Tag: aclu

Netroots Nation recap

I wasn’t there this year. This is the second year in a row in which I missed the gathering. Sorry!! I was truly inspired by what I saw via streaming. My friend Marcy was there. Here’s her recap. (BTW, I completely agree. This thang has to be about the middle class. If we do right by the middle class we will do right by the county!): Sorry to be AWOL for most of Netroots Nation. bmaz says I’ve been offline for the last few days because we’ve been drunk and busy, but it seems to me I’ve just been incredibly busy

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Grab bag Monday

How are you this evening? Several years ago, as I was searching for a theme for my blog, I started watching the O’Reilly factor. I would listen to his rant and then I would post the rant plus whatever I thought he got wrong or distorted. I got tired of documenting the egregious errors of Fox news. I just figured that Fox doesn’t care. They are going to say what they want to say regardless of the facts. (watch the video) Libya confuses me. Libya’s dictator Muammar Gaddafi appears to be a repugnant dictator with little or no redeeming qualities. If

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"Everybody hates me," states judge who blocked interracial marriage

Nope, I don’t hate you. I think that you’re ignorant and ill-informed, but I don’t hate you. So you got that wrong, too. From RS: Terence McKay: ‘If it wasn’t for interracial couples … we wouldn’t have our president’ Beth and Terence McKay wouldn’t be married today if Keith Bardwell, a justice of the peace in Hammond, Louisiana, had his way. Bardwell became the subject of intense controversy last week when he refused to grant a marriage license to the interracial couple, saying he fears for the offspring of mixed-race marriages. Since then, the Louisiana chapter of the ACLU has called

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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