The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

August 23, 2011
by terrance
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Amy Winehouse Died Clean?

WARNING: Video depicting severe alcohol withdrawal below. Well, maybe. The latest report is that there were no illegal substances in Amy Winehouse’s system when she died. Toxicology tests have found that “no illegal substances” were in singer Amy Winehouse’s system … Continue reading

July 27, 2011
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You Can Lead An Addict to Rehab, But…

Answering the question, <a href=”http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2085335,00.html” title=”Patti Davis: Could Rehab Have Saved Amy Winehouse? – TIME”>”Could rehab have saved Amy Winehouse?”</a>, Patti Davis eloquently sums up what I tried to get across in <a href=”http://www.republicoft.com/series/she-cheated-herself/” title=”The Republic of T.Series: Amy Winehouse: … Continue reading

July 26, 2011
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Amy Winehouse: She Cheated Herself, Pt. 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Amy Winehouse: Cheated Herself

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Amy Winehouse: Cheated HerselfIt seems like many people in Amy’s life who cared about her had also come to the realization that they couldn’t help her until she was ready … Continue reading

July 12, 2011
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19 Years

As of today, I’ve been clean and sober for 19 years. Nineteen years. Six thousand nine hundred and thirty five days, one at a time. I remembered last night, while watching Intervention. It’s kind of amazing when I stop and … Continue reading

April 5, 2011
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Enabling Charlie Sheen

[pro-player playlist=’bottom’ width=’400′ height=’550′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaXzApBQROA,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hExeeuJTaJI,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hExeeuJTaJI,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxU-r4cVswg[/pro-player] Can someone explain to me why Charlie Sheen is on tour, instead of on medication? Come to think of it, why is he collecting speaker fees and possibly getting reality getting reality TV offers? Why … Continue reading

January 31, 2011
by terrance
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Just Say No Too … Bath Salts?

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series an ounce of prevention

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series an ounce of prevention(Or, An Ounce of Treatment, Pt.2) I don’ think this is what anyone meant by “Calgon, take me away.” (Ed. Note: I know the bath salts in … Continue reading