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Aug.28.2012 - 4:01 pm
Tom Smith, the GOP candidate for the US Senate in Pennsylvania, has just stepped in to clean up the pregnancy/”legitimate rape” kerfuffle created by his fellow Senate candidate...
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Dec.20.2011 - 11:30 pm
When Obama caved in on regulating “too-big-to-fail” banks, health care insurance reform, Guantanamo, the debt ceiling fiasco, Bush-Cheney tax cuts, et. al., he did it thinking he...
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Dec.14.2011 - 11:25 am
I had told the agent that I expected to have the "second edit" of my first novel done by January. This was last August. Broken promises seem to come naturally to a recovering...
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Nov.30.2011 - 2:47 pm
Democrats and liberal candidates, take off the frigging gloves! When the Republicans running against us for Congress—or the presidency—pledge themselves to Grover Norquist’s “No-...
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Comments from Les

Dec.09.2011 - 10:15 pm
In response to: Behind the Book -- The Edits Return
I put the kudo in parenthises because we aren't supposed to admit to these feelings. Are we? Congratulations for making...
Dec.05.2011 - 10:02 pm
In response to: Oh, the satisfaction of reaching the end of the first draft!
But then, sigh, comes Draft #2 ...
Dec.05.2011 - 10:00 pm
In response to: Surrogate stumping for John Kerry in Wisconsin in 2004
... and Elizabeth Edwards (god bless her!) just came into the room and speaks next. I quickly sum up my remarks.
Oct.11.2011 - 7:43 pm
In response to: Rearing a Young Writer ...
Morgan (11) aspires to a writing life, too. Last year, one of her poems was published in a national anthology of poetry...