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Love Train: available now for purchase!

I’m pleased to announce that my first book, Love Train, is available now for purchase on the Amazon Kindle.  Here is the direct link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005X3G3PK The book’s description is as follows: When he boarded the 10:45 train, Vic Steelbrass had … Continue reading

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Stimulus plan to pay people to complain

The Obama administration announced a new wave of stimulus spending that will pay Americans to do what they do best in these trying times: complain. “Americans of all backgrounds, black, white, rich, poor, Republican and Democrat, love to complain about … Continue reading

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Casey Anthony parks SUV on man, gets parking ticket

Casey Anthony surfaced in Boston Tuesday after parking her sport utility vehicle on top of a man, nearly killing him.  Police responded by giving Anthony a parking ticket.  The captain of the Boston Police Department issued a stern response to … Continue reading

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Treasury to pay debts with Monopoly money

The U.S. Treasury announced Monday that it will begin paying debts in Monopoly money, abandoning the dollar as a looming deadline to raise the debt ceiling threatens its value. With President Barack Obama deadlocked with congressional Republicans over taxes and … Continue reading

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Critics assail voter ID bill

Legislation in the Virginia Senate requiring photo identification to vote is coming under fire as a move to disenfranchise African-Americans, the poor and elderly. The Republican-sponsored bill requires a driver’s license or other photo identification in order to vote in … Continue reading

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Economy tweets offensive images of itself

The U.S. economy was roundly criticized Friday after offensive images of itself surfaced on Twitter. One post depicted more Americans standing in line at unemployment offices, an image coinciding with a report of more jobless claims last week.  The government … Continue reading

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FDA completes three-year study

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has completed a three-year, $860 million study into the safest and best ways to eat, take medication, store food, and perform other common household activities related to food and medicine. Chris … Continue reading

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Civil rights group seeks to outlaw prison

Coming on the heels of a controversial Supreme Court decision ordering the release of thousands of California inmates, a national prisoners’ rights group is urging Congress to abolish prison and immediately grant freedom to all incarcerated. The group, the Felons’ … Continue reading

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Love song rallies war effort

As many Americans continue to celebrate the recent death of 9-11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, a new song combining references to love and war is quickly becoming the next YouTube sensation:

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Department of Education bans English from schools

The Department of Education has moved to ban English from public schools.  Calling the language “a potential threat to civil rights,” the Department’s regulation will affect all U.S. public schools and universities beginning with the 2011-2012 school year. Janice Hamby, … Continue reading

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