Issue 737

08th December, 2011 - 21st December, 2011

Last year I published a couple of articles concerning the dangerous precedent that the Powers That Be in Lansing are setting by selling off large amounts of our mineral rights to natural gas developers eager to capitalize on the dangerous, unstable, and potentially catastrophic process known as 'hydro-fracking.

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Out of the myriad of CD's that fall upon my desk over the course of a year from both new and established artists, one that stands out from the pack is a self-titled release from local artist Chase Engel, which based upon the eclectic array of musical skills upon display, indicate that Engel is definitely a shooting star with the right amplification to make him heard above the din of the crowd as his career gains altitude.

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The Lone Tree Council, Michigan Environmental Council, and Saginaw Valley Sustainability Society are holding a special fundraising concert on December 28th. (See Display ad on Page 4 in this issue) For those concerned about the economic and societal effects of climate change, here's what you need to know: Climate Change in a Nut Shell The most significant indicator of the negative impact that humans have caused to the climate of the Earth is the measure in parts per million (ppm) of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our air.

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Since last Fall when The Review published a series of articles entitled Integrity Lost that provided a detailed chronology of Attorney General Bill Schuette and his single-handed attempt to repeal Michigan's Medical Marijuana Law, the hypocrisy, misinformation, and his latest activist campaign to purportedly 'educate' Law Enforcement units throughout the State has reached decidedly frightening proportions.

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This might be hard for some people to believe, but I used to be able to dunk a basketball.  Even though it turned out to be something I could do pretty easily, I'll never forget the first time.

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“Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself. Don't play what's there, play what's not there. For me, music and life are all about style. Don't fear mistakes: there are none.

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Core Wounds and Existential Reality

American Mars is another great Detroit band that dodges fame effortlessly like Robert Bradley or the Forbes Brothers. It seems as if these great musicians struggle between hope and despair while looking for the space between spontaneity and discipline.

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As Constant Reader prepares to turn the final pages on 2011, it's time once again to lead you fellow book lovers through some possible books to wrap and give to friends and loved ones over the holidays.

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