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New Post1359 days ago

Shirley Sherrod’s missing that leg she needs to stand on

I’m not exactly surprised that Shirley Sherrod is planning to sue conservative blogger, Andrew Breitbart, but I do find the whole affair troubling. Liberals and enemies of Breitbart are excited by the news, but I think they fail to grasp its implications. First off, should bloggers face lawsuits for posting [...]
 
E.D. Kain E.D. Kain American Times
New Post1359 days ago

'You vote in favor of something if you believe it's the right thing!'

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Is it me, or have Democrats suddenly found their footing against Republicans? Politics is not inherently about righteous indignation, but a little righteous indignation on an appropriate issue never hurt politics. New DCCC t-shirt idea: What would Anthony Weiner do?
 
Scott H. Payne Scott H. Payne The Lobbiest
New Post1360 days ago

The 22 'Smart Energy' cities in America

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Well, hello, Columbus. ( Click here if you’re not a Philip Roth fan.) Some people were surprised when Columbus, Ohio, appeared on the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) list of the top twenty-two energy “Smarter Cities,” sharing the spotlight with towns better known for their deep green glow. Places [...]
 
Osha Gray Davidson Osha Gray Davidson Solar Plexus
New Post1360 days ago

Moving Mom & Dad -- abroad

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Retirement village? Assisted living? Co-housing? Age-restricted or aging-in-place communities? Inter-generational cooperative? This space has explored many of the growing varieties of housing choices for boomers and elders when the time comes to downsize, rightsize, clear out or economize. Here's a new one that's making the news: think global. Even with (and [...]
 
Fran Johns Fran Johns Boomers and Beyond
New Post1360 days ago

What is a Russophobe?

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This is my last True/Slant post for, as of tomorrow, True/Slant will be no more. You will be able to read more of my bloggery, if you so choose, at themoscowdiaries.wordpress.com but for now here is my last T/S post. A debate has been raging here, in the comments section, as [...]
 
Julia Ioffe Julia Ioffe The Moscow Diaries
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'Borderland' personalizes immigration, border security

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With True/Slant in its final days, I've decided to forego the sentimental (at least for now), and share a few more pieces with readers before the lights are turned off. Of the dozens of would-be posts in my publishing queue (and there are many), I've been wanting to post this [...]
 
Matthew Newton Matthew Newton Annals of Americus
New Post1360 days ago

Did Anne Rice just suck the blood out of Christianity?

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There's something kind of vampirish about Anne Rice's faith dilemma as it plays out. To wit: Anne Rice, on Facebook, Wednesday at 1:36 pm:
For those who care, and I understand if you don't: Today I quit being a Christian. I'm out. I remain committed to Christ as always but [...]
 
Michael Humphrey Michael Humphrey Past Imperfect
New Post1360 days ago

Professional boxers trade insults via twitter

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Amir Khan and Timothy Bradley are generally regarded as the best 140lb fighters in the world. Both brim with confidence and both believe they have each others number -- and both aren't afraid to talk a little smack. Check out this hilarious twitter war between the two junior welterweights that [...]
 
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