All Further Articles for 2010-10-12

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down
An online collective art project and "living portrait of the Man In Black," The Johnny Cash Project has released a broadcast version of a video that combines Cash singing the title song of his final album with 250,000, frame-by-frame drawings by fans. Director Chris Milk says the project seeks to create an ever-evolving video that, like Cash, celebrates the themes of mortality and resurrection.
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Decision-Makers, Listen Up
In news many of us kinda already figured out, a Chicago researcher tells Congress today that most of the world's suicide attacks over the past 30 years stem not from religious fundamentalism, but from military occupation , usually ours. Robert Pape's six-year study also found a big spike in Afghanistan bombings - 12 to 450, with deaths up by a third since Obama's surge.
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We March. We Drill. We Fall. We Kill Six Million Jews.
Rich Iott, House GOP candidate from Ohio, has defended his weekend hobby of dressing up and playing Nazi - not just any Nazi, but a particularly murderous division of the SS - as a "purely historical" exercise. Calling criticisms of him "mudslinging," he cited his fascination for "a relatively small country that from a strictly military point of view accomplished incredible things." The group's truly creepy recruitment video in More . From Wiking.org: "Thousands of valiant men died defending their respective countries in the name of a better tomorrow. We salute these idealists; no matter how unsavory the Nazi government was, the front-line soldiers of the Waffen-SS gave their lives for their loved ones and a basic desire to be free."
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