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I know it happened more than a week ago, but I thought posting this transcript could still add some value with one week to go before the elections. His reasoning is, and almost always has been, sound. He has left them behind. We should too. I know both of these individuals very well now.  I've known John for 25 years as your setup said. And I've gotten to know Mr. Obama quite well over the past two years.  Both of them are distinguished Americans who are...

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Posted in: Lifestyle

This was originally going to be a review. Then proscrastination got in the way. Then Hurricane Ike. Anyway, I know how devoted Kings X fans are (being one) so I thought I'd go ahead and post these pics anyway. I went to this show with my friend Kolby. It was a good old-home time for him, seeing lots of people he hadn't seen in a while, and that was fun to see. It was also nice for me that way, catching up with some cats I hadn't seen in a while: Alan Doss, Wally Farkas, etc. The latter is worki...

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The following is an open letter from Charles Lewis of Coach House Capital proudly proclaiming his own Bill Ayers connections and putting the record straight regarding Barack Obama's.   Hello everyone,   My wife, Penny Sebring, and I have confessions to make.  We've been "palling around" with that 1960's radical from Chicago – Bill Ayers – for years.   Think of it – Penny, my petite, demure, Peace Corps, Northwestern PhD, school-improvement expert, rese...

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Posted in: Lifestyle

Growing up in Michigan and having lived most of my life since in Houston, I learned a few things early that have stuck with me. College football in California sucks. So does college football in Florida. This is a Michigan-Texas common ground. Sometimes it hasn't actually bourne true. But it's still some good common ground. Professionally, the old lessons have held closer to form. Sports teams from Chicago blow (usually true). Sports teams from Dallas are big wusses. (True often enough). And so...

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