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Date : May 2006

Just Another Freedom

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Published on: 2006.05.15

I read an article on TheSwamp today that disturbed me. Actually, it wasn’t the article that disturbed me; it was some of the comments. (Click “an article” above and scroll down to the comments.) The article discusssed a possible leak about the U.S. government spying on “unofficial leaks” to the news media. Comments began arguing[…]

King Kong (2005)

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Published on: 2006.05.14

(A Movie Review) Like my brother said, “It could have been a lot shorter.” “King Kong” (directed by Peter Jackson) was a three-hour, eight-minute foray into one of the great legends of American cinema. I believe it was the advertisement for the 1976 remake that gave me nightmares as a child. I never saw that[…]

41 States to Go

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Published on: 2006.05.08

Recently, ABC News did a story about doctors’ frustrations with the FDA over the “morning after” pill. Apparently, it’s only available without a prescription in nine states. Some people say it’s the same as abortion, since the egg is already implanted when the pills action prevents it from implanting in the uterus. Make your own[…]

Immigration Demonstration in NYC

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Published on: 2006.05.02

CLICK HERE for some pictures of the immigration demonstrations in New York City. All Photos by Marline François.

A Gas Price Solution

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Published on: 2006.05.01

One Texas town is reportedly calling for a boycott of ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil company, and the world’s most profitable corporation of any kind, according to Forbes.com. Of course, the town’s 13,000 residents didn’t all agree on it, but a poll showed that about three-quarters of them plan to participate. And, of course, I’m[…]

Immigration Built This Country

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Published on: 2006.05.01

(My apologies for not posting here in a while. I’ll try to be better about that in the future.) Hey, I don’t want to jump into an anthill of debate here, about immigration, but let’s just set out a few things that we can (probably) all agree on: 1. Nearly every person in the United[…]

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