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High School Orders Special Needs Student He Can’t Wear a Letter Jacket

The Principal of the school said he had considered everything and because the young man was only involved in extracurricular basketball, he would not be permitted to wear the letter jacket.   990 more words

Politics

False Equivalence

You may not be owned, but still may have been bought;
You may have slow speech, and yet not have slow thought

Because you are nice doesn’t mean that you’re frail; 53 more words

Original Poems

FemFreq and the potato salad

In this particularly notable “Shortpacked” comic, the character neatly explains how Batman is not a sexually objectified character, due to what is called “False Equivalence”. 781 more words

False equivalency and its discontents

Today, President Obama slammed the media’s go to catch-phrase: “Both sides are to blame”.

As Greg Sargent quotes Pres. Obama:

“You’ll hear if you watch the nightly news or you read the newspapers that, well, there’s gridlock, Congress is broken, approval ratings for Congress are terrible. 

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Articles

How utterly debased New York Times reporting is in two simple blog posts and why that matters to people who don't read the Times

First, a key paragraph from the offending Times article:

Few issues ignite such passion among the base of both parties. Democrats argue that the laws are intended to keep poor voters away from the polls because they often have difficulty obtaining identification.

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