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Airplane Jokes, or, Freedom Costs a buck o’five

I was 15 when 9/11 happened — still going through my teenage angst years, and still fond of pissing people off for my immediate amusement. I’d name my character “Osama” in video games, and try to fly vehicles into other … Continue reading

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Dinesh D’souza makes my blood boil

I recently read an article in The Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/12/gingrich-obama-kenyan-worldview_n_713686.html) slamming Newt Gingrich for accusing Obama of having a Kenyan anti-colonial worldview. Critics have been quick to point out the way in which his statements might fuel further myth-mongering regarding … Continue reading

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