Tag Archives: Anderson Cooper

White Power shoutouts from the White House

As everyone else is writing about the Trump’s first hundred days, how he didn’t accomplish anything that he’d said that he would, and how he just responded with yet another lie, telling the American people that, despite what we might hear from the “lying press,” he’s kept his promises, I’ve decided to spend my time […]

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Rick Snyder to speak at U-M’s April 30 commencement

When I graduated from U-M, Hillary Clinton was our commencement speaker. I don’t recall there being protesters outside, but she wasn’t a popular choice. There was quite a bit of debate on campus after the initial announcement, and, then, during her speech, which was delivered in the U-M stadium, I remember that there was a […]

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How the right wing echo chamber makes lies real

Did you hear that Obama is traveling to India this week? Did you hear that it’s going to cost the U.S. taxpayers over $2 billion, and require the deployment of 34 war ships? Yup. It’s going to cost the U.S. taxpayers more per day than it does to fight the entire war in Afghanistan! It’s […]

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One last post about Christine O’Donnell

I wasn’t going to post anything here about Christine O’Donnell’s recent debate, during which she seemed to laugh at her opponent for suggesting that the separation of church and state is guaranteed in the Constitution. As the exact phrase “separation of church and state” isn’t actually in the Constitution, I thought that I’d cut her […]

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Armstrong speaks out on Shirvell harassment

Chris Armstrong, the University of Michigan undergraduate student body President being harassed by Assistant Attorney General of Michigan Andrew Shirvell, appeared with Anderson Cooper last night. Here’s the video: While I know plenty of gay men who would love to meet Anderson Cooper, I wouldn’t wish these circumstances on anyone. To my knowledge, Shirvell, a […]

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