From the wires

Here’s a roundup of stories and blog posts I’ve found across the web that are interesting. These links don’t signify an endorsement, but are merely articles I found to be conversation starters. Feel free to submit your own! Remote Australian town suffering from high rates of Indigenous suicides. Santorum backer suggests using aspirin as birth control method (but later […]

Jan Brewer: “I felt a bit threatened” by Obama

  Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably seen this photo. It’s of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and President Barack Obama, who appears to be taking a verbal lashing from the governor. Brewer, according to CNN, said the president took issue with her characterization of him and his White House in her new book, […]

Only in post-racial America can boycotting the president’s speech be considered patriotism

You remember in the previous decade where any sort of criticism of the government, specifically former Pres. George W. Bush, was seen as unpatriotic and un-American? You’d forget that sort of ridiculous standard was imposed upon the American electorate if it weren’t for the hypocrisy many of these patriotism pill pushers. Many school districts are […]

GLBTQ blog headline perpetuates racial stereotype

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I don’t typically get annoyed at news headlines, as I’m in the news profession and understand how hard it is to come up with something clever and eye-catchy. But, this headline and story from Project Q Atlanta, a GLBTQ oriented blog based out of Atlanta, caught my attention: As some background, the baby daddy phrase was […]

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