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Lara Logan on Afghanistan, Lying and Telling the Truth
As journalism blends with entertainment on the one hand, and advocacy on the other, it’s easy to forget what it used to be when it inspired.  If you’d like a reminder of what journalism once aspired to, watch this video.  In Lara Logan, you see that this asp…
Did U.S. Ambassador to Libya “Have it Coming?”
Is an enlightened electorate necessary for a healthy functioning democratic republic?  Would it be more cynical to hope not, or go ex pat?
Probably because he’s not a woman of child-bearing years, the primary reason the man in this video opposes Romney and supports Obama is not f…
Democracy on Display at the Democratic Convention
Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, was visibly taken aback at the Democratic Convention today when the vote he called to reinsert “God” and “Jerusalem” back into the Democratic platform met resistance from the convention goers...
When Life Hands you Sewage, do NOT Make Lemonade.
The Bay County Department of Water and Sewage can pump 18 million gallons of water per minute.  A nice lady at the department told me that.  Seems they were pumping at that capacity so no one was available to come over to my house where we were having something of a crisis...

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