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Whine Tasting Book Now Available

The book Whine Tasting is now available!  260 pages of whine, whining and even more whinage!  And some blather, too! The paperback is less that $10 and available here  The Kindle version is less than $3 (can you beat that?) … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Senate Campaigns

“What was your name again?” the woman on the other end of the phone asked me. “My name is Tom Thurlow.  I am a columnist writing about the Iowa Senate race, and I would like to talk with Ms. Ernst … Continue reading

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Perry Indictment Not Thought Through

So let me see if I understand this correctly: if the Republican governor of Texas, Rick Perry, had just waved through the $7.5 million taxpayer funding for the public integrity unit of the Travis County District Attorney’s office, an office … Continue reading

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An Idea For A New Murder Mystery Series: PC Detective

Murder mystery shows just aren’t what they used to be.  Long gone are the days when you have a murder committed, and it is solved by a mildly-disheveled Columbo, or the eccentric French detective Poirot in Agatha Christie’s Poirot. Oh … Continue reading

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Persecuted Movie Review: Thanksgiving Turkey Comes Early

Back when my wife and I would often go to movies with other couples, I would tell a joke that “if I were a movie producer, what I would do is read Variety and keep track of the next blockbuster … Continue reading

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