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OBAMA SAYS HE IS NOT PARTISAN: GOP HAS GONE OFF THE RAILS

Last night Obama was in Seattle at a DNC event doing what he does best. “I will say, for all the Democrats around here, I’m not overly partisan. 137 more words

Politics

There's More Than One Way to Objectify a Woman

While I was looking for podcasts to listen to at work, I came across The Catholic Underground. The word “Underground” gave me hope

for something subversive, a hope which remained sadly unfulfilled. 650 more words

Hierarchy & Laity

MH370 and MH17: A Criminological Inquiry

By Prof. Jason Kissner

Four months after the vanishing of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was brought down by a surface-to-air missile. 1,324 more words

Public Opinion

COACH DUNGY SAYS HE WOULDN'T HAVE DRAFTED MICHAEL SAMS: WOULDN'T WANT TO DEAL WITH IT

KDKA: “Former Pittsburgh Steeler defensive coordinator, NFL head coach, and NBC analyst Tony Dungy is making headlines after reportedly saying he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam because he is gay, and wouldn’t want to “deal with it.” Dungy told the Tampa Tribune that he wouldn’t have taken Sam.” 155 more words

News

"Don't Do What I Did" - Ellsberg Billboard Urges Whistleblowers

Secretary of State John Kerry recently invoked the name of Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, while denouncing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Now there’s a billboard that features Ellsberg… 80 more words

Government

The fight for an independent press is a fight for an open Internet.

Jeff Cohen, RootsAction.Org

Internet

What a difference...

Forty-five years ago today Americans walked on the moon. Let that sink in for a minute. Three guys strapped themselves on top of the largest rocket ever built and were blasted away from the surface of the earth, traveled three days, and then landed for the first time on an alien world. 137 more words

Government & Politics