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Light up the World

There was an attack last night. I don’t know who perpetrated the attack. I don’t know how many people were involved. I do not know the extent or existence of a network involved with this attack. I do not know the total number dead. I do not know the total number injured. There’s a lot

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A Peaceful Transition

To many people around the world right now, this election’s results were horrifying. The rug was ripped out from beneath their feet. They feel like they are in free fall. They feel like the world doesn’t make sense, and they don’t know what to do. If you’re one of these people, like I was this

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Vote Today

I won’t lie to you. I care about who you vote for. I don’t like Donald Trump, and I can’t find a cohesive reason to not vote for Hillary Clinton. I’ve read about her lies, (every person lies; not overly concerned about whether or not she has a few times) Her E-Mail server, (I’m not

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The two party system lie you’ve been told all your life

Fuck the two party system and anyone who says “If you don’t support one X then you automatically support Y.” — Randy Milholland (@choochoobear) March 3, 2016 I like Randy; I love his comic, Something*Positive, and I enjoy his often-times crazy rants about the history of Duckburg. When he tweeted the above tweet this morning,

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A chirping bird

  I like Twitter. I like Twitter for a number of reasons, the least of which is it has allowed me to cultivate loose relationships with people that I admire. (Danielle Corsetto and Randal Milholland, to name two.) I am not fond of most of the users on Twitter; I think, (and I include myself in

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I’m not sure

I’m not sure what draws someone to choosing military service. Im not sure of what reasons they might have, internal or external, for giving up a part of their lives to serve the country we live in. I’m not sure that we should be celebrating the group as a whole, either. I’m not sure if

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DEATH

AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER. Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night. The End.   It has been quite a while since I’ve had to deal with death in any real or meaningful way. The last family death that

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News writing

My copy of “The Assoicated Press Guide to News Writing” came in the mail today. I finished the first chapter, and I already love this book. More to follow.

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“Light Stalking” and other misnomers.

You may, or may not be aware of the online piece recently written for the Guardian by Kathleen Hale. As a precursor to what I’m about to write, Kathleen seems like a generally cool person that I wouldn’t mind hanging out with. She is clearly a clever person, with a lot of talent, and an

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Online Fundraising

Online Fundraising Every Year I go to an event here in Springfield. It’s a great chance to meet up with like-minded people, and I usually get to get our name out there a bit. Well worth the low price the event costs me. I’m currently trying to decide if I want to dedicated my money

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