Susana Montanares M.   I am a body without a soul,a hungry corpse of desire,a caress converted into torture. I am an autumn leaf,the trampled cry...
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brian-mckee's picture
Apr.08.2009
I started a Twitter microblog. I really like the format. Makes me figure out how to be succinct. Check it out: http://twitter.com/MeisterPeace I...
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former member's picture
Apr.07.2009
by former member
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/02/taliban-pakistan-justice-women-flogging
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former member's picture
Apr.07.2009
by former member
General Motors Corp. and Segway announced a new vehicle prototype today "that could change the way we move around in cities." Project P.U.M...
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faruk-buzhala's picture
Apr.07.2009
Trëndafili  Nuk e besoj ende nuk e besoj   thellë thellë në mua sytë e tu depërtojnë duke e kërkuar dashurinë e humbur në qelitë e panumërta të...
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nancybrady's picture
Apr.07.2009
Having finished To Kill a Mockingbird, I returned to the library and picked up two new books to read.  These two will be read simultaneously with...
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sangay-glass's picture
Apr.07.2009
Years ago, I had an affair with a younger man. If you could call him a man. Even now, nearly twenty years later, I can think of a lot of curse words...
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former member's picture
Apr.07.2009
by former member
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123897499619091093.html#mod=djemEditorialPage
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richard-jerome's picture
Apr.07.2009
My life came crashing down one sunny September morning, a few months shy of my fifth birthday, when my mother took me by the hand and amid the dank...
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former member's picture
Apr.07.2009
by former member
The UK Guardian:  The Question That Flummoxed the Great Orator
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warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.07.2009
                                            Chapter Three,  Part “1” The science of computer engineering was never an area of interest to me. I knew...
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