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How I Charge For Ghostwriting or Editing

Although I have a single devoted client, one client does not pay the bills. As an author, neither does my current lineup of books. Though this boggles my mind, due to the reviews I have received, perhaps it shouldn’t. 299 more words

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What Companies Can Learn From Mitsubishi's Fuel-Efficiency Scandal

Another auto industry bombshell was dropped when Mitsubishi admitted last week that it had fudged fuel efficiency estimates on cars it had produced in Japan for the last 25 years. 684 more words

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Your Silence Is Deafening: An Open Letter To the Target Boycotters

“Those predators you’re so worried will sneak into the Target bathroom? They’re all around you.

They are your Priest, your kid’s coach, your neighbor, your uncle, your youth group leader, your United States Speaker of the House.”

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A tale of two Graphs

For the last two years I’ve collected some amazingly bad graphs from election material, both that has come through my door, and that other people have sent me (see… 531 more words

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Woman loses custody of child because she mentioned 'chemtrails'

Mother mentioned chemtrails are being sprayed into the atmosphere, Boulder, CO judge removed child, court documents reveal

5/3/6 – (YourNewsWire.com) Boulder Judge D.D. Mallard told Becca Vandb that ‘99% of people would know those are just contrails,’ and said that she is ‘so immersed in a fringe subculture’ that ‘she is a danger to her daughter.’

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Old Navy Ad comes under attack

So the seemingly harmless tweet above was trolled very hard and specifically. Causing us to note, but also finding it had longevity beyond just the day  it happened (a weekend, so went largely unnoticed or unreported upon) and today sees it trending again for being called out by Senator & former Presidential hopeful John McCain’s son. 842 more words

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Battle For The States

During Presidential election years here in the US, there is a basic tendency to downplay media coverage of what is taking place in other political arenas, such as Congress, the soon-to-be-outgoing Presidential Administration, and especially state and local government happenings. 1,424 more words

Paul Rincon reblogged this on Spark! and commented:

Another good argument from elsewhere in the blogosphere.