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Small Town Gossip Moves from the Diner to the Web and Turns Vicious

An article about how anonymous internet gossip destroys lives in small towns.…

Muzings From The Edge: Is Capital Punishment A Capital Crime?

What started out as a long comment has turned into a rather long post thanks to the encouragement of Dorothy and Mike. It is the comment with modifications about only…

Homosexuality In Texas…

In German class there should be no talk of being pro-Gay or homosexual topics...…

6.8 million free laptops for kids, in India

The forward thinking Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is giving 6.8 million of its schoolchildren a free laptop. The government in Tamil Nadu is fulfilling an election promise. Isn't that…

The ‘them’ versus ‘us’ of partisan politics

A commentary on transcending the insanity of partisan politics. …

The Paranoid Style in American Politics by Richard Hofstadter

A classic essay on the unsavory relationship between politics, angry minds and paranoia.…

Malloy on Cheney: Dead Man Writing

Cheney is a murderer. He's a killer. He's a torturer. He is evil personified! He is a walking mass of horror and when he's gone, this planet will be cleaner!…

Parking for Prostitutes

Bonn built special wooden garages where customers can have sex and hired a private security company for $116,000 per year to guard the area and sex workers.…

Young woman sentenced to twelve years for selling $31 worth of marijuana in Oklahoma

Mother of four sits in prison for selling a small amount of marijuana to a police informant. …

To a blogger gone… MacDaddy

"Why," I thought, "didn't I visit his blog more often"? …

Adversarial Justice and the Divorce from Hell

How many wars are waged, globally, regionally, legally, digitally and personally, to the point where everyone starts looking and smelling like a skunk?…

Koch brothers seek to dismantle public school system with return to segregation

The Koch brothers want neighborhood schools that emphasize segregation. They are pouring millions of dollars into setting back the clock. Read this story and watch the video here.…

A Brief History of Prostitution

Prostitution, a very old profession, is not the oldest.…

Give me civility or give me death

Since you don't know what Fascism is, how can you struggle against Fascism?…