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12March

The Anti-Gay Law in Uganda and the Miracle of Denial

Since Uganda's anti-gay law was signed recently, it's been amusing (and maddening) to watch various religious right characters scurry for cover.  When nobody was watching, the holier-than-thou set have been visiting Uganda preaching their extreme anti-gay views.  Now that people are appalled at Uganda's life-in-prison-for-homosexuals law, the "evangelical" right-wing preachers are laying low or rewriting history.
 
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26February

Discrimination License

Thankfully, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer just vetoed the "religious freedom" bill that would've given people carte blanche to discriminate against gay people (and others, for that matter).  The most baffling thing is that there exists a state legislature that would pass this bill.  The bill in Arizona that was promoted by the innocuous-sounding "Center for Arizona Policy," would've allowed businesses to refuse service to anyone who offended their religious sensibilities.  (Gracious me, a homosexual eating steak on a Friday!)
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19February

Jack Gerard's American Petroleum Institute

Keystone XL and tar sands oil are emissions-free wonders that will do everything good you ever thought possible.  (At least according to the American Petroleum Institute.)  Let's take a look at the organization that has been lobbying their heart out to get Keystone XL approved.
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12February

Obamacare Job Killers!

With the recent report by the Congressional Budget Office, a portion of which announced that there would be two million fewer jobs, the anti-Obamacare crew went nuts.  It was widely reported in the media that this meant two million job losses, eek!  What many people failed to notice, however, was that the CBO report was talking about jobs, or hours at jobs, that people voluntarily stop working.
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05February

The Wheels on the (Tech) Bus

Look out, Manhattan, here we come!  With the once-mysterious giant gleaming white buses now embroiled in local controversy, San Francisco is becoming the national poster city for sky-high housing prices and income disparity.
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