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Facebook: A Love/Hate Relationship

I think it was Shakespeare who penned the poignant and hauntingly beautiful phrase, “Women! You can’t live with them and you can’t live without them!”  What The Bard didn’t realize about his completely mysognistic and inappropriate statement is that nearly 400 years after his death, his words would still be…

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Bad Will Toward Goodwill

Let me start off by saying I think Goodwill is a great organization, from what I can tell.  From a political perspective, it’s quite possible that Goodwill is one of the truly bipartisan companies: conservatives love the positive economic impacts the company makes on local communities while liberals love how…

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Blame It On Bush

Gas prices soared above $4.00 a gallon this week in Southwest Michigan.  The public outrage was immense.  Hundreds of Michiganders picketed gas stations, blocked tanker trucks from reaching the stations, and ransacked the convenience stores at many local gas stations. As the kids said in the 90s — not! The fact…

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