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King Henry VIII In San Francisco

This painting of King Henry The Eighth is in the hallway of my hotel in San Francisco. I am fairly confident that this particular monarch never left Europe, much less traveled to the Pacific coast of North America. Why would a hotel post a painting

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Pelosi Confronted By Health Care Protest

The imbalanced political position Nancy Pelosi has placed herself in is expressed beautifully, I think, by the uncomfortable expression on the face of Pelosi aide Michael Herbert, as shown in this photograph taken during Friday’s protest.

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After Penn, Watch The Times of Harvey Milk

After you watch Sean Penn in the big-screen motion picture Milk, go rent the 1985 documentary The Times of Harvey Milk and see the real man, his contemporaries and his time for yourself. I was a small kid when Harvey Milk, the first openly-gay elected

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San Francisco Calls Post-Election Demonstration: 5:00 PM

The list of November 5 post-election political demonstrations is growing. In San Francisco, people will meet at 5:00 PM today at the corner of Market and Powell Streets to attend “this open-air event, inviting everyone including you.” The goal: to advocate for the actual enactment

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