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The Civil War didn’t happen

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On the heels of the whites-only basketball team idea and the pastor who refuses to marry mixed-race couples, here’s another gem from the South: A proposed high-school curriculum that would eliminate U.S. history prior to 1877...

Astrology | Week of Feb. 11, 2010

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ARIES March 21-April 19: “Hate leaves ugly scars,” wrote author Mignon McLaughlin, but “love leaves beautiful ones.” If I’m reading the astrological omens correctly, Aries, you’re scheduled to receive at least one of the beautiful kind of scars in the coming months...

Testing Tom Tancredo

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Tom Tancredo is at it again...

Astrology | Week of Feb. 4, 2010

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ARIES March 21-April 19: “Those who know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.” So said the ancient Greek historian Polybius, and now I’m conveying the message to you. I hope it will serve as a spur in the ...

Republicans are insane

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The results of The 2010 Comprehensive Daily Kos/Research 2000 Poll of Self- Identified Republicans are in, and it’s just as we feared. A majority of Republicans are insane. The poll, conducted by Research 2000, asked a series of questions of more than 2,000 folks who...

Astrology | Week of Jan. 28, 2010

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ARIES March 21-April 19: Shakespeare got modest respect while he was alive, but his reputation as a brilliant bard didn’t gel right away. It wasn’t until almost 50 years after he died that anyone thought his life and work were notable enough to write about. By then, ...

Lucero: A one-man wrecking crew?

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Wow, we knew that Republican CU Regent Tom Lucero was one of the most powerful members of the Republican-dominated Board of Regents, but we didn’t know he was single-handedly responsible for the dismissal of former CU Professor Ward Churchill...

Astrology | Week of Jan. 21, 2010

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ARIES March 21-April 19: Philosopher David Pearce is committed to the abolition of suffering. While he acknowledges that we’ve got a long way to go before accomplishing that goal, he believes it’s possible, mostly with the help of technology. More than two millennia ...

Robertson’s hate tour continues

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So, Pat Robertson thinks that the earthquake in Haiti was caused by the Haitians making a pact with Satan to liberate themselves from the French back in the day...

Astrology | Week of Jan. 14, 2010

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ARIES March 21-April 19: The Earth’s north magnetic pole is not the same as the geographic North Pole. If you take out a compass to orient yourself toward due north, the compass arrow will actually point toward a spot in the frigid wilds of Canada. But what’s really ...

The politics of racial cynicism

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Sen. Harry Reid, D-Dumbass, is lucky that President Barack Obama is a more gracious man than he. Back when Obama was a presidential hopeful, Reid, whose mouth has apparently not yet been connected to his brain, reportedly expressed his view that Obama could win the ...

Mrs. America better for America?

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Maybe they figure that with a ring comes less chance of a sting...