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Drew Nicholson
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For the first time in 20 years I'm working on the 24th of December. On the other hand, seats! 
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Remember that sometimes it's enough to just be. 
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Self-realization time.  Again.
So for six weeks or so, I've had a post open in edit mode, two-thirds completed, about letting go.  About letting go of political arguments, about letting go of anger, about letting go of petty bul...
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Love this.  Something I've been working on.
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A case headed to the Supreme Court is a crucial turning point in the American conservative movement's ability to assert that black is white and up is down.
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Must have been some kind of oversight.
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I don't feel sorry for either - both are obviously crappy parents. It's just interesting that justice is all too frequently not applied equally.
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I'm sure it's just coincidence.
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" The officers said this included being pulled over for no reason, having their heads slammed against their cars, getting guns brandished in their faces, being thrown into prison vans and experiencing stop and frisks while shopping."

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May we always remember Stephen Colbert from 'The Colbert Report.'
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Orion needs a serious Earth Time Out. ;D 4 hours or so should do. 
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The federal government is putting $100 million behind a simple idea: doubling the value of federal food benefits when people use them to buy fresh produce. This idea started small but became a hit.
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Father, Husband, Writer. In that order.
Drew Nicholson is an early-middle aged geek. He’s happily married the second time around, and has two fantastic sons. He’s a die hard Cubs fan, which contributes to his pathos, which makes being a poet marginally easier. He directed the Great Google+ Art Experiment video, which led directly to him being appointed Art Director of, where he curated an arts community made up of painters and sketchers, musicians and songwriters, poets and videographers for a time. Circle him on Google+, where he writes poetry and short stories while engaging in some of the best conversations on the net. He’s was going to be the co-editor of the online writing journal “Scriptorum Tantillum”, but that never worked out, and has been published on He harbors a deep love for Star Wars, Star Trek, Firefly, BSG, Horatio Hornblower, Farscape and David Brin novels, as well as a new found love for scotch to go with his long love affair with good beer.
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I learned how to be a good father. Now I'm learning how to be a great one.
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