Daily Archives: January 13, 2012

Fuck civility!

A little over a year ago a crazy man with a gun shot some people. Several of them died. If he had just been shooting up a post office or a school nobody would wonder about his political motivations. One … Continue reading

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Losing hearts and minds

Marines Face Potential Prosecution for Video Desecrating Corpses At least two U.S. Marines face potential prosecution for urinating on Afghan corpses in a video that spread globally, complicating U.S. talks with the Taliban. The Marine Corps has identified two of … Continue reading

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St. Tebow’s Fire

John Parr, who originally wrote and recorded St. Elmo’s fire (which is almost an anthem to some of us of a certain age, ahem), explains to NPR why he re-wrote it for Tebow: NPR:Are you a fan of Tim Tebow … Continue reading

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Truth vigilantes?

Arthur S. Brisbane, Public Editor of The New York Times: Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante? I’m looking for reader input on whether and when New York Times news reporters should challenge “facts” that are asserted by newsmakers they … Continue reading

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