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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.

mcconnell boehner

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.

jon_stewart

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. 35

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 26 - 2011 20 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Saturday, March 26, 2011. Best Stories of the Week edition.

Vox Populi – 3-25-2011

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 25 - 2011 Add Comments

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! […]

aretha1

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 […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 34

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

Mid-Atlantic Trip Part 16: Final Hours

Posted by Khirad On Mar - 25 - 2011 14 Comments
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Join me in bidding adieu to L’Enfant’s city.

The Daily Planet, Vol. 33

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 24 - 2011 30 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Thursday, March 24, 2011.

Recovery

Posted by whatsthatsound On Mar - 24 - 2011 28 Comments
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It has been two weeks now since Japan was hit by its worst crisis in over sixty years. Though eastern and northern Honshu are still experiencing aftershocks on a daily basis, and new concerns about food and water contamination, power shortages, and the ongoing repair problems at the nuclear power […]

The Fools on the Hill

Posted by Marion On Mar - 23 - 2011 76 Comments
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OK,  Congress is mad at the President. I get it. They’re mad because he didn’t ask them for their permission to join two other permanent members of the UN Security Council in effecting a no-fly zone over Libya in order to dissuade a brutal dictator from committing what would, effectively, […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 32

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 23 - 2011 26 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Wednesday, March 23, 2011.

The War Game (and how you can play at home)

Posted by 2ndClassCitizenPundit On Mar - 22 - 2011 9 Comments
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As nations, corporations, and media outlets go to war, you can now play along at home!

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As I have been considering this “war” in Libya, I have been countering any number of arguments against the Admin’s actions.    I would list them as such: 1)  The risk to our military.   Seriously.   Please.    If one wants to make a moral argument against this action, this is not a […]

The Daily Planet, Vol. 31

Posted by Chernynkaya On Mar - 22 - 2011 7 Comments
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News and opinion from around US-opolis for Tuesday, March 22, 2011.

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