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.
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.
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Monday, March 28, 2011.
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.
Sunday Sundry edition–News and opinion from around US-opolis for Sunday, March 27, 2011.
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 […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Saturday, March 26, 2011. Best Stories of the Week edition.
AdLib : Bito – Sweet!!! bito : “They just announced on Madison’s Radio Station WTDY that they officially have enough signatures to Recall Hopper! #wiunion” AdLib : Night CL! choicelady : G’night everybody! Have a good week everyone, wherever you may be. choicelady : BDM – that is SO cool! […]
Today’s music thread is all about the singers, those with the most unique, powerful, moving and/or memorable voices. Who do you think of when you think of a singer? What are your favorite vocals in a song? Share your faves with your friends here! This is a tough one, so […]
News and opinion from around US-opolis for Friday, March 25, 2011.