Last year, the the Southern Poverty Law Center‘s “Hate Map” identified four “hate groups” operating in South Dakota. The 2009 map is out and it says South Dakota had three hate groups active in 2009, two of which are making repeat appearances.
Once again, the best known is the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, which was […]
Philosophical concepts tend to be topics for abstract discussions in ivory towers. In that setting, the real world sometimes seems secondary to applying various modes of logic and reasoning. Cameroon-born author Léonora Miano’s novel Dark Heart of the Night illustrates how fiction can personify such concepts and their role in the lives of one or […]
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So, Health Care Bill Becomes Law: Where’s the Black Helicopters?
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“Like Lindsay Lohan, March Madness is something you can’t avoid hearing about no matter how hard you try.”
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Saving the Goggle students
The dark side of American protest […]
Stupid Legislative Trick of the Week: A Minnesota Senate committee has approved a bill requiring state employees to only use lodging with “clean hotel policies and procedures.” And what, may you ask, are those? Well, they are “policies and procedures to reasonably eliminate within the facility the availability of sexually explicit work[.]” And here I […]
When people hear the word LSD or the phrase “turn on, tune in, drop out,” a couple images likely come to mind. One is Timothy Leary, the most publicized advocate of LSD. Another is a group of spaced-out hippies in psychedelic clothing (often optional) at a “be-in.” What probably doesn’t come to mind is a […]