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    Republicans Fear Latinos and L

    Racism blinds those who practice it. Republicans continue to chase after it with a mindless enthusiasm, not recognizing that it is actually a lemming leading them right off the edge of a political cliff.

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    Why Some Fundamentalist Christ

    Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

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    No Joke - Jon Stewart To Retir

    As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

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    AL Chief Justice Roy Moore: "H

    Roy Moore’s resemblance to George Wallace is very striking. Both justified their hateful prejudices as moral and democratic imperatives, warned of terrible consequences from not sustaining their bigotry and both made sweeping, dictatorial-styled edicts.

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Racism blinds those who practice it. Republicans continue to chase after it with a mindless enthusiasm, not recognizing that it is actually a lemming leading them right off the edge of a political cliff.

muslim-extremists

Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

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As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

marriage equality

Roy Moore’s resemblance to George Wallace is very striking. Both justified their hateful prejudices as moral and democratic imperatives, warned of terrible consequences from not sustaining their bigotry and both made sweeping, dictatorial-styled edicts.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 40

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 30 - 2011 42 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Thursday, March 31, 2011.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 39

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 30 - 2011 25 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 38

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 29 - 2011 3 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

The Crime of the Century

Posted by Pepe Lepew On Mar - 29 - 2011 167 Comments
None of these douchebags went to jail

Four major tobacco companies were subpoenaed and steadfastly refused to budge an inch that they knew cigarettes were addictive and were killing people. They all claimed they did not believe this.

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We knew that if we wanted — if we waited one more day, Benghazi, a city nearly the size of Charlotte, could suffer a massacre that would have reverberated across the region and stained the conscience of the world.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 37

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 28 - 2011 5 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Monday, March 28, 2011.

To Censor Or Not To Censor

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 28 - 2011 347 Comments
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Censorship? Surely there are few things more revealing of a reactionary mindset, some would hasten to assure me. Why, censorship can be identified with all the cruelest dictatorships, the most oppressive regimes, the most hardcore religious fundamentalists, etc. This is indeed true.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 36

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 27 - 2011 41 Comments
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Sunday Sundry edition–News and opinion from around US-opolis for Sunday, March 27, 2011.

Giving back to the forest

Posted by escribacat On Mar - 26 - 2011 36 Comments
FourMile fire

Last Labor Day, the mountains west of Boulder were set ablaze by a fellow who didn’t keep a close eye on an outdoor firepit (a volunteer fire fighter, no less). Called the FourMile Canyon Fire, it destroyed 166 homes and burned 6500 acres. Luckily, nobody was killed.   Today I […]

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