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My company is looking for a Network Engineer, as well as several Sales opportunities.  If you're interested, please let me know.  Job descriptions can be found at
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Eminem’s music is uniquely suited to mashups and remixes, thanks to his already-warped vocal timbre and easily manipulated rhythmic flow. As YouTube user Orponmannen originally figured out in 2009, Em is also a perfect foil for ragtime. In fact, a clip of the lilting re-do of “Without Me” is again m
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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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May we always remember Stephen Colbert from 'The Colbert Report.'
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The Confederate flag is not a symbol of southern pride but rather a symbol of rebellion and racism. On the heels of the brutal killing of nine Black people in a South Carolina church by a racist terrorist, it's time to put that symbol of rebellion and racism behind us and move toward healing and a better United States of America!

That's why I signed a petition to The South Carolina State House, The South Carolina State Senate, and Governor Nikki Haley, which says:

"Symbols of hate and division have no place in our government. It's time to stand up for what's right and take down the Confederate Flag!" 

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Tell South Carolina lawmakers: Symbols of hate have no place in our government. It's time to stand up for what's right and take down the Confederate flag! Click here to add your name.
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I'm afraid you let your anger stop you from reading the entire post. "It's frustrating to see my anger at systems being interpreted as hatred for individuals." The OP specifically addresses everything in your reply before you even wrote it.
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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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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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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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