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I’m Voting YES to End the Death Penalty in California (After Years of Supporting It)

“As of October 2015, we have executed over 1,414 individuals in this country since 1976. 156 individuals have been exonerated from death row – that is, found to be innocent and released – since 1973.  In other words, for every 10 people who have been executed since the death penalty was reinstated in the U.S., one person has been set… Read more »

Making A Murderer: Books On Wrongful Convictions!

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If you haven’t yet seen the documentary MAKING A MURDERER, you’ve probably at least heard about it, or heard other people talking about it. The Netflix ten-part documentary about Steven Avery & Brendan Dassey has a lot of people talking… and talking means thinking! Dive deeper into the story here, you’ll find that the world of wrongful convictions is much… Read more »

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi (Review)

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For starters, this book is *not* about a magical knife made of water… (which is, yes, sadly, what I thought this book was about upon first glance).  But it’s a great story… a great story, though often dark and violent. We all know that California gets its water from the Colorado River, which originates in states east and north of… Read more »

Audio books are outselling print books! Let’s discuss audio books

A new article just came out that says audio books are outselling many print books. Audio books are the fastest growing market in publishing and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Is this the future of reading? The article starts off by saying forget you books audio books are the real future of reading. Does this scare you? Perhaps… Read more »

Jer & Tez Interview Liz of Elizziebooks! (Final Part)

Here’s the third and final part of our interview with Liz Vallish, BookTuber extraordinaire!  We focus on Liz’s future, her goals, and where’s she’s headed.  We basically go back to the future with Liz!  🙂 Don’t miss Part One of our interview!  (Part Two isn’t too shabby either!) We had a lot of fun doing this interview and we hope… Read more »

(Elizziebooks) Liz Vallish, BookTuber Extraordinaire!, Interviewed!

Tez and I sit down with Liz Vallish, BookTuber extraordinaire!, of Elizziebooks for a nice chat!  Come check out this fun and inspiring interview! Liz took time out of her busy schedule to be interviewed and we’re so thankful!  We had a lot of fun during this interview, and the time flew by as a result.  Here’s part one, be… Read more »

I am half agony, half hope… Terrorism & Suffering

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Unfortunately, we don’t need a reminder that there is much suffering in this world. Any brief glance at the daily news is enough to confirm your worst fears. Somebody’s nightmare is being lived out somewhere, at nearly any time of day. Last night, Nov. 18, during a Bible study that Tezi and I attend, a woman was expressing with much… Read more »

We Want to Interview You! (Promote Your Message/Site)

Jeremy and Therese would love to interview you on YouTube!   As part of the regular content that Stockman214 provides, we want to produce video interviews with like-minded people, people who are using their voice!  People just like YOU. Would you like to be interviewed by Stockman214 for an installment of this regular video interview series that will publish to YouTube?… Read more »

In Order To Move On (you must first understand something)

“In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did, and why you no longer need to feel it.”  ~Mitch Albom There are two points that I want to touch on here. One is what I think is the obvious point of what Mitch is trying to say, and that is, in order to avoid our… Read more »

Fact: Mistakes Are Necessary and Even Good

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Everyone hates making mistakes.  Nothing new.  But here’s a friendly reminder: without the mistakes we’ve made in our lives how could we ever learn, how could we grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally?  The answer is that we wouldn’t grow, at least not very well. That’s the problem with drugs and substances, and addictions in general, dear reader.  And yes, I… Read more »