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Archive for July, 2009

Photos From Iran

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Between Iran’s internal crackdown on journalists and communications, and CNN’s insistence on devoting every hour of the day to Michael Jackson coverage, I’ve been having quite a bit of trouble getting any “real” reports of what’s going on over there. Luckily, I was able to sit down with a coworker who emigrated from Iran at […]

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Common Ground for the Left and the Right on the Bill of Rights

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
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Trying to understand the 4th of July from an African-American perspective

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

“It’s Independence Day, dammit, not the ‘Fourth of July,’” properly noted a close friend on Twitter. This was countered by what I consider another valid point. “That depends on who you’re asking,” responded African-American Jefferson County (AL) Commission candidate Iva Williams. “Plymouth Rock landed on me!” In my opinion, there is a lot of truth […]

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Comment of the Day

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Taken from a comment from SWilliams in a discussion following Brad’s Quote of the Day post (posted June 29, 2009) concerning John Edwards’ sex tape: “You can feel sorry for the first few sheep slaughtered but then you must start to question the others for staying in line.”

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A Vote for Revenue

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Politicians are usually most revealing when speaking off-the-cuff, and so it was with Karen Bass: Q: How do you think conservative talk radio has affected the Legislature’s work? A: The Republicans were essentially threatened and terrorized against voting for revenue. Now [some] are facing recalls. They operate under a terrorist threat: “You vote for revenue […]

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