Duffy Begs for Mercy

Finding a modern voice that connects us back to the roots of The Blues is a rarity — but Duffy is just such a talent — and the delight in her gravelly voice socks us right back into the brazen Blues.

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Arousing the Mercy of Your Readers

As an author, you must always write your own way, but you must also arouse the mercy of your readers in order to create evergreen True Art.

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Paroled on Mercy and Faith

The other day I was watching a Parole Board Review show on television where we, as viewers, were taken inside a parole hearing for inmates at a New Jersey state prison.

As I sat there and watched the inmates interact with the parole board I wondered why the inmates weren’t more reverent and respectful to the men sitting in judgment of them.

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Mercy Killing or Murder?

Over the last 24 hours at least 20 comments have been submitted — many broke our Comments Policy and did not get published — for my four-month old article on the Katrina aftermath called When Drowning Is Not Good Enough.

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