August 8, 2013

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Bayard Rustin to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Filed by John M. Becker | August 08, 2013 | 6:30 PM | comments

The White House announced today that the venerable Bayard Rustin will be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation's highest civilian honor.Read More


Attack of the Fatberg

Filed by John M. Becker | August 08, 2013 | 5:00 PM | comments

It's a bird... it's a plane... it's a... fatberg?Read More

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The Olympic Games: A 'Political' Opportunity for Unity

Filed by Guest Blogger | August 08, 2013 | 3:00 PM | comments

Some say the Olympics must remain outside and above politics. What can be more "political" than taking a group of international economic, cultural, religious, and philosophical rivals off the battle field and into the sports arena?Read More

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Killing Health Care Reform at Any Cost

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 08, 2013 | 1:30 PM | comments

The most recent "crazy things conservatives say about health care" reveals just how much Republicans are willing to risk on killing health care reform, and how badly they want to take away the health benefits Americans are already enjoying.Read More


The Best Missed Connections Ad Ever?

Filed by John M. Becker | August 08, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

An anonymous Brooklyn man fell in love on an inbound Q train, beginning a decades-long journey of tragically unrequited passion.Read More


An Adorably Geeky Proposal At GaymerX

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | August 08, 2013 | 10:30 AM | comments

Any proposal that crosses continents, is given voice by GLaDos, and involves two cute bears and a portal gun, can only be the start of a fabulous life. Read More