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steve-hauk's picture
Feb.07.2009
In the summer of 2000 Michael Katakis, preparing for an exhibition of his photographs at the Royal Geographical Society, wrote from London: ``I no longer believe in countries, corporations, nationalism or unbridled capitalism. What I believe in is the right of the people in these photographs to...
edmund-jenks's picture
Jan.31.2009
Former Maryland Lt. Gov. and newly elected Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) Michael Steele has stated that marriage is a covenant between one man, one woman and God. Image Credit: Chris Gardner/AP Steele Up ... And Rebuild For Conservative Principles Conservative thinking voters...
tina-pabon's picture
Jan.27.2009
Most of you may  not know I am a Libertarian with firm believes in what our forefathers so admerably fought for. They left King George's hold to be free from Religious oppression and Taxation. They sought freedom to own their own  land and see fit what to do with it. The worked hard and never took...
heather-sewell's picture
Jan.21.2009
I am highly disappointed in Obama's speech.  Although brilliantly articulated and phenomenally inspiring to the masses, he failed to recognize one group of people in this "amazing" speech.  Where was acknowledgement of the Native American Indians?  You know, the ones that were kicked...
steve-hauk's picture
Jan.21.2009
Thomas Hill was a probable suicide, an artist whose work was considered passe toward the end of his life, yet one of his paintings was seen by the Obamas and tens of millions of people _ perhaps hundreds of millions _ during the Presidential Inauguration ceremonies Tuesday. (Click on image to...
teresa-jusino's picture
Jan.21.2009
It is Day One of a new world.  A more hopeful world.  A more giving world.  There have already been glimmers of it earlier in the week.  People took Obama's challenge to serve....seriously.  All over the country people were seeking out ways to volunteer on Monday....helping in their communities, or...
robert-gray's picture
Jan.20.2009
Many of you have already seen this poem, but it seems appropriate to pull it back out for today.    i wish that i were langston hughesor even maya angelouable to cry out for freedomover the roofs of the worldfrom a position of surprisingand unaccustomed strengthbut sadly i am notfor no matter...
deborah-grabien's picture
Jan.20.2009
Hey, it looks like the new administration's handlers noticed a few of us non-believers getting cranky, out there in Faceless Demographicland: ""For we know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus — and non-...
steve-hauk's picture
Jan.19.2009
When the painting came in, several people made the comment it looked like Barack Obama. The face was handsome, seemed mixed race, the skin a light ebony, the features in some ways Caucasian, there was the wisp of a mustache, the brows dark and eyes deep set, and the young man was holding a...
deborah-grabien's picture
Jan.14.2009
I am, much to many peoples' annoyance/consternation/dismay, very much not a supporter of Barack Obama. Really, seriously, ever so very not. I am enough of a not-supporter that I left the Democratic Party after 35 years when it became clear Kennedy, Reid and Dean - known around chez Grabien as...