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Keeping An Open Mind

Having seen the effects of alcoholism and abusive behavior first hand, I try to keep an open mind. I’ve lost two loved one’s to suicide caused by their addiction. Nothing excuses Mel Gibson’s behavior when he was arrested the other night in Malibu. His comments we deplorable, it’s common knowledge that he has a history […]

Frist Follows House Lead, Links Wage Hike to Estate Tax Cut

Senate Leader Bill Frist followed the lead of the Republican House members today and linked the minimum wage increase to an estate tax cut. The only opportunity this year to increase the minimum wage and renew popular tax breaks will be linked to a reduction in the estate tax, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., […]

Gibson’s Second Apology

As Pamela already reported, Mel Gibson has issued a second apology for his statements over the weekend, this time addressing his anti-Semitism after dodging the issue in his first apology. There‚Äôs both the personal level to this and the issues of his beliefs. On a personal level I would like to see Gibson receive any […]

Mel Gibson Apologizes, Appeals to Jewish Community for Help

As Ron reported last night ABC canceled Mel Gibson’s Holocaust miniseries. AP News reports via ABC News that Mel Gibson today issued a second apology appealing to the Jewish community whom he has offended and asking for help in finding the “appropriate path for healing.” The scandal surrounding Gibson’s arrest and tirade has created quite […]

Nixon’s Plans Declassified

Has Nixon’s “secret plan” to end the war finally be revealed? Declassified documents show he considered using nuclear weapons against North Vietnam.