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Damn Sure Right

Intention is the core of all conscious life. It is our intentions that create karma, our intentions that help others, our intentions that lead us away from the delusions of individuality toward the immutable verities of enlightened awareness. Conscious intention colors and moves everything. - Hsing Yun From 2002 until her death in the spring [...]

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Full Transcript of President Obama’s Meeting With Progressive Bloggers

Oliver Willis reports on his meeting with President Obama today… THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ___________________________________________________________ Internal Transcript October 27, 2010 ROUNDTABLE INTERVIEW OF THE PRESIDENT WITH BLOGGERS Roosevelt Room 3:14 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Well, listen, I know we’ve got limited time, so I’m not going to give a long speech [...]

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The Jon and Condi Show

Carlos Lozada, the editor of The Washington Post’s Outlook section recently suggested that Jon Stewart cancel the Rally to Restore Sanity. This would leave me with a useless prepaid round-trip ticket from fly-over country so naturally I disagree. Lozada further opined: We don’t need you to hold a rally to restore America’s sanity. We go [...]

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Netroots Wisconsin

It’s a beautiful fall day, full of cross-currents and coincidence. This is a quick catch-all, catch-up post so i can clear the boards for next week. I have interview questions to prepare for the AARP Orlando@50+ conference and I’ve managed to procrastinate until yesterday’s Cheddarsphere gathering ended because I’m a single threaded kind of guy. [...]

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Hippie punch

David Axelrod had a little dust-up with bloggers from the left today when he tried to drum up some enthusiasm for the Dems in the fall elections. Susie Madrak said he made her feel like the town ho’. “Hippie punching.” Never heard that before. I have this horrible feeling that I’ve been hippie punched a [...]

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I’m going to Orlando to blog the AARP convention, Orlando@50+ What an honor! I’m one of three people who were selected to blog the event. AARP will pick up my travel expenses, supply me with press credentials and a Flip camera, et voila! Le country boy becomes, for the weekend of September 30 through October [...]

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Bristlecone pine

Doug Lucchetti shared the following anecdote in the comments following a TED talk given by Rachel Sussman: The discovery in the 60s of the extreme age of some Bristlecones, ones that express strip growth as an adaptation to harsh cold dry conditions and grow specifically in otherwise inhospitable environments, is one of the most fascinating [...]

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Weekend sausage

More tabs from my browser: International Association of Time Travelers- 11/15/2104 At 14:52:28, FreedomFighter69 wrote: Reporting my first temporal excursion since joining IATT: have just returned from 1936 Berlin, having taken the place of one of Leni Riefenstahl’s cameramen and assassinated Adolf Hitler during the opening of the Olympic Games. Let a free world rejoice! [...]

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