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Live From the Mouth of the South: Ted Turner and the Birth of Cable News

On June 1st, 1980, upstart media mogul Ted Turner launches CNN, the world’s first 24-hour news network; journalism, politics, circadian rhythms and planet earth would…

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Major League Baseballs Shot Across The Bow

The decision by Major League Baseball to pull its All-Star Game and draft out of Atlanta and relocate it to another location over the recently passed Georgia voter suppression law, however, is not your typical boycott. Not only is it warranted, it will hopefully send a clear and unambiguous message to other states that are considering similar voter suppression laws. You screw around with voters’ rights, you’ll face the consequences.

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The Sunday Driver, S2, E3: Fear and Loathing in the Heart of Atlanta

A Happy Easter Sunday, Monday or Passover to all, as the case may be. It has been sometime since we had the privilege of joyriding…

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Limbaugh’s Legacy of Lies

(Originally Published as “GOP-A-GANDA” in November, 2011) In a week filled with news including Jerry Sandusky’s horrible habits, Cairo’s own million man march and the…

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The Sunday Driver, S2, E2: A Deadly Game of Inches

A Good, chilly Monday Afternoon to all. In honor of the Father of our Country, and the Rail-splitter himself, and as courts, banks and some…

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The Sunday Driver, S2, E1: Yuletide Whistling Past the Graveyard

Good Sunday Evening to all, and we hope to find you and yours relatively well in this nascent New Year. I’m sure everyone is tan,…

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