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What Would a Muslim Congress Look Like? Take a Peek.

American Christian conservatives have a bizarre fantasy driving their zeal to ban the building of mosques in America, a fantasy that involves a group making up only 0.6% of the adult U.S. population somehow stacking the Supreme Court, state legislatures and the U.S. Congress with

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Homework: Read and Reflect On S. 1686, the JUSTICE Act

Homework, O ye irregularities adrift in a regular world: 1. Read S. 1686 — the JUSTICE Act, a bill introduced late last week by Democratic Senator Russell Feingold of Wisconsin. It’s such a new bill that the Library of Congress hasn’t yet processed it and

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8 Months Wasted: Resign, Senator Kennedy, Resign

Head to the Boston Globe to find the full-size photo of Senator Edward Kennedy receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom. But Senator Edward Kennedy is not there; he’s back in Massachusetts, suffering from brain cancer. The most his son Patrick can tell President Obama after

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The Principled Opposition to Health Care Reform

Republican webshop TheRightWing is selling these postcards like hotcakes: You know, some people say that opposition to Barack Obama’s agenda has an element of racism. But I don’t think so. No, no, no. Why do people jump to conclusions like that?

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?