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Stewart and Colbert on the debt ceiling “compromise”

Here, for those of you without basic cable, is what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert had to say about the so-called compromise. The Daily Show – Dealageddon! – A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering CompromiseGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political […]

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Rewriting history in Texas

Remember how I told you that Republicans in Texas were attempting to make a few “minor” changes to their state’s K-12 history textbooks, like removing any mention of that little “separation of church and state” thing? Well, it looks like they’ve made some tremendous headway in the last few days. Since we last discussed it, […]

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How Christian were our Founding Fathers?

It’s a question that we’ve discussed here many times over the past half-dozen years – how Christian were the founding fathers? And this weekend’s New York Times magazine goes into a great deal of depth on the subject, while exploring the current battle being waged within the Texas School Board on the rewriting of American […]

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