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Here's my latest on the Secular Voices blog.
He was a famous speaker, drawing crowds as large as 50,000 people. He challenged conventional ideas on many fronts. People such as Frederick Douglass, Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, and Elizabeth Cady …
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I interviewed RUBY ROSE, OFF TO SCHOOL SHE GOES author Rob Sanders, and he offered some fantastic advice for young writers as well as talking about how RUBY ROSE got published, the editing process and more: http://debbieohi.com/book-rubyrose-robsanders (PLUS get a sneak peek at some of the interior illustrations by yours truly! :-))

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Victory in California: we've defeated a bill attempting to undermine smartphone encryption. 
The California Assembly Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection has scuttled A.B. 1681, the anti-smartphone encryption bill that EFF has been fighting for the last few months. The bill was unable to get a second in committee, so it died without a formal vote.
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This morning I saw a notification that said that stronger post filtering has been enabled for this community. When I clicked on it to get more information, it disappeared from my notification queue and I didn't see any information. If you have trouble posting, let me know.
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Organizations and tech companies across the country are calling on President Obama to reject the draft backdoor bill.
EFF Joins 32 Civil Liberties Organizations and Companies In Issuing a Joint Letter to the President Dozens of nonprofit organizations, companies, and academics sent a joint letter today urging President Obama to take a strong stance against backdoors and oppose legislation that would undermine security.
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New on my blog: Putting a face on trans people.
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The UC spent $175,000 trying to remove this picture from the internet..
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My first post on Secular Voices has just appeared! Please share if you like it.
In March a Daesh (aka ISIS) suicide bomber walked into a football stadium and killed at least 32 people. The carnage was comparable to the attack in Brussels a few days earlier, but you may not ha…
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Conterpoint, the Northeast Filk Convention, is looking for songs to include in its program book. Songs on any filkish topic are welcome. Please send your songs to conterpointbook (at) mcgath (dot) com. If you've got something ready to go, please send it while you're thinking about it; otherwise please get it to me by the end of May.

If your song has original music, I can try to include it. TIFF, PDF, or Finale format should work.
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The Lincoln Gazette is a new free-market website that's still finding its feet. I'm not associated with them, but I've been in touch with them and submitted an article. Most of the current articles are positive stories about immigration, but I think that's the result of what they had available. My understanding is that they intend to focus on economic issues in a way that can appeal to the general reader. They're worth keeping an eye on.
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Continuing the story from my earlier post on BlogMutt: I finally did get approved. I was asked to follow them from my LinkedIn account, to prove that I really was the owner of the account. Simple enough.
The earlier response put me off partly because it was a form email that purported to be from the CEO. That gave me the impression they have no staff to deal with applicants, which is the opposite of the impression they may have thought they were making.

The email was timestamped 12:39 AM EST, so I'm guessing the staff has a poorer claim to living in the US than I do. Or maybe it's their night job.

BlogMutt is hack writing, without any pretense of being anything else, but it's a way to get experience and hopefully income.
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