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Posted 12/18/2011 01:14:22 EST
Ah, the spirit of the season: division and churlishness. Happy Holidays!
Posted 12/18/2011 12:43:26 EST
I had not considered that-- I wonder that the researchers had not either! Great letter.
Posted 12/18/2011 12:40:44 EST
Why was this letter published?
Posted 12/18/2011 12:35:54 EST
Let's also stop race-based admission to prisons.
Posted 12/18/2011 12:32:26 EST
Actually, Lowes made the decision to advertise in the first place, presumably, because it was a good business decision-- their decision to pull was based on a fringe group's objection.
Posted 12/15/2011 09:13:05 EST
This wasn't "found." It was there all along, waiting to be read.
Posted 12/15/2011 09:06:39 EST
You are right in theory, but it doesn't matter that you are right in theory. Teens have sex. Teens get pregnant. Saying something ought not to happen doesn't solve anything.
Posted 12/14/2011 09:41:06 EST
And what about Silverman's comment wasn't "live and let live?" If Tebow is constitutionally protected to pray, Silverman is constitutionally protected to say it isn't appropriate. And you are constitu more »
Posted 12/11/2011 08:48:56 EST
Children can already pray in school whenever the _children_ want. They just cannot be _compelled_ to pray by the school. Perry wants to make prayer compulsory. I'm about to use a phrase that has irked more »
Posted 12/11/2011 01:05:54 EST
1.6 million. Taste is expensive. more »
Posted 12/11/2011 01:03:33 EST
Homeopathy: the science of getting paid for a tiny bottle of water. more »
Posted 12/11/2011 12:36:44 EST
If you don't bring your religion into the White House, I won't bring your religion into the ballot box. Republican candidates (Perry especially, but I include all of them here) are touting their relig more »
Posted 12/10/2011 02:33:47 EST
A very sensible letter! One small thing, though: the "battle" did not erupt in Rhode Island, it erupted on Faux news. more »
Posted 12/10/2011 02:32:02 EST
When the state sponsors it, it had better be a holiday tree. If you put it up right after Thanksgiving, and keep it on display through New Year, it is certainly a holiday-season tree. Happy Holidays, more »
Posted 12/09/2011 09:40:01 EST
Apparently, his god isn't the one of the 'thou shalt not bear false witness' variety.. Perry and his religion in the white house-- that's scary. more »
Posted 12/08/2011 09:07:01 EST
Now that corporations are people, let's tax them like people and limit campaign contributions from all people to $500. more »
Posted 12/08/2011 09:04:11 EST
This is a faux controversy invented by Faux news for the purpose of garnering ratings and making money, opening up a brand-new frontier in the commercialization of the holiday season. more »
Posted 12/04/2011 11:36:15 EST
On the contrary, my family are here in the US. It's not thoughtful membership that makes us citizens, but accidents of birth and the locations of the people we love. This also explains a lot of religi more »
Posted 12/04/2011 11:25:15 EST
I notice you don't quote or specify the occasions to which you refer. Aren't stings warranted? Stupidity, ignorance, and malice might as well be answered with wit, knowledge, and bitter humor. Take fo more »
Posted 12/02/2011 09:47:18 EST
All existing pit pulls should be spayed or neutered, and the breed should be allowed to die out. more »
Posted 12/01/2011 09:00:24 EST
I am sorry for his family, but his use of this family tragedy is nonsense, or worse. No matter how compelling the emotional impact of this story may be, the truth is that socialized medicine and even more »
Posted 11/30/2011 07:23:37 EST
This guy-- this guy who says rules make you free-- is going to guard your rights? more »
Posted 11/29/2011 09:47:07 EST
Since I often spend my lunch hours dodging hordes of tourists, I welcome the restrictions and hope they continue after the Occupy tents are gone. more »
Posted 11/28/2011 05:53:06 EST
Mindless cheering is not patriotism. Thoughtful criticism is not treason. more »
Posted 11/25/2011 11:33:50 EST
Within your church, you may discriminate as you choose, but when you enter the public sphere, bigotry and putting your own judgment above those of your clients is not permitted. No one has suggested t more »