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Saturday Open Thread | Tribute to James Brown the "Godfather of SOUL"

Happy Saturday, Everyone! today’s post is a tribute to The Godfather of SOUL, Mr. James Brown.
Mr. Brown was LARGER than LIFE.

If you’ve seen the movie which hit theaters Friday, August 1, we’d love to read your comments on the movie. 564 more words

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Are You Smart Enough to Vote for a Judge?

Earlier this week, Commercial Appeal columnist David Waters took a rather curious position on voter engagement. Since the average voter doesn’t know anything about sitting judges or their  opponents, Mr. 1,389 more words

Fair warning

Now that the House of Representatives have voted
on an immigration bill that Obama said he will veto
they will empty out of Washington to hit the… 211 more words


I Went to West Africa and All I Got Was This Lousy Ebola Panic

The Ebola River runs through the Democratic Republic of the Congo and it was in that region in the mid 70s that a new virus was discovered. 963 more words

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Tweet Of The Day

OK, now let’s add:
1) Deport all kids, including U.S.-born
2) Ban tacos
3) Obama’s name legally changed to “Obummer”
Jamison Foser (@jamisonfoser) …

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Are Publishers "The Good Guys" or "The Bad Guys"? (Part 1)

Depends on who you ask.

As an editor, I obviously want publishers to succeed for the sake of my future employment and good literature, but I also want to feel like the people I work for are on the right side of things. 2,305 more words