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Should you help homeless people? Why or why not?

I think we should absolutely help homeless people. The real question is how to help them. A handout to a person standing on the corner with a sign is perhaps not the best way to make a difference.   24 more words


Working the long con

A couple of weeks ago, there was a big, late-night thunderstorm. Like a lot of dogs, Ms. P does not enjoy the noise, so she convinced Poppy to wake up and join/protect her in a quieter room for the night. 50 more words


Goldilock and the Three Branches of Government

Once upon a time, there were three branches of Government, i.e., the majority in the House of Representatives were Grifters, the minority in the Senate were con artists, but the Presidency was BRILLIANT! 58 more words

The Fables Of Corporate Media

Nine Queens

Following on from last week’s look at a Brazilian film classic, I wanted to stick with film for a while longer as we continue our exploration of the very best crime fiction stories from World Cup winning nations. 765 more words

Latin America

…and the Floodgates of Discrimination Open

decision is beginning to reverberate: A group of faith leaders is urging the Obama administration to include a religious exemption in a forthcoming LGBT anti-discrimination action.

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Xristian Xraxies

Here's Your Cheese Sandwich With a Side of Stupid

#SCOTUS ruled in favor of religious freedom by taking a stand w/ #HobbyLobby. Religious liberty will remain intact: http://t.co/3QfueOReXC

— Senator Rand Paul (@SenRandPaul) …

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In Their Own Words

Elmer Gantry Was a Piker

I didn’t realize until too late that Ralph Reed, Jack Abramoff’s glabrous grifting pool boy was having the Fetus-Fondling God-Botherers hootenany until too late to prep for it: 179 more words

Xristian Xraxies