August 16, 2012

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Walter Wasn't There Anymore

Filed by Bil Browning | August 16, 2012 | 5:30 PM | comments

My parents got divorced when I was young; Dad walked out on Mom on my tenth birthday. Walter was an older man who lived across the country lane on land that used to be a soybean field. Shortly after the divorce was final, she married him.Read More


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Why Marriage Needs to Take a Backseat to Workplace Rights

Filed by Rebecca Juro | August 16, 2012 | 3:15 PM | comments

In order to really make progress on the marriage rights front, the first thing that needs to be accomplished is leveling the economic playing field.Read More


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When Did CNN Anchors Find Their Inner Journalists?

Filed by Bil Browning | August 16, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

With the departure of CNN president Jonathan Klein, the television news station seems to have found some mojo again. Instead of allowing their guests to set the agenda and proclaim their own truths, reporters have started calling bullshit on the blatant lies and spin.Read More


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The GOP Still Wants to Gut Medicaid

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 16, 2012 | 12:00 PM | comments

Sometimes there no joy in being right. Sometimes it's just no fun to say "I told ya so." This is one of those times.Read More


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Gay on the Fringe: Gay Camp

Filed by Patrick J Hamilton | August 16, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Homophobia, suppressed feelings, and gay conversion camp. Is it okay to laugh? Can you satirize absurdity? The creators of Gay Camp hope you do, and think you can. They're willing to bet glitter farts, running Santorum, and scissoring lesbians that you will.Read More


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Pee Wee Edition [What You Need to Know]

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 16, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Organizers for the Pee Wee Football Association of Mesquite, Texas are reluctant to let a 6-foot-1, and nearly 300-pound, twelve-year-old into their huddle. So, after three weeks of getting Elijah Earnheart's hopes up, they cut him. Put me in Coach! It's what you need to know!Read More


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Hate the Sin

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 16, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Christian blogger Steve Thorngate of "The Christian Century," an ecumenical newsmagazine, debates the fairness of the Southern Poverty Law Center's (SPLC) "hate group" label as it applies to the Family Research Council after Wednesday's shooting of a security guard.Read More


The Real Mitt Romney

Filed by Joseph Gentile | August 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM | comments

What? Y'all act like you haven't seen Mormon before. Now, at rapper Eminem's behest, the Real Mitt Romney isn't afraid to stand up (until it's politically-inconvenient for him.) Listen and laugh as Romney raps about Republican Party hijinks. Read More