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The pols’ kids are all right; pack your bags, Bobby V.; vidal’s rich legacy

Phillipe and Jorge can tell you that we were angels as 'utes, never giving our parents the least bit of trouble amidst the exploding hormones.
Teen frenzy
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 10, 2012
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Thanks all around

"Thanks All Around" is the title of the opening section of Jaimy Gordon's novel, Shamp of the City-Solo (published in 1974).
Words for Waldrop; GOP = fun; some god news; random notes
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  May 13, 2011
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Gay deceivers

The California State Supreme Court just upheld Proposition 8, denying gay people the right to marriage. This should disabuse the complacent of the illusion that the religious right has relinquished its death grip on America. So, too, should Kirby Dick's
Outrage isn't outrageous enough
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 05, 2009

Panic attacks!!!

Would everyone please go running out of your house screaming in utter hysteria right now.
Overreacting in the USA. Plus, EDC = DOA, OK + RI, and a Rush to judgment
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 01, 2009
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Gov. Darwin’s excellent misadventure

Welcome to Casa Diablo, Alaska Governess Sarah Palin. Oh, and, wait for it . . . she doesn’t believe in evolution. Jackpot!
Palin may rally the right, but she doesn’t make the cut
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 03, 2008
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Let’s embrace satire, not boycott it

When the New Yorker last week ran a cover illustration spoofing the right-wing critique of Barack Obama, it was another instance in which the storied magazine put a provocative point on its front page.
Get a grip
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 23, 2008


In name only

All the shame. None of the fun.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  December 26, 2007
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On the national affront

Where does one begin to recap 12 months of such willful self-parody?
An inescapable year reaches its inevitable conclusion
By BARRY CRIMMINS  |  December 19, 2007
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It’s not brain surgery

Whew, don’t say that at Rhode Island Hospital these days or you might come home holding the upper part of your cranium in your hand. Trepan this, baby!
Keep your head protected on trips to the hospital
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 28, 2007
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Marijuana reform

There is no sense to be found in the prosecution of individuals for possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A less-than-perfect but much-needed initiative. Plus, more evidence that Trent Lott is a weasel.
By EDITORIAL  |  November 28, 2007

Crossword: ''In the language''


New Entries from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Sixth Edition.
By MATT JONES  |  September 26, 2007


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Smells like mean spirit

Lines upon reading that the Minneapolis airport bathroom in which GOP senator Larry Craig was arrested on June 11 has become a tourist attraction
Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 19, 2007
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Backlash blues

Most big news stories fit the snowball metaphor, with an isolated fact or two slowly gaining significance and momentum over a period of days or weeks.
Will the Larry Craig scandal bolster anti-gay bias?
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 06, 2007
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Brokeback men's room

Once upon a time there was a barbershop quartet known as the Singing Senators.
A curiously Republican story
By EDITORIAL  |  September 05, 2007
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Old Port shuffle

The national media would have you believe that a little game of bathroom-stall footsie is a threat to our civilization.
Moving from the center to the outskirts
By BRIAN DUFF  |  September 05, 2007
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Same as the old boss

Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid? What a joke. Meet the new boss . . .
Congressional Dems were supposed to get us out of this war
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 29, 2007


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Not that there’s anything wrong with that

Want to make the mainstream press squirm? Suggest that a major public figure is gay.
Big media’s big gay baggage
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 21, 2006

Rants of the Right

GOING WHERE FEW REVIEWERS DARE TO TREAD.
GOING WHERE FEW REVIEWERS DARE TO TREAD.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 01, 1900