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Celebrating ‘American Land’

Celebrating: American Land: You’ve got to love the irony in this: About 1,000 people from around the globe became U.S. citizens at Walt Disney World, raising their right hands in front of Cinderella’s castle at the Magic Kingdom as the oath was read by Emilio Gonzalez, head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Only in […]

The Reign of Witches Is Coming to an End

Ding… Dong… The witches are Melting…. Melting… Scott Horton writes in Harper’s today, the Republican reign is coming to an end… Invoking Thomas Jefferson’s famous The Reign of Witches Is Coming to an End. “Today is the Fourth of July,” says Horton and “We should remember that on this day our ancestors (well, mine anyway) […]

What’s Wrong With This Headline?

What’s wrong with this headline? Kevin Sullivan pointed this out on his blog, Mulling It Over From The Middle. I took the extra step of grabbing the screen shot below, as headlines like this tend to disappear after some outcry from the blogosphere and readers: So… Reuters reports that former Vice President Al Gore’s 24-year-old […]