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Why would a couple risk so much — respect and even their freedom — for furs, furniture and a fedora? This… Read More

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Mr. President,
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Do You Trust Reporters During Breaking News?

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At the time of this writing — after 1:30AM — I’m not exactly sure what happened to Chris Dorner, who is or was the… Read More

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On Fear, Love, and Loneliness

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At a friend's request, I attended a birthday party at a Veteran's hospital a few weekends ago. The party was for her great… Read More

NOT AGAIN:<br />
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Guess who’s coming to dinner? The Ku Klux Klan What began as a local hot topic in Memphis, Tennessee has become a… Read More

Rev. Jackson waiting in vain for President Obama to come to girl’s funeral

Rev. Jackson Waiting in Vain for Obama to Come to Girl’s Funeral

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The True Legacy of Ed Koch

by Rod McCullom

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