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September 30, 2014
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Digest for September 30th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 30th from 12:09 to 13:57: 5 Habits of Highly Compassionate Men – Having compassion leads to increased happiness, … Continue reading

September 29, 2014
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Digest for September 29th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 29th from 10:51 to 11:37: New Law Gives Trans Californians Respect After Death – A new law in … Continue reading

September 26, 2014
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Wingnut Week In Review:

The announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation brought out the nuttiest of wingnuts. Obama saluted with a latte, setting off the usual calls for impeachment. Meanwhile, Kansas raised funds and generated buzz.

September 25, 2014
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Digest for September 25th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 25th from 15:18 to 15:23: GOP war on black voters quietly re-ignites: New ploys show it’s not just … Continue reading

September 24, 2014
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Anger Is Still A Privilege in “Post-Racial” America

The New York Times caught hell for an article characterizing television producer Shonda Rhimes as an “angry black woman,” but anger is still privileged in “post-racial” America. The only thing more shocking than Alessandra Stanley’s New York Times article that … Continue reading

September 23, 2014
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Digest for September 23rd

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 23rd from 11:51 to 16:43: In a post-Ferguson world, Americans increasingly doubt the notion of colorblind justice – … Continue reading

September 22, 2014
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Digest for September 22nd

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 22nd from 13:27 to 13:33: GOP Defrauds Voters – The GOP is working desperately to deny the right … Continue reading

September 19, 2014
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Wingnut Week In Review: Return To the “Appalachian Trail”

With one bizarre Facebook post Rep. Mark Sanford (R, SC) dis-engaged his “Appalachian Trail” “soulmate,” and went from comeback kid to punchline. And that’s not even the crazy part. Dumping someone via Facebook isn’t new. Countless teenagers do it every … Continue reading

September 18, 2014
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Beyond Ferguson: Ending Racial Profiling In America

America must stop “following tragedy with embarrassment,” and pass the End Racial Profiling Act, before the next city that’s “one dead black teenager away from burning to the ground” catches fire. “How many more Michael Browns will we have?”, Sen. … Continue reading

September 17, 2014
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Digest for September 17th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 17th from 15:18 to 15:25: Adrian Peterson and what our fathers did to us: we have not turned … Continue reading

September 15, 2014
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Digest for September 15th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 15th from 13:34 to 13:37: What Happened When Some Libertarians Went Off to Build Ayn Rand’s Vision of … Continue reading

September 15, 2014
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I’m not sure that Chris Brown is the best person to be advising Ray Rice right about now. Just sayin’.

September 11, 2014
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Digest for September 11th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 11th from 10:33 to 12:13: Not Ready To Love A Gay Child? Then Don’t Have Kids – Parents … Continue reading

September 10, 2014
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Digest for September 10th

Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about, for September 10th from 15:28 to 16:52: My name is Richard and I am an addict – an Apple addict … Continue reading