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Sticks & iStones

Sticks & iStones

It’s not a race. But it’s set-up to feel like a race. I’m not talking ...

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Call It What It Is

Call It What It Is

John Boehner wants to sue President Obama. Some would call it frivolous. I’d call it ...

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Hobby Lobby: Alarming Decision

Hobby Lobby: Alarming Decision

Chick-fil-A might be home to the “original chicken sandwich,” but my cash won’t be finding ...

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Jojo’s Earth-Shattering Breakfast Blog

Growing up in Highland Park, the main breakfast joint was Country Kitchen. Yesterday, I went there for breakfast with my brother. They did not disappoint. I had an omelet with turkey sausage and American Cheese. They whip air into their … finish reading Jojo’s Earth-Shattering Breakfast Blog

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Deconstructing Scary

As details siding with Woody Allen begin to emerge from Moses Farrow, another adopted child in the beautiful family Mia Farrow assembled over the years, I’ve heard Twittering in the Twitterverse which starts with this bombastic phrase, “The Plot Thickens.” Sorry … finish reading Deconstructing Scary

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I Didn’t Want To Know Philip Seymour Hoffman

I liked not knowing Philip Seymour Hoffman. In the same way I liked not knowing John C. Reilley, in the same way I liked not knowing Christoph Waltz, in the same way I liked not knowing Emma Stone. When I … finish reading I Didn’t Want To Know Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Bien-Bien: Chicken Tacos

The way to make healthy, wholesome food is not by counting calories. You need to get creative. You need to purchase food locally, with an understanding of lean proteins and portion control. Also, bring back respect for carbs. Most notably … finish reading Bien-Bien: Chicken Tacos

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Pro Death Penalty

The US Government will seek the death penalty in the case of the Boston Marathon Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I’m sorry to say, the penalty doesn’t suit the crime. Or more specifically, the penalty doesn’t suit the intention of the criminal. … finish reading Pro Death Penalty

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SOTU: Revenge Porn For Wonks

Vinny Vegas texted, “He is killing it tonight.” A few minutes later, Mom texted, “OMG. I luv the Prez!” Not only did I agree with them, but it was flattering they’d both know I’d be locked down, watching the State … finish reading SOTU: Revenge Porn For Wonks

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Grammys Celebrate Love

The Grammys Rocked! It was a moving night of music, songwriting, showmanship and love. I know there are voices out there being cynical. But you’re missing the point. Did you see Kacey Musgraves follow Imagine Dragons? It looked like a … finish reading Grammys Celebrate Love

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We Love You, Jason

Tonight is a fundraiser for Jason Kanarish, the son of our dearest family friend. I’m happy to report Jason is kicking major league tucas. He’s on the road to recovery. We’re thankful. But there are medical bills, lost wages, the … finish reading We Love You, Jason

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MLK Sparks-Up With BHO

Barack Obama said there’s no real difference between alcohol and marijuana. I’m tempted to call him President Obama, since it lends more relevance to the news. But to me, in all honesty, yesterday doesn’t care about this news. The other … finish reading MLK Sparks-Up With BHO

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Gay Games In Sochi

In Russia, there’s good news coming out. Not “coming out” in terms of opening up about your sexuality, coming out in terms of reporting international news. Vladimir Putin announced gay men and women who attend the Olympic Games in Sochi … finish reading Gay Games In Sochi

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