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  • US Military Used to Annouce Oscar Award that Goes to Documentary About Homosexuality?

    02/24/2008 8:21:49 PM PST · by enough_idiocy · 82 replies · 1,117+ views
    TV | 2, 24.08 | The Academy Awards
    Right after that, a documentary against the Iraq war and GITMO are announced in a second award category. Is this outrageous, or is it me? Having the military introduce a film on same sex issues given the don't ask don't tell policy, and then have it followed by anti Iraq war, anti WOT films is political and using the troops as pawns IMHO. Quote from the winner: Let's hope we move this country away from the dark side. . .
  • Antidepressants are all the rage but have a dark side

    02/18/2008 9:26:24 PM PST · by neverdem · 156 replies · 996+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | February 3, 2008 | Christopher Weber
    Despite recent bad publicity over withheld studies showing marginal results, the resume of America's arsenal of antidepressants is enviable: consort to celebrities, subject of best-selling books and tabloid headlines. They may be the most celebrated pills since Valium. Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa and Lexapro, among others, have become both household words and medicine-cabinet staples. Known collectively as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, these antidepressants are prescribed for anxiety, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and numerous conditions besides depression. SSRIs are now the most commonly prescribed of all medications in this country. The rate at which physicians prescribed SSRIs more than...
  • McCain's Dishonest Attack

    01/28/2008 12:20:51 AM PST · by Checkers · 150 replies · 246+ views
    The Corner ^ | January 27, 2008 | Rich Lowry
    As I've said before, McCain deserves a large part of the credit for the surge—he pushed to have it implemented both in his public advocacy and his behind-the-scenes lobbying of the Bush administration, and he has been its foremost defender. Romney wasn't as enthusiastic about it and in his body language, if nothing else seemed ready to distance himself from it if it failed. This is a perfectly legitimate issue for McCain to raise, and he has, by saying things like Romney was "looking at his shoes" while he was putting it all on the line for the surge. But...