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phil-naessens's picture
Sep.25.2012
For the past couple of weeks I've been defending the replacement referees because I find it unfair to place the blame for their incompetance on them. After all the replacements are only there because the NFL hired them, right? Let's all be honest for a minute here. If you were a D3 football...
steven-belanger's picture
Apr.22.2012
  Photo: BP icon, from its Wikipedia page.     I used to have a column in my college newspaper with the above title.  I didn't care much for the title--or, as it turns out, looking back, for my writing abilities--at the time.  And I don't care much for the title now,...
clinton-fein's picture
Mar.04.2012
As advertisers flee, Rush Limbaugh, in the worst attempt at spin control ever uttered by anyone facing a widespread public backlash, offered a half-hearted explanation for his unconscionable attack on a Georgetown University law student, Sandra Fluke. Limbaugh, who triple-downed calling Sandra...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Jan.12.2012
Dear Taylor,   I don't know if you'll read this, I hope you do. I just watched the video you did promotinga boycott of Girl Scout cookies. Why? Because some troops are letting in transgendergirls. And you're not happy about it. First off, a little about me: I was a Brownie. I looked around...
naseem-rakha's picture
Nov.11.2011
  Your a parent - you have a choice - send your child to the Nike Child Development Center or the Joe Paterno Child Development Center.  No brainer, right? Not for Nike.  In the wake of news that legendary coach, Joe Paterno, did not go to the police after learning his defensive...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.22.2011
Regardless of the platform writers have to use to make their work available, the work of the writer will always be needed. All those words need their origin. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   National Writers Union & Newspaper Guild End Huffington Post BoycottBy Jason Boog The National...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Jun.09.2010
MASADA, Israel — A parade of bejeweled camels, elaborately costumed warriors and prancing horses crossed the stage. Jerusalem had fallen to a conqueror from the east. The high priest predicted disaster and the wrath of a vengeful deity. Three hours later, with searchlights flitting across the...
phil-bronstein's picture
Apr.26.2010
Let's just throw the entire state of Arizona into the slammer. And not just the old school mobsters, dicey arms salesmen and jaywalkers - all 6.6 million residents should be put away in a safe place until we sort out what kind of ongoing criminal thought enterprise they've got happening there...
bryant-simon's picture
Mar.03.2010
Singapore’s Chua Chin Hon wrote in the Straits Times in 2003, “I’m no anti-globalization protestor, nor am I about to become one.”  But after the “American coffee giant” – his words – opened in Beijing’s Forbidden City, he thought he could understand “a little of the rage against the global...
michael-thomas-ford's picture
Jun.09.2009
Yesterday, instead of working on the new novel, I spent a great deal of time reading the comments on my friend Michael Rowe's Huffington Post piece regarding the Sacramento, California radio jocks (Rob Williams and Arnie States of KRXQ's Rob, Arnie & Dawn in the Morning) who recently thought it...