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Music and Support for Andrew Janz for Congress

IN THE November 6 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andMusic,
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by Steven Sanchez



On November 1, Andrew Janz, the Democratic congressional candidate who’s challenging Republican Devin Nunes for California’s 22 District seat, hosted an intimate event called the “Get Out The Vote Concert” for his supporters with a live acoustic performance from Stephan Jenkins, the leading singer for Third Eye Blind.

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Designated Survivor: TV Review

IN THE March 4 ISSUE

FROM THE 2017 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
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by Doward Wilson


Tom Kirkman (played by Kiefer Sutherland) is the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. On the night of the State of the Union address, he is named the Designated Survivor and is sequestered. When multiple explosions demolish the Capitol building, killing the President, Vice-President, all the other members of the Cabinet and every member of Congress, Tom is sworn in as the President. Moving swiftly to contain the damage and take control of the situation, Tom is surprised to find that the GOP also had a Designated Survivor in the person of Kimble Hookstraten (played by Virginia Madsen), a Republican Congresswoman.

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by Sharon Tucker


The lives of the Tudors populate literature frequently but rarely are the lives of their record-keepers and of court functionaries set down. These are intriguing stories, providing insight into everyday life—all the sights, sounds, and smells, as well as revealing history’s unfolding around them. Enter Matthew Shardlake, Lincoln’s Inn lawyer, who is C. J. Sansom’s record-keeper the last decade of Henry VIII’s reign.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



An Ideal Husband opened at Good Company Players 2nd Space Theatre in Fresno on April 21. This play was written by Oscar Wilde, of whom I am a huge fan, so I’ve been waiting anxiously to see this show ever since I saw it listed on GCP’s 2nd Space season.

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by The Librarian



In addition to being the book that gave birth to the Washington D.C. political thriller, Advise and Consent and its sequels are the books that awakened my love of novels. I stayed up many nights engrossed in these books and am yet to find a writer who can capture my imagination more than Allen Drury.

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by Cynthia Chow



When Molly Malone returned to Washington D.C. in 2007, it was as the daughter of a United States senator and widow of a Representative who committed suicide following a trumped up scandal. Now, just a short time later, Molly has settled in as an accounting staffer for Colorado Senator John Russell and is in a relationship with former Special Forces officer, Danny DiMateo, now a Quantico consultant.

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House of Cards: Emmy Review

IN THE August 18 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andTV
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by Terry Ambrose


Next week Monday are the Emmy Awards so over the next week we will be reviewing some of the nominees! If you have not yet seen House of Cards, be warned there are spoilers.

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by Christopher Lewis



A Christian in Nazi Germany had a lot to say to American Christians today.
Deitrich Bonhoeffer, who ended up being killed by the Nazis before World War II was over, spoke about the politics of Jesus.

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The Election Results

IN THE November 10 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andChristopher Lewis,
andMinistry Musings
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by Christopher Lewis



Well, the big day has passed, and we have had another presidential election in the USA. How do you feel about the results?

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Is Jesus A Good American?

IN THE September 22 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andChristopher Lewis,
andMinistry Musings
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by Christopher Lewis



What does it actually mean to be a Christian in America? I have traveled across a lot of the country and talked to a lot of church-people about their faith. What I’ve discovered is interesting.

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by Terrance V. Mc Arthur


Joshua “Josh” Mitchell did not plan to become the mayor of Sanger. All he wanted to do was to help his friend, Rodney Nielson, campaign for the Sanger City Council.

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by Kurt Willems


With another election soon upon us, it seemed a perfect time to share this blog post by local writer and Fresno Pacific Student Kurt Willems. It was originally published on Kurt’s blog March of 2011. You can see more of his posts on The Pangea Blog and Red Letter Christians.

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Sound Bytes

IN THE October 16 ISSUE

FROM THE Books & Tales SECTIONS

by Scott Hancock



Scott hit the internet again for Kings River Life Magazine recently and asked some local residents the following question: When voting for a political candidate, should character be a factor, or is political experience alone enough of a measure?

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