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Diane Kistner
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Attended University of Georgia (MSW, BSW)
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Millions of Americans get tests, drugs, and operations that won’t make them better, may cause harm, and cost billions. Credit Illustration by Anna Parini
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Got started with my Aerogardens recently. Ginger Booth inspires me.
Two more weeks and it's officially Spring! I started my impatiens today, and thought a quick blog post on seed-starting tricks might be fun. 1. Use a plastic bag to wet the soil. My friend Beth taught me this trick. Dry potting mix, especially the fine seed-starting mixes, are hard to wet.
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Dog Chew Treat Warning - An Austin, Texas man has reported that his dog died from an intestinal blockage and toxic shock after eating a Pur Luv bacon-flavored chew. And apparently, this isn't the only time this has happened to a dog given this same product. Do you consider the safety of dog chews when you choose one for your pet? What chew treat would you recommend to fellow dog lovers? Of course, please be sure to share this warning with other dog owners, too. http://www.khou.com/news/texas-news/Austin-man-says-a-pet-treat-killed-his-dog--260245831.html
After the retailer Petco announced Wednesday that by the end of the year it will no longer sell any treat made in China, one local pet owner is speaking up about a pet treat made in the US that contributed to the death of his beloved pet.
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David Chorlton has a poem up today relevant to the Malaysian flight disappearance. Good one.
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Please write in "Malala: Poems for Malala Yousafzai" in the Poetry category. http://goo.gl/9v771N
Discover the Best Poetry in the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers.
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I don't want to be in a video, but I have an important question. Will somebody ask the president for me? #AskObama2014 It is this:

Will the ACA regulate the dental-care-only plans on the exchanges so Medicare recipients can safely sign up for a plan? And please explain why potentially life-threatening dental problems (for example, cellulitis from an irreparable crown that can only be extracted by an endodontist) are not covered by Medicare. This seems penny-wise, pound-foolish to me.
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  • FutureCycle Press
    2007 - present
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Introduction
My public life is in cyberspace, where I periodically engage in progressive activism but mostly just read widely and avidly to educate and amuse myself. Physically, I am very much a hermit with an intense dislike of telephones and doorbells.

In the physical world, I love gardening (if it's not too infernally hot) while talking to the Universe/myself and the veggies and bugs. I love chickens, and I used to have some, but they all got eaten by hawks or foxes despite my best efforts to protect them from predators. So I figure I'm not very good at that.

What I AM good at is independent publishing, at which I work with my long-time partner, the editor/publisher and poet Robert S. King. I've been involved in the small press movement since the early seventies, and I still spend most of my time obsessively editing, designing, and publishing books.

My favorite saying is "I'm just wandering around in a crowd of myself," and that sums me up pretty well.
Bragging rights
I once spent the night under a redwood tree.
Education
  • University of Georgia (MSW, BSW)
  • Georgia State University (BA)
  • DeKalb College (AA)
  • Southwest DeKalb High School
  • Wadsworth Elementary School
  • Universal Brotherhood University (DD, MDiv, BDiv)
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America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care
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Millions of people get tests, drugs, and operations that won’t make them better, may cause harm, and cost billions.

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"When I Was Smoke": Art Poems by J.P. Dancing Bear
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J. P. Dancing Bear is editor of the American Poetry Journal and Dream Horse Press. Bear also hosts the weekly hour-long poetry show Out of O

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FutureCycle Press Publishes Paul Hostovsky: Selected Poems | PRLog
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A contender for the 2014 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize, this new collection brings together 120 poems from this prolific, masterful, Pushcar

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The $200K lesson I learned from getting shot
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How a health insurance check sent 6 hours before being shot saved my life. And what it means for you (and America)

An html title page
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Over the course of five years and nearly two dozen books, I have settled on this simple and (in my opinion) handsome format for the title pa

Author Interview by Glenda Beall
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Maren O. Mitchell is the author of a book that will be helpful to anyone who suffers daily with chronic pain, as many of us do. Prescription

Amend the Constitution to Stop Corporate Dominance in Elections - Restor...
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Tell Congress: Amend the Constitution and take unlimited corporate money OUT of elections!

FutureCycle Press Publishes Its First Flash Fiction Collection | PRLog
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And now for something completely different from an independent publisher with a strong reputation for poetry...

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Gardens of Time
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Find objects lost in time!

End Piracy, Not Liberty – Google
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Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet and slow economic growth in the U.S.. Two bills bef

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