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SongoftheDay: WE'RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT by TWISTED SISTER

SongoftheDay: WE’RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT by TWISTED SISTER

Wearing skin-tight jeans and snakeskin boots, his eyes lined with mascara, Dee Snider strode into the US Senate’s Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee to confront an array of sharp-suited congressmen and their wives. 368 more words

Fuck 'n Right

FLASHBACK: The obscenity trial that made H. R. Giger an icon for punk rock and free speech

(Again, another important case to remember.  This court fiasco almost cost Biafra his label; Alternative Tentacles was almost bankrupted because folks got offended by art inside a record sleeve.   1,118 more words

Crazy

Why I Don't Vote

Being born in 1971 has allowed me to grow with the decades. My childhood was in the ’70s, I spent my teenage angst in the ’80s, and the ’90s was the time of becoming a young adult. 1,622 more words

Politics

Watch Jello Biafra and Tipper Gore discuss censorship on Oprah in 1986

As the UK faces what looks like a repressive Tory government and the Americans come to terms with Obama being their Tony Blair, it’s time to take a lesson from history. 138 more words

Culture

JAMES TARANTO: The Tipping Point

Wall Street Journal: The Clinton Foundation keeps taking foreign gratuities.

Where’s Tipper Gore when you need her? “One of the great political mysteries of the early 2016 presidential campaign has been solved,” David Knowles of Bloomberg Politics reports, one hopes sarcastically: “Hillary Clinton did not leave a tip at the Chipotle restaurant she visited during her road trip to Iowa on Sunday.” Manager Charles Wright tells Knowles that ”the other lady,” presumably Huma Abedein, handed $21 to the counterman. 28 more words

Politics

How It Feels to Be Falsely Accused

During my half century career, I thought I had experienced every aspect of the justice system: as a law clerk, I had participated in the judging aspect; as a law professor, I taught more than 10,000 students about criminal law and legal ethics; as a practicing lawyer, I tried cases, both in front of juries and judges. 1,032 more words

Queen Elizabeth

Al Gore for president?

Ezra Klein is a bright young man. He’s a frequent TV news talk show guest and once contributed essays to the Washington Post.

He now writes for Vox — and he’s put forward a patently absurd, but still interesting idea: Al Gore should run for president of the United States. 264 more words

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