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March 31, 2005 - by Pam Spaulding of Pam's House Blend and Big Brass Blog As Gary said in his intro post, I'm an actual Durham native -- that seems to be a rarity in these parts at the present time, with all the Yankee immigrants over the last couple of decades.

Guest Blogger: Pam Spaulding

March 31, 2005 - Our appreciation to Rahul Mahajan for yesterday's posts on the two Souths (American and Iraqi). Taking over today is Pam Spaulding, of Durham, North Carolina (home of the Institute for Southern Studies).

Guest Blogger: Rahul Mahajan

March 30, 2005 - Many thanks to David Sirota for his contributions yesterday! Next up in our guest blogging lineup: Rahul Mahajan, whose Empire Notes blog is an indispensable read on the U.S. presence in the Middle East (among other things). Rahul, an activist in Texas for many years, has visited Iraq twice since the invasion and reported from Fallujah during the seige in April. He is the author of two books on U.S.