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The Pour House Café: Leonard Writes a Song


Larry DunlapSaturday afternoon was slow at the café. Most people were out working in their yards or shopping. The few people there were at the round table known affectionately as the “Liar’s Table.” 

As I walked in the door I was greeted by the faithful locals at the table. 

“Hey, Preacher, what’s that following you?” 

The man asking the question was my 300 pound friend, Jelly. Alfred Whitmore was his real name but at 300 pounds you can figure out why they called him Jelly. Plus, he didn’t like the name, Alfred. «Read the rest of this article»

USDOJ approves anti-consumer merger between AT&T and Bellsouth


We must stop the FCC from doing the same!

AT&T, the new Ma BellThe Justice Department today rubber stamped the $78 billion merger of AT&T and BellSouth — deserting its post as the public’s shield against corporate monopolies.

The merger now goes to the Federal Communications Commission for final approval. The deal would effectively resurrect the Ma Bell monopoly that ruled our nation’s communications industry for nearly a century.

Adam Zyglis's editorial art on the AT&T merger done for the Buffalo News, used with permission.
An Editorial cartoon by Adam Zyglis of the Buffalo News. Visit his website at

The only ones standing in the path of a new AT&T monopoly are citizens like us. It’s time to tell the FCC, Don’t Let Ma Bell Monopolize the Internet

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