Category Archives: politics

Election Day — VOTE!

Today is the day if you haven’t already voted early.We are stronger as a country and as a people when more of us vote. However you do it — mail-in, early voting or standing in line today — please vote. … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “You Work for Me, Mr. President”

Will T. Massey is noted for his highly personal lyrics that probe feelings, thoughts, memories, and desires. Still, in 2008, he released an album offering a full plate of political songs, Wayward Lady, U.S.A. Just as he had always worn … Continue reading

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“Let the words be yours — I’m done with mine.”

A modern American hero died this week — farewell to John Perry Barlow: poet, essayist, cyber-libertarian, song lyricist, cattle rancher and all-around amazing adult. I’d rather not try to write any more words about such an incredible writer. There are … Continue reading

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“An Honest Lawyer!”

Our frequent guest blogger, G.M.C. Massey — my grandfather — wrote in his memoirs of some characters who left him with lifelong impressions. I will now endeavor to explain why JOHN BEAVERS Life: Even though he was a lawyer, had such an … Continue reading

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Me and ACTV — an Affair to Remember

Intrigued by some independent films I saw on public TV, I started making short, little movies as a teen, using our family’s 8mm Bell & Howell camera. By high school, I passed off some of these films for major assignments, and earned a … Continue reading

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Granddad Goes to Washington…well, almost

Once again, please welcome my grandfather, G.M.C. Massey as a guest blogger with another memoir excerpt. Back in east Texas, in 1910, I was living in the THIRD Congressional District and Gordon Russell, Was the representative of that District, And he … Continue reading

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