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Judge Says Constitution Protects Right to Lie About Purple Heart | Threat Level | Wired.com

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Now this is an odd issue. As a writer I tend to be absolutist where the First Amendment is concerned, but as a US Marine, I respect any and all attempts to preserve the integrity of our Service Men and Women. I think I would have erred on protecting the Services but perhaps have moderated […]

Ford introduces new — and untraditional — Explorer

Monday, July 26th, 2010

“…there is also a trend away from the McMansions and big vehicles of the 1990s, when people measured their wealth by home and car size. “It’s a different world. People are much more thoughtful about their consumption, and the new Explorer is in line with that,”….” The quote above is from this article. It is so […]

Motivational Posters from the Movies

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

This site has quite a few great resources and this particular article is very funny. Have a great Friday all. Motivational Posters from the Movies.

Headlines, purported to be real!

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Some pretty big laughs come from these headlines journalists have supposedly written,  under deadline: British Left Waffles on Falkland Islands Dr. Ruth to Talk about Sex with Newspaper Editors Lung Cancer in Women Mushrooms Teacher Strikes Idle Kids Stud Tires Out Soviet Virgin Lands Short of Goal Again Shot Off Woman’s Leg Helps Nicklaus to 66 […]

The Pope s PR Man

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

This is incredibly creative and incredibly funny. Quote below from the original piece, the voice is the Pope’s PR team. “Another major point is your branding. I think you’re confusing the peeps. Nowadays it’s all about niche marketing. You have to find a niche and stick. You’re anti-abortion and that’s cool. Polling indicates that a […]

“Facebook tops in online evidence in Divorce Cases

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

The inability of some folks to understand that what they do in social media realms, is breathtaking. One more time folks, if you put “it” online, whether in an email, IM, web page, discussion board, or any other elctronic dissemination, by the very structure of the Internet, “it” lives forever and is, in effect, public […]

The historic signing of Willie Mays revealed – MLB – Yahoo! Sports

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

In the last few days I have learned bigotry doesn’t lie far beneath the surface for many (separate article). It’s great to read about one of the incredible athletes of the twentieth century who is also a trailblazer on the the path we are, apparently, still traveling. The historic signing of Willie Mays revealed – MLB – […]

:: The Midnight Palace :: – Home

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Oh, This is beyond cool! :: The Midnight Palace :: – Home.

How Failure Became an Option – Opinionator Blog – NYTimes.com

Friday, June 11th, 2010

This is a quote from this article. Compelling! “Here, this cancer is killing a vast and diverse marine ecosystem, and the best petroleum engineers of the day seem helpless. As “Apollo 13” showed, we don’t do helpless. But with this spill, we are helpless — by deliberate design.” via How Failure Became an Option – […]

Book Review Preview – How Old Can a ‘Young Writer’ Be? – NYTimes.com

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

The comment is made that younger writers make up for their lack of writing expertise with immediate access to the experiences of their youth and older writers, lacking that access, bring more sophisticated writing and style to the table. “Writers in their youth generally have more direct access to childhood, with its freshets of sensation […]

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