Watcher’s Council Nominations – Black And White Edition

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Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council. Then we vote on the best two posts, with the results appearing on Friday morning.

Council News:

I recently started writing for The Times of Israel. Anyone interested in checking out my opening salvo, entitled “Blaming the victim, with the best of intentions” can find it here.

Ch-ch-ch-changes.. This week, we bid farewell to our dear friends and Council mates The Mellow Jihadi and The Political Commentator. It has been great having them on the Council and they will both be sorely missed, although they will remain members of the WoW community. So we hope to hear from them and see them weigh in on the Forum from time to time.

On the flip side, that also means that there are two Council seats up for grabs. These tend to fill up quickly, so if you think you might be interested in joining the Council and want more information on what’s involved, please leave your name, the name of your site and your e-mail address anywhere in the in the comments section (which won’t be published) over at Joshuapundit.

This week, Ask Marion and The Blue Ridge Forum earned honorable mention status with some great articles.

So, let’s see what we have this week….

Council Submissions

Honorable Mentions

Non-Council Submissions

Enjoy! And don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us Twitter..’cause we’re cool like that!

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About Ask Marion

I am a babyboomer and empty nester who savors every moment of my past and believes that it is the responsibility of each of us in my generation and Americans in general to make sure that America is as good or even a better place for future generations as it was for us. So far... we haven't done very well!! Favorite Quotes: "The first 50 years are to build and acquire; the second 50 are to leave your legacy"; "Do something that scares you every day!"; "The journey in between what you once were and who you are becoming is where the dance of life really takes place". At age 62 I find myself fighting inoperable uterine Cancer and thanks to the man upstairs and the prayers from so many people including many of my readers from AskMarion and JustOneMorePet... I'm beating it. After losing our business because of the economy and factors related to the re-election of President Obama in 2012 followed by 16-mos of job hunting, my architect-trained husband is working as a trucker and has only been home approximately 5-days a month since I was diagnosed, which has made everything more difficult and often lonely... plus funds are tight. Our family medical deductible is 12K per year for two of us; thank you ObamaCare. But thanks to donations from so many of you, we are making ends meet as I go through treatment while taking care of my father-in-law who is suffering from late stage Alzheimer's and my mother-in-law who suffers from RA and onset dementia as well as hearing loss, for which there are no caretaker funds, as I continue the fight here online to inform and help restore our amazing country. And finally I need to thank a core group of family, friends, and readers... all at a distance, who check in with me regularly. Plus, I must thank my furkids who have not left my side through this fight. You can see them at JustOneMorePet.
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One Response to Watcher’s Council Nominations – Black And White Edition

  1. Pingback: The Wrap at Ask Marion 1.19.14 Thru 1.26.14 | askmarion

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