January 13, 2013

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'Can't Hardly Wait' For The Hagel Confirmation

Filed by Andrew Belonsky | January 13, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

I watched Can't Hardly Wait to unwind after covering the ever-changing Hagel story at a breakneck speed. I needed a break from all that, and the teen comedy romp, I recalled, was a favorite. And then I remembered all the homophobia.Read More


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Why Ronald Reagan Should Be on the $1 Trillion Platinum Coin

Filed by Terrance Heath | January 13, 2013 | 3:30 PM | comments

By now, you’ve heard all about the “platinum coin option”, in which the president averts the next debt limit “crisis” by issuing a trillion dollar platinum coin. It’s a solution right out out of The Simpsons. No seriously. It’s...Read More


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Kate Clinton's Happy New Year!

Filed by Kate Clinton | January 13, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

I am grateful for my dear life partner, my work, my health and my family and friends. They have seen me through crass idiocy, violence, endless greed, cruelty, illness and loss of shoreline. Read More


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Louie Giglio's Strange Logic

Filed by Alex Blaze | January 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Reading homophobic pastor Louie Giglio's statement on why he's not giving a benediction at the inauguration, I refuse to believe that someone could think that the arguments make sense. Read More


Noah St. John - 'The Last Mile'

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | January 13, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

15yr old Noah St. John recounts a defining car ride with his two moms, and in the process earns the title of "NPR Snap Judgment Performance of the Year."...Read More