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Earl's Latest Blogs

Apr.17.2014 - 6:27 am
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OMG! That's... that's... that's just plain MEAN, for cryin' out loud!! (Headline, at right) Somebody has to DO something! We can't just allow— Oh, wait: my bad. I thought it...
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Apr.16.2014 - 5:30 am
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(bemused chuckle, followed by sigh) When Social Security was enacted back in the '30s, fears of a "let me see your papers" -national ID card were allayed by assurances that the...
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Apr.15.2014 - 4:35 am
Without trying to spoil anything for anybody about anything... I'm getting a little annoyed at all the self-assured talk on the 'Net about a certain "goblet of wine." Look at...
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Apr.13.2014 - 7:48 am
(sigh) What oft harshes my mellow is the nagging suspicion that, given the right circumstances, my politically-minded friends --from both extremes of the political spectrum...
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Comments from Earl

Mar.31.2014 - 6:06 am
In response to: "Swear To God, It's A NOSE!!"
Sadly, in my copywriting and graphic-design of the poster, there were a few justifiable complaints from that fine...
Mar.31.2014 - 5:05 am
In response to: Ken Burns' Upcoming Maybe-Myth On 'The Roosevelts'
Dammit, as are mine. (Sorry: the Publisher insists I add this shameless bit of Self-Promoting...) (forehead smack!)...
Mar.31.2014 - 5:03 am
In response to: Ken Burns' Upcoming Maybe-Myth On 'The Roosevelts'
Jim's book is available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/FDRs.../dp/B000XUBEL6/ref=sr_1_1... FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt...
Mar.30.2014 - 8:58 am
In response to: Ken Burns' Upcoming Maybe-Myth On 'The Roosevelts'
A differing view, from Faithful Reader Steven (via Facebook): "Well, Earl, I've noticed that you have tended toward a...
Mar.27.2014 - 6:38 pm
In response to: Ill Winds & Ms. Miley...
(abashed head-hang) I know, guys: this was wrong, on SO many levels...  —EM

Published Reviews

Virgins And Martyrs: An Aria Quynn Novel
Published by Fiction Nation Reviews (http://www.fictionnationonline.com/reviews/virginsandmartyrs.html)
Virgins and Martys by Earl Merkel I'm Kim Alexander and this is Fiction Nation. The book is Virgins and Martyrs by Earl Merkel. Is it possible to write a book about a bombing at a...