NINE ROCK SONGS THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN SUNG BY SOMEBODY ELSE

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Articles | 2 comments

  humor by John K. Herr NOTE: This piece was published by the Huffington Post on August 11, 2013   Who killed rock-n-roll? The question will keep forensic scientists busy until Axl Rose is cloned and does it right this time. Lonely acts like Foo Fighters carry the torch for a generation that grew up scratching on albums rather than cataloging them. Big arena rockers of the 70s and 80s threaten to play into their 70s and 80s. It’s...

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DHS, IRS Announce “See Something, Say Something” Partnership

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 16, 2013   WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security and the Internal Revenue Service have joined forces in a bold new partnership to empower Americans to stop terrorism and crime.   Under the banner of the “See Something, Say Something” program, the two agencies will work together to teach citizens ways to help identify potential terrorists or prevent...

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“Reject These Voices”: Obama’s Ohio State Offensive

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Commencement addresses are tricky for the political speechwriter. The audience is young and distracted. They did not come to see the speaker, a politician who is never more than a sentence away from a flash-mob eyeroll. President Barack Obama found a way around this dilemma. His commencement address Sunday at the Ohio State University was a full-throated defense of his political agenda, backed by an attack on his opponents as un-American. He...

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