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My First Tattoo

Oceanside, California, is located on the border of Camp Pendleton, that really big Marine base.  I was there.  Not Camp Pendleton, Oceanside.  It was 1969 and I was doing what I would later learn was called a ‘walkabout’.   I was drifting with the wind, facing the draft, Vietnam, adulthood, and ultimately responsibility.  Oceanside was […]

26Sep2016 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Where is Woody Guthrie

It was hot. And dry. The wind blew and a dust storm raged. People finally just started calling it a dust bowl. The Midwest was overwhelmed with drought, the country overwhelmed with depression. People got tired. They got hungry. They got desperate. They could not feed their children. But they heard a story, a story […]

15May2016 | | 4 comments | Continued
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Mormons Tipped Scale in Ban on Gay Marriage

By JESSE McKINLEY and KIRK JOHNSON Published: November 14, 2008 SACRAMENTO — Less than two weeks before Election Day, the chief strategist behind a ballot measure outlawing same-sex marriage in California called an emergency meeting here. “We’re going to lose this campaign if we don’t get more money,” the strategist, Frank Schubert, recalled telling leaders […]

16Nov2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Maria Shriver Endorses Obama

Son, I am shocked – but not surprised. Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger, the First Lady of California, married to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, is endorsing Barack Obama. She appeared in California today with Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Caroline Kennedy in a shocking and surprising presentation. Maria Shriver is the daughter of Sargeant Shriver – a get […]

4Feb2008 | | Comments Off on Maria Shriver Endorses Obama | Continued