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Rick Santorum for President?

Posted 01-05-2012 at 03:58 PM by ChrisGeorge
Updated 01-06-2012 at 11:12 AM by ChrisGeorge
On my personal blog, today, I've written about "Will They Learn to Love Mitt.... Or the Tale of the Activist Judges."

Of course, it's about Mitt Romney's narrow win in the Republican caucuses in Iowa on Tuesday, in which he defeated conservative former Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Rick Santorum by a mere eight votes. Also about the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision of 2010 which enabled Romney's private PACs to viciously attack former House speaker Newt Gingrich of...
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NEW: Able Muse - Print Edition - Winter 2011

Posted 12-16-2011 at 01:21 PM by Alex Pepple
The NEW ISSUE of ABLE MUSE, Print Editon (Number 12) - Winter 2011, has just been released, with order/subscription information (for print & Kindle editions), with online excerpts and the subscribers' online edition at: www.AbleMuse.com

ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION —
Includes winning story & poems from contest winners and finalists.

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On the Marc Train Between Baltimore and Washington

Posted 12-13-2011 at 04:22 PM by ChrisGeorge
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Snow on the trackside between Baltimore and D.C. -- cellphone photograph by Chris George.

Many of the poems that I write are written on the Marc Train between my home in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., our nation's capital. I have worked for a medical education organization in Washington since the summer of 2000. I have to admit that the hour-long ride isn't always a pleasant one, what with...
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My Father

Posted 11-09-2011 at 02:55 AM by ChrisGeorge
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My father and mother, Gordon and Yoria George, on their wedding day, at St. Anne's Church, Aigburth, Liverpool, February 22, 1945. Dad is wearing the uniform of a corporal in the Royal Air Force Medical Corps.

Garrett Middaugh's fine poem, "Remembering My Father on My 52nd Birthday," put me in mind of my own father, Gordon B. George, who died at age 64 on April 15, 1979 of non-Hodgkin's...
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Announcing the 2011 Winners: Able Muse Write Prize (for Poetry & Fiction)

Posted 10-28-2011 at 02:57 PM by Alex Pepple
Able Muse Write Prize (for Poetry & Fiction) -- Winners: Douglas Campbell, Jean L. Kreiling; Second Place: Susan McLean; Finalists: John Beaton, Catherine Chandler, Thomas Kerrigan, Joshua Lavender, Gabriel Spera, Richard Wakefield; Honorable Mention: Julie Bruck, Kevin Corbett, Anna M. Evans, D.R. Goodman, Andrew Khun, Carolyn Moore, & others.

Read the complete details at Able Muse here.

(Eratosphere congratulatory posts are here.)

Cheers,...
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