All Further Articles for 2011-01-03

Monday, January 3, 2011
Dear Dr. Laura, Why Can't I Own Canadians As Slaves?
Today was the first day for Dr. Laura on satellite radio. There, she will no doubt argue her case that homosexuality is "an abomination" like it says in Leviticus 18:22. Still, other Bibilical admonitions raise some key questions. Among them: Should we smite our neighbors if they don't like the smell of our burning bull and how much should we get for our daughters when we sell them into slavery? "Most of my male friends get their hair trimmed, including the hair around their temples, even though this is expressly forbidden by Lev. 19:27. How should they die?"
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Obama Will Give Cheap Meds to Dancing Seniors and Other GOP Fears
With the GOP-led House vowing to repeal health care reform, Democrats are warning them not to bother trying. A letter urges the GOP to "consider the unintended consequences" of repeal - like the GOP considers any consequences of anything. Taiwanese video of the showdown in More. Boehner weeps, copiously.
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Boston For Gaza
Marking the two-year anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, Boston protesters act out the siege of Gaza at First Night celebrations. Most striking: bystanders' level-headed, unanimous reactions.
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Pot and Kettle: Miller Badmouthes Assange
Judith Miller, the former New York Times reporter whose lies and half-truths on WMDs helped lead us into Iraq, had the audacity to blast Julian Assange as "a bad journalist" because he didn't adequately verify his information "or determine whether or not it would hurt anyone." These days Miller practises her stunning hypocrisy at Fox News and the right-wing NewsMax; more on her well-deserved fall here . "My job isn't to assess the government's information and be an independent intelligence analyst myself. My job is to tell readers what the government thought about Iraq's arsenal."
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