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  • Final Fantasy XII: rip-off or homage?

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    By Published August 21, 2014 at 8:46 pm - No Comments What’s the difference between an homage and a ripoff? Why do some stories provoke cries of plagiarism while others inspire glee from fans that a thing they love is being acknowledged? This week, I’m going to talk about a story […]

    Final Fantasy XII: rip-off or homage?
  • Ferguson shooting: It will happen again

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    By Published August 21, 2014 at 3:43 pm - No Comments If you’re an African-American male in this country that speaks proper English, wears his pants around his waist, and doesn’t mind listening to music that’s not considered “gangster” rap, you’ve probably been told that you are not really black. Most […]

    Ferguson shooting: It will happen again
  • Realist Relativism: A hopeful creed

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    By Published August 21, 2014 at 3:10 am - No Comments Photo above: Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam” in the Sistine Chapel (Wikipedia) Morality is important. Everyone’s got to have a code. For much of my life I was, consciously or not, a proponent of a kind of virtue-based, naturalistic realism. […]

    Realist Relativism: A hopeful creed
  • Eclectic Doctors: By any means necessary

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    By Published August 20, 2014 at 8:28 pm - No Comments Rush Medical College opened in 1843 in Chicago, IL, with 22 students. The school was named for Dr Benjamin Rush, who signed the Declaration of Independence and was known as the Father of American Psychiatry. A doctor with “Rush” training […]

    Eclectic Doctors: By any means necessary
  • Internet wildlife: Beasties want to ruin your day

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    By Published August 20, 2014 at 3:49 pm - No Comments I bricked my phone. Rendered it completely and irrecoverably useless. How? Downloading from a fake app store a fake word processing program in the form of an apk. file, or an executable program file. Immediately my screen was replaced with […]

    Internet wildlife: Beasties want to ruin your day
  • Democrats need to go big for November

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    By Published August 20, 2014 at 1:26 am - No Comments If Democrats go big this November, they won’t have to go home It’s been a week of mixed news for Democrats hoping to hold down their losses in the House and Senate this November. First, a McClatchy-Marist poll shows the GOP […]

    Democrats need to go big for November
  • Oh, War: An editorial

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    By Published August 19, 2014 at 7:37 pm - No Comments Photo above: President Obama speaks to the Israeli people March 21, 2013 at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. (YouTube) If John Kerry and Barack Obama wrote a letter to Israel, I am certain it would not be an “open letter.” This […]

    Oh, War: An editorial
  • Maryland judge orders black defendant shocked

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    By Published August 19, 2014 at 3:41 pm - No Comments Maryland Circuit Court Judge Robert C. Nalley — who in 2009 deflated the tire of a Toyota parked outside the Charles County courthouse – recently ordered a court security officer to administer an electrical shock to a defendant inside his courtroom. […]

    Maryland judge orders black defendant shocked



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