Archive for May, 2012

Introducing More Members of the Shadowy Blogging Group

Introducing More Members of the Shadowy Blogging Group

| May 31, 2012 | 1 Reply

From nearly the very beginning, I envisioned The Sundries Shack as a place into which I could eventually invite other writers to share the space I’d created. Today, I get to share not just one, but two very good writers with you all.

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Priceline: Learn To Use It and Never Pay Full Price Again!

Priceline: Learn To Use It and Never Pay Full Price Again!

| May 31, 2012 | 2 Replies

With a tanking economy and gas prices that are all over the place, families are having to scale back this year in a big way. I hear it all the time–”We just cannot afford to travel! Gas and hotel prices have gotten out of hand!” Gas prices I cannot help you with, hotel prices I […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Congrats to All American Duane Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Congrats to All American Duane Edition

| May 31, 2012 | 1 Reply

Five years ago Monday, my friend Duane Lester started his blog All American Blogger. Since then, he’s launched a podcast or two, taught the blogosphere an important lesson about standing up for your creative rights, and established himself as one of the most professional and hardest-working people I’ve ever met. He’s also my friend. Spend […]

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The Delivery Presents – Barack Obama and William Howard Taft, Together Again!

The Delivery Presents – Barack Obama and William Howard Taft, Together Again!

| May 28, 2012 | 1 Reply

So let me see if I have this right. Barack Obama is the first actually black President, the first gay President, and (now it can be told in Episode 148) also the first time-traveling President. It’s true! I reveal the stunning truth, History Channel-style, in the first half of the show. Alas, my hair is […]

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Why Do You Create?

Why Do You Create?

| May 28, 2012 | 3 Replies

Have you ever read something that was the emotional or intellectual equivalent of a punch in the gut from a large and angry man named Knuckles? It doesn’t happen to me often, but when it does, I do my best to figure out exactly why what I read affected me so profoundly. Also, I like […]

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Memorial Day 2012: Private Sadao Munemori and A Request for Hollywood

Memorial Day 2012: Private Sadao Munemori and A Request for Hollywood

| May 28, 2012 | Reply

Sadao Munemori was a hero, who loved his country to an extent we can not measure. He was American, born in Glendale, CA to parents who immigrated from Japan in the 1920s. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Munemori’s family were sent to the Manzanar internment camp. Munemori didn’t become bitter. He wanted to fight. […]

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They Call It Puppy "Like"

They Call It Puppy "Like"

| May 28, 2012 | Reply

If this is representative of young political leaders, we really don’t have to worry about the “youth vote” in November. A 2009¬†Pew Research Center study¬†indicates that 10 percent of internet users ages 18 and older have used a social networking site for some sort of political or civic engagement. With just younger voters, 18 to […]

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Think it can't happen to you? Think again.

Think it can't happen to you? Think again.

| May 26, 2012 | 6 Replies

As Jimmie has already so eloquently pointed out, yesterday was Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day, and–as expected–the conservative blogging community came together in a truly amazing way. Reading the stories that emerged yesterday was not as shocking to me as it may have been to many who live outside the realm of the political […]

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Why this #BrettKimberlin Thing Matters

Why this #BrettKimberlin Thing Matters

| May 25, 2012 | 15 Replies

Today is “Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day” and I’m doing my part. To be perfectly honest, I’d rather not write another post about lying felon Brett Kimberlin beyond the two I’ve already written, but it’s important that I do. I know what you may be saying to yourself right now. “Jimmie, lying felon Brett […]

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From an Undisclosed Location to Herman Cain's Facebook Wall, the Truth Issues Forth

From an Undisclosed Location to Herman Cain's Facebook Wall, the Truth Issues Forth

| May 23, 2012 | 21 Replies

“My first thought was, he lied in every word, That hoary cripple, with malicious eye Askance to watch the working of his lie On mine, and mouth scarce able to afford Suppression of the glee that pursed and scored Its edge, at one more victim gained thereby.” – Robert Browning, Childe Roland to the Dark […]

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