Archive for December 4th, 2008

Ed Brayton discovers a GOP member who’s woken up

| December 4, 2008 | 12 Replies
Ed Brayton discovers a GOP member who’s woken up

Ed adds a nice commentary at the end of his latest post, detailing James Richardson’s call for the GOP to get real and stop pandering to ignorance and bigotry: The country has changed dramatically over the last 30 years. With more and more gay and lesbian Americans coming out of the closet, most people not […]

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CNN Gives Science Short Shrift

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CNN Gives Science Short Shrift

Do you remember when CNN brought us 6 hours of live coverage of a war before the White House admitted that we were in one? Gulf War I forced a change in the relationship between official truth (Pravda) and media observation. Now, in the aftermath of Son of Gulf War, CNN is making an interesting […]

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Labels, Living, Categories, Culture

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Labels, Living, Categories, Culture

Here is a link to an excellent essay by two of my best friends.  It talks about how labeling plays out in both art and real life and how labels are both irrelevant and destructive. I attended that workshop they refer to, Clarion, and that’s where I met them.  That was in 1988.  It was […]

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