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Gun control groups galvanized, but progress is slow - Livingston Daily


Livingston Daily

Gun control groups galvanized, but progress is slow
Livingston Daily
“Their members are very highly trained in grass-roots campaigning, so because of the emotional connection to guns, they are easily activated, and that is certainly a plus on their side,” said Karen Callaghan, a political science professor at Texas …

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Here’s Why A Progressive Is Just A Dressed Up Communist - Western Journalism


Western Journalism

Here’s Why A Progressive Is Just A Dressed Up Communist
Western Journalism
I have a friend from Vietnam who grew up there and was present during the Vietnam war. He now lives in the United States. One day during the small talk after a meal around the dinner table, he said to me, “I lived under communism. I know how they think.

Mother Pleads With ISIS Leader To Spare Son - Jewish Daily Forward

Mother Pleads With ISIS Leader To Spare Son
Jewish Daily Forward
He said on Wednesday he was emotionally overwhelmed by his welcome home. The terms of Curtis’s release, brokered in part by Qatar, have not been disclosed. White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing on Wednesday that “we …

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Turning a Prison Into Pot Factory - Daily Beast

Turning a Prison Into Pot Factory
Daily Beast
And as if the idea of cannabis sprouting in the very cells where marijuana offenders dreamed of freedom isn’t enough irony for one story, take a whiff of the town’s jolly motto: “Homegrown Happiness.” If Erker’s plans … Even those who don’t support …

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This Couple Is Awful. The Show Is Great. - Daily Beast

This Couple Is Awful. The Show Is Great.
Daily Beast
Its concept—one hideous human being (Jimmy Shive-Overly, a British novelist whose first book was a minor splash and is struggling with a follow-up) hooks up with another (music publicist Gretchen Cutler)—is one giant red flag. It seemed like a …

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Trying Not To Be Cynical: A 4000 Word Discussion Of Multiversity #1 By Two … - Bleeding Cool News

Trying Not To Be Cynical: A 4000 Word Discussion Of Multiversity #1 By Two …
Bleeding Cool News
Travelling through dimensions in a suspiciously familiar mode of transportation that runs on music whilst encountering bizarre individuals and making thinly veiled parodies of existing pop culture concepts? … The story only finds a footing once it …

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How Pharrell Williams Finally Made It to the Top - Daily Beast

How Pharrell Williams Finally Made It to the Top
Daily Beast
His case became a cause célèbre for some in the British press, and The Guardian gave prominent play to the story of his wife, Ragaa, telling of “the prison visits, the battles with bureaucracy and the struggles to raise a family under extraordinary …

Too Much Booty for One Man to Handle. - Daily Beast

Too Much Booty for One Man to Handle.
Daily Beast
Minaj, an avid student of the “show, don’t tell” approach to narrative, has made ample use of visual imagery in order to convey the central themes of “Anaconda. … The girls proceed to execute a chair-based twerkoff that makes that iconic scene from …

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Myth: If You Don’t Have Something Nice To Say To Someone, Don’t Say … - PsychCentral.com (blog)


PsychCentral.com (blog)

Myth: If You Don’t Have Something Nice To Say To Someone, Don’t Say …
PsychCentral.com (blog)
The problem with keeping the messenger from giving us the message is that we may be denying ourselves valuable information that could come in handy in the event that we might want to enhance the level of integrity, respect and trust in our life and in …

Spencer Explores “Bodies” with Four Detectives (and Four Artists) - Comic Book Resources

Spencer Explores “Bodies” with Four Detectives (and Four Artists)
Comic Book Resources
While there’s a self-contained narrative in each issue for each character and an overriding arc for each over the eight issues, they’re all pieces of a single much bigger story and those connections will become clearer and more overt as we go on. At …

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