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The Great Communicator?

BACKPAGE EDITORIAL FOLIO WEEKLY welcomes Backpage submissions. They should be 1,200 words or fewer and on a topic of local interest and/or concern. Send your submissions to mail@folioweekly.com. Opinions expressed on the Backpage are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Folio Weekly. story by TERRY D. BORK Last week, I wrote a guest editorialcriticizing the failure of my representative in Congress, John Rutherford, to vote for a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of troops from Syria. The withdrawal was clearly conceived to allow Turkish forces to invade Kurdish-occupied northern Syria. The move was …

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Justified & Ancient

story by DAVI THE DACHSHUND I have a lot of respect for old dogs. There is just something comforting about touching noses with a senior at the park, to admire those years of wisdom written into their white-speckled snout. These elder statesdogs have dignity. Decorum. After all, they know who they are, and they have life experiences to share. Older pets can teach valuable lessons about love, friendship and growing old.   LOVE NEVER GROWS OLD. A senior pet will slow down, take a few extra minutes to wake up in the morning. They might grow thinner, and might grow …

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Live + Local Music

Live Music Venues AMELIA ISLAND, FERNANDINA SALTY PELICAN, 12 N. Front St. Davis Turner Nov. 20. Kevin Ski Nov. 22. Jayron Weaver, Hailey Fletcher Nov. 23-24. Josh McGowan Nov. 26. SJ BREWING COMPANY 463646 S.R. 200, Yulee Kevin Ski Nov. 23. THE SURF, 3199 S. Fletcher Ave. Hupp Huppmann Nov. 20. Savanna Nov. 22. Shawn Layne Nov. 23.   THE BEACHES (All venues in Jax Beach unless otherwise noted) BLUE JAY LISTENING ROOM, 2457B 3rd St S. Blue Jay Jazz Jam Nov. 22. George Grosman & Swing Boutique Nov. 24. Mark Mandeville, Raianne Richards Nov. 25. Get Right Band Nov. …

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Freewill Astrology

story by ROB BREZSNY ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Beware of what disturbs the heart,” said Ibn Mas’ud, a companion of the prophet Mohammed. “If something unsettles your heart, then abandon it.” My wise Aries friend Artemisia has a different perspective. She advises, “Pay close attention to what disturbs the heart. Whatever has the power to unsettle your heart will show you a key lesson you must learn, a crucial task you’d be smart to undertake.” Here’s my synthesis of Ibn Mas’ud and Artemisia: Do your very best to fix the problem revealed by your unsettled heart. Learn all you can …

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Best of Jax 2019

#FindYourFolio Happy Hour If you’re thirsty for more, join editor Georgio Valentino and his crew as they fête the Best of Jax winners at #FindYourFolio Happy Hour: 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, Sun-Ray Cinema, Five Points Folio Weekly Magazine’s Best of Jax is Northeast Florida’s original reader poll, often imitated but never duplicated. Unless we’re the ones doing the duplicating. You see, this list of 500 winners is so nice, we’re running it twice. We announced the results in last week’s print issue. Now readers have another chance to study these here superlatives. Make no mistake: This is the best of …

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