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Double standards

Courtland Milloy posed an interesting question in today’s Washington Post… What would the response of government and citizenry have been if the armed militia movement we’re seeing spread across America had been almost exclusively black, instead of white? Here’s a clip: Imagine that the inauguration of President George W. Bush had sparked an explosive rise […]

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Paying the environmental price for the fuck-ups of other states

The people of Florida have been standing up to oil industry pressure for decades. While their neighboring coastal states have approved off-shore drilling, in hopes creating jobs, and filling their coffers, the people of Florida have stood strong, opting to forgo immediate financial gratification, and instead safeguard their shoreline and wetlands for future generations. Of […]

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Drill Baby Drill… or maybe not

I’ve been looking all over the web to see if Sarah “Drill Baby Drill” Palin has mentioned the catastrophic crude oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, but I haven’t been able to find anything. Word is, the oil, which is pouring into the Gulf at a rate of 210,000 gallons a day, will reach […]

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