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A Moment of Opportunity: American Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa

This is a rather long video of a speech President Obama gave recently about American foreign policy as it relates to the Middle East and North Africa. Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Iran, and Israel are featured heavily. I don’t know what … Continue reading

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A Call for Action

There’s a new organization forming for equality for the GLBT community. It’s called All Out and you can find their website here. If you care about equality for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, or for people who fall within the spectra … Continue reading

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101 Things About Me, Part Eight

I consider myself a moderate liberal. On some topics, such as financial measures, I agree more with the conservatives, so I am fiscally conservative. I don’t think we should have bailed out the banks or the car companies, to the … Continue reading

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Why Pro-Choice Is Better

This is why I think Sarah Palin’s stance on abortion is wrong. She, and the religious right, are making broad strokes which don’t cover all the possibilities which make up the mosaic of American life. To extend the painting metaphor, paintings with just one color are boring to look at. Continue reading

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Flags are Optional

On Citizenship What makes a citizen? Is it the location of your birth? Is it the gods we worship? The flag we fly on our house so we are not accused of sympathizing with terrorists? Or is it something deeper? … Continue reading

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See How They Lie

While I respect John McCain and thank him for his service to this country in a hrrible war (that’d be Viet Nam, for those who don’t remember), I just don’t think he needs to be President. I don’t think being a POW for 5-1/2 years is a qualifying trait for the Presidency. Continue reading

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