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Feline Acceptance on Rise; Small Killable Animals Alarmed

     Recently, there has been a disturbing trend sweeping our cities. Once it was vilified, put in corners, seen as a negative lifestly. However, it has emerged out of the shadows and is making gains in polite society. 907 more words

Humor And Satire

Doug Anderson: Rood Shadow

They get Jesus
in a back room

at the country club,
tell him,

Let’s get you some
new clothes

and could you
step over there… 200 more words

Social Justice

The Great Carrot War

     Due to increasingly popular demand (which to a writer is anything more than two people asking about a story in the course of a year) I am including the official account of the “Great Carrot War” of 2010, in which the soul of my house was fought for in the fires of bad produce. 675 more words

Humor And Satire

John Oliver: Ferguson, MO and Police Militarization

Aug 17, 2014.

In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, John Oliver explores the racial inequality in treatment by police as well as the increasing militarization of America’s local police forces.

Social Justice

Baseball

     Baseball is a worrying thing. This may be because when I was a kid, it was also something like a religion. Admittedly, this would be a religion that you could get a concussion from watching its most revered and feared relic soar toward you in an arc of cowhide and terror before randomly taking down any convert watching the game, but perhaps that isn’t too different from traditional religion anyway. 1,741 more words

Humor And Satire

Getting the Hogs out of the Creek

“Recovering politician” Jim Hightower says of our democracy, “The water won’t clear up until we get the hogs out of the creek.” Bill Moyers interviews Jim to find out how ordinary people can reclaim political power.

Opinion Leaders

Good Golly, Miss Molly

I’m a seventh generation Texan, and I’d like to offer an apology to the people of the United States for all the crooks and nitwits we’ve sent to Washington. 143 more words

Opinion Leaders