Author Archives: Thorne Dreyer

James Retherford :
POLITICAL CARTOON | Grand Old Party!

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POLITICAL CARTOON | Grand Old Party!

Alice Embree :
REPORT | Houston’s historic underground newspaper…

…on the really small screen. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | November 25, 2020 Space City News hit the streets of Houston in June 1969, but got a name change when a UFO group informed the paper they … Continue reading

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REPORT | Houston’s historic underground newspaper…

Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | Bucket List

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Larry Piltz :
OPINION | Trump’s revenge: The only way he thinks
he can win

(Or, I’d rather be scared now than shocked and scared later.) By Larry Piltz | The Rag Blog | November 12, 2020 AUSTIN — There’s nothing and no one to stop Trump from disregarding all and every convention, practice, protocol … Continue reading

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JONAH RASKIN :
POLITICS | Eat the 2020 election

“Tell me what you eat and I shall tell you what you are.” — French writer, Jean Anthelme Brilliant-Savarin, 1825 By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | November 12, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Voters were definitely on edge … Continue reading

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Ivan Koop Kuper :
MUSIC | Lightnin’ Hopkins: Texas blues man

His appearance on Austin City Limits was a highlight of Lightnin’s career. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | November 11, 2020 HOUSTON — Texas blues legend Samuel “Lightnin’” Hopkins was 66 years of age in 1978, when … Continue reading

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | POTUS graciously accepts defeat

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Bill Meacham, PhD :
BOOKS | Lighting the Fire: A Cherokee Journey from
Dropout to Professor

The book traces author Steve Russell’s life from his dirt-poor origins in Oklahoma. By Bill Meacham, PhD | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2020 [Lighting The Fire: A Cherokee Journey From Dropout To Professor, by Steve Russell. (McLean, VA: … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
ENVIRONMENT | Sherwood Bishop, heroic San Marcos trailblazer

Founder of the San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance and our New Journalism Project colleague wins major national award. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | October 29, 2020 SAN MARCOS, Texas — Sherwood Bishop, ever humble, says it is a … Continue reading

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JUDY GUMBO :
FILM | The Chicago 7 movie and me

It’s that major motion picture Abbie Hoffman lusted after. By Judy Gumbo | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2020 This article was first published at Judy Gumbo’s site, yippiegirl.com, and was cross-posted to The Rag Blog by the author. … Continue reading

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JONAH RASKIN :
FILM | See the movie on the 8: Vote and protest

I wish the movie had been more historically accurate. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2020 I would feel a whole lot better about Aaron Sorkin’s movie if he had titled it The Trial of the … Continue reading

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Joshua Brown :
POLITICAL CARTOON | Covid Man

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