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  • Older voters' racial bias may have medical reason

    09/27/2008 11:01:41 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 45 replies · 1,302+ views
    The personality is familiar to us all: the sweet old aunt, the loving grandfather or the generous widow down the street, each of them unfailingly kind toward friends and family but given to flights of shocking prejudice when the conversation turns toward ethnic groups to which they don't belong. Often the response is a nervous laugh, a wan smile or a hasty effort to change the subject. We assume that old people are the products of less-enlightened times; they're unlikely to change; and their comments, however ugly, are largely innocuous. Now, though, in the midst of the nation's first presidential...
  • UPDATE: NCIS marathons

    06/25/2008 5:35:15 PM PDT · by DGHoodini · 2 replies · 134+ views
    DirecTV Guide | June 25 2008 | DGHoodini
    Just was looking for what the TV fare would be on the Fourth, and noticed that USA Networks will be airing an 8 episode NCIS marathon on the Holiday. Starting at 3 pm EDT, it appears from what i've read, that the shows span a few episodes before "Caitlin" gets killed, to a few episodes after. Covering "Ziva" joining the team as well.
  • Racism Propelled Falwell's Career (Moonbat Hate Alert)

    05/30/2007 5:32:12 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 18 replies · 929+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | May 30, 2007 | ALLEN ZAK
    Racism propelled Falwell's career Wednesday, May 30, 2007 3:55 AM In his May 17 Dispatch Forum column, "Rev. Falwell changed the face of politics," appraising the late minister's legacy, Cal Thomas disingenuously characterized the Rev. Jerry Falwell's 1965 sermon, "Ministers and marches," as a critique of religious political activism. The sermon was actually an expression of Falwell's white-supremacist ideology. Falwell was an outspoken segregationist. Racism, not "values," launched Falwell and the Christian Right into politics. In a 1958 sermon to his Lynchburg, Va., congregation, one of many decrying civil rights, Falwell said, "When God has drawn a line of distinction,...
  • WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE 'PRO-LIFE'?

    04/19/2007 11:04:50 AM PDT · by Mia T · 373 replies · 6,284+ views
    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE 'PRO-LIFE'? by Mia T, 4.18.07   HILLARY TAKES VILLAGE: teen abortion / no parent notification (YouTube) From the Senate: Statement on Supreme Court's Gonzales v. Carhart Decision Washington, DC -- 4/18/2007 "This decision marks a dramatic departure from four decades of Supreme Court rulings that upheld a woman's right to choose and recognized the importance of women's health. Today's decision blatantly defies the Court's recent decision in 2000 striking down a state partial-birth abortion law because of its failure to provide an exception for the health of the mother. As the Supreme Court...
  • Republican majority as victims

    04/22/2005 7:37:33 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 35 replies · 797+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 21 April 2005 | RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.
    As if it needed another one, America has developed a new class of victims. They're called Republicans. It used to be that the Republican Party was where you went when you were tired of the victim mentality peddled by liberals. Now it's where you go when you feel victimized by liberals. To listen to the leaders of the GOP, their tormentors come in threes: the liberal media, left-leaning academics and what House Majority Leader Tom DeLay calls an "arrogant, out-of-control, unaccountable judiciary." When it comes to playing the victim, DeLay deserves an Academy Award. Speaking to religious conservatives during the...