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  1. MomentumRUN Like a GirlRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 8, 2009 -- When I was a kid growing up in the rock-ribbed Republican stronghold of Orange County, N.Y., we had a name for people who would start a movement to get kids not to listen to a Presidential address in their schoolrooms: "Communists."

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  2. the Shame of Bush V. Gore Still Stains AmericaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Dec. 29. 2010 -- I created this sonnet a long time ago at a delicatessen that's now torn down at the end of Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica, Calif. It's meant to be read in the last minutes of the old year to welcome in the new one.

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  3. Brasch WordsHATE and Hate Speech: What We KnowRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 -- It was just about this time last Sunday night when I tuned into WFLA 970-AM here in Tampa Bay to hear George Noory and got Bill Cunningham instead. Seconds later, his guest was saying of President Obama, "He's a Marxist! He's a socialist! He's a Communist!" I was shocked.

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  4. On Native GroundHEALTH Care Reform Dead? not in VermontRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 24, 2011, 4 p.m. -- Two St. Petersburg, Fla., officers and a deputy U.S. Marshal are the latest in a series of shootings that have targeted multiple police officers and killed four in the past week. Among them were eight officers wounded in the states of Indiana, Oregon, Washington and Michigan on Sunday.

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  5. ConstanceTHE Last Blue RibbonRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't. But prior to the last decade, we were surely too involved in such struggles.

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  6. Brasch WordsOBAMA'S Ironic Legacy: an Unconstitutional ActRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 9, 2011, 9:00 p.m. -- "Do I look like I'm on a diet?" That was invariably my reply when a hostess or waiter asked me if I wanted "diet or regular" at any meal. I'm at least 115 pounds overweight, and yet that snarky response may have saved my life, I learned tonight.

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  7. On Native GroundJIM Jeffords: Last of the Moderate RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 -- The chairman and treasurer of a political action committeee called Citizens Against Taxation , which last week sent out a mailer attacking conservative Republicans Frank Brunner and Mary Cantrell, candidates for the Manatee County School Board, said repeatedly Friday and Saturday that he was "only the accountant" and knew nothing about the allegations in the mailer. "I was only the accountant," CPA Eric Robinson said several times in interviews with The American Reporter.

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  8. The WilliesNO Strategy? No ProblemRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 24. 2014 -- President Barack Obama is under pressure from all sides to formulate a response to the advance of the Isamic State known as ISIS as it struggles to create the Fifth Caliphate this reporter warned us about in 2009 and which now threatens all of the Middle East in the name of Islam. The conundrum for Mr. Obama is that he doesn't want to send new combat troops to the Middle East, and the American public doesn't want him to, either; only a few GOP Neanderthals want our best and brightest young men and women back in harm's way.

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  9. On Native GroundA Nation Held Hostage to WarRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 9, 2011 -- On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, Mitt Romney stuck his foot in his mouth so deep that the sole may have irritated his lower intestine. "I like being able to fire people," the investment banker of Bain Capital, a turnaround-takeover firm that is among Wall Street's most successful, said at a comunity meeting in the Granite State Tuesday.

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  10. The WilliesTHE Watchman ComethRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., March 19, 2012 -- The great American writer and philosopher Henry James coined the term "moral equivalence," and everywhere in the Middle East, the equation it describes is held fast to diplomats' hearts. The phrase is defined in Wikipedia thusly: "Moral equivalence is a term used in political debate, usually to criticize any denial that a moral hierarchy can be assessed of two sides in a conflict, or in the actions or tactics of two sides.

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  11. The WilliesIT'S not the Stupid Economy, MittRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 27, 2012, 9:55am -- Fox News talk-show host Sean Hannity has been complaining lately about supposedly vicious remarks being made by Democrats in the course of the 2012 presidential campaign, but one by a controversial Mitt Romney supporter appears to have them all beat.

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  12. The WilliesTHE Big, Big WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., April 17, 2013 5:39am [Updated 2:17pm ET April 17] -- When a delayed IRA bomb exploded a few feet in front of me as I entered an already-bombed building in Northern Ireland in December 1981, I got a small taste of what people in Boston went through as two bombs exploded on Boylston Street in Copley Square at about 2:50pm ET and left three dead - including a little boy from Boston's tight-knit Dorchester community - and 181 injured, many grievously. While all the firemen immediately ahead of me were buried under the rubble of an appliance store, I helped dig them out and all were released with minor injuries.

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  13. The WilliesLET Congress Pay Your BillsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 1, 2008, 7:42PM EDT -- In the last two hours, I have sent the versions of the following letter to Sens. Obama, McCain, Clinton, Dodd, Biden, Kerry, Martinez and Nelson. I have contributed to all but Martinez, who is my U.S. Senator.

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  14. Make My DayTHE Birds and Bees are Out to Get MeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 3, 2008 -- Like a bad joke, the Dow swung up close to 300 points today as lawmakers voted at 1 PM on the bill to bail out Wall Street banks and brokers, and then fell 450 from that point as traders began the clamor for more at the close. It's like I told you here on Sept.

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  15. Hull out of Senior BowlRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | O-R Online

    ... m Hull. “He went down there and wanted to give it a shot. Hull, who has been training at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., to ready himself for the NFL Combine next month, has been replaced by Ohio State linebacker Curtis Grant.

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  16. On Native GroundHELEN Thomas: a Fearless Fighter for a Free PressRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2013 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- In an unscripted, unexpected and unprecedented talk with the media Friday in the White House Briefing Room, President Barack Obama told startled reporters that Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old killed by Hispanic Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman, "could have been me, 35 years ago."

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  17. Make My DayLEONARDO Da Vinci's Secret DiaryRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    I was looking through the pages tonight of our local Bradenton Herald , a McClatchy News paper purchased from Knight-Ridder a few years ago that publishes photos of people arrested and lists of all the documents filed in the past week at the Manatee County, Fla. courthouse.

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  18. Campaign 2012SAGGING Fortunes Target PerryRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2011 | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 2011 -- As most of the nation got ready Saturday to mark the solemn anniversary of Sept.

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  19. Make My DayBELOIT College Makes Me Feel OldRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... costs of about $4,000 per system, according to county spokesman Nick Azzara. The Manatee County Central Library in Bradenton, poised on a beautiful downtown marina, will spend more than $148,000 on electricity in 2011, a $3,000 jump from 2010. But ...

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  20. The Great DebateREP. Ryan, at Ralph Reed Confab, Turns Down a BibleRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the Land Use Committee of the Manatee County Board of Commissioners, sitting Thursday afternoon in the downtown Bradenton county government chambers. The item was the very last on the committee's agenda, long after the crowd and reporters that heard ...

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