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War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength, Scion is Creepy

there seems to be one company – or rather one marque of the no-longer profitable Toyota Motor Corp – that is still “cool:” Scion. Personally, I find their cars pretty ugly and they’re not fun to drive (I’ve rented the xB a few times through Zipcar). Perhaps their only redeeming quality in my eyes is that ?uestlove drives one. But their owners’ fanaticism brings to mind Marx’s famous quip about Ideology “They do not know it, but they are doing it.”

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the new poll tax

It’s rare to see the mainstream media’s pundits really demystify the hidden political motives behind “neutral,” technical, state decisions. Six-hour…

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you can keep the vote off the internet, but you can't keep the internet out of the vote

After the last two presidential election fiascos, it’s hard to imagine what types of voter intimidation are too brazen and…

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endorsement season

After mailing my absentee ballot, some reflection has left me totally confused as to how someone might still be undecided….

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couric and cafferty

Sarah Palin’s “discussion” with Katie Couric should be shocking for anyone with a brain. The content of the interview itself…

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Putting it in perspective

After thinking about coverage of the Palin interview yesterday, i went to ABC.com this morning to find the second part…

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Fairness or a failure of responsibility?

It could be that I’ve started to perceive the world solely in the bold, red headlines of HuffPo, but I…

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