Monday, 13 July 2015

A Place Belongs

S. G. BASU says “A Place Belongs” — "A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his own image." ~Jo...

She Drank Carrot Juice Every Day For 8 Months: You Won’t Believe What Happened

Tina Frisco
Tina Frisco says “She Drank Carrot Juice Every Day For 8 Months: You Won’t Believe W ... | Instiks” — Ann Cameron is the writer of numerous books for kids, however in this story she is the key character. After diagnosing colon cancer she was even more popular. In June 2012 when cancer entered in third phase she was operated. This wasn’t her first meeting with the unwanted disease. In 2005 her spouse died from […]

McConnell: Iran Deal Will Be 'Hard Sell' in Congress

Jim Stallings
Jim Stallings says “McConnell: Iran Deal Will Be 'Hard Sell' in Congress - ABC News via @ABC REPUBS DON'T WANT PEACE. ONLY WAR PROFITS!” — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country's nuclear program, predicting President Barack Obama could face hurdles in Congress if negotiators reach a final deal. ...

Sanders backs Greek voters

Jim Stallings
Jim Stallings says “Sanders backs Greek voters … via @POLITICO EU BANKS WANT TO PUNISH POOR IN EUROPE. NOT FAIR! SHARE REFORM AND FIX” — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders expressed support for Greeks who voted against creditors’ calls for austerity measures in exchange for new loans by widely rejecting such demands on Sunday.“I applaud the people of Greece for saying ‘no’ to more austerity for the poor, the children, the sick and the elderly,”...


Paul Zunckel:Author
Paul Zunckel:Author says “Pisssssssst via @zuncks
Pissssssst, I just heard something that is enough to ruffle your tail feathers, but don’t go and squawk it all over the show, I just wanted to share it with you, I mean birds of a …

Grittiness, Honesty, and The Wire

Alex Hansen
Alex Hansen says “Grittiness, honest writing, and The Wire:”
Over the last few weeks, I finally watched HBO's The Wire in its entirety.  It was a fascinating ride. The show's greatest strength is, far and away, its attempt at reali…