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The foulest of the fowl: the Phoenix presents its fourth annual dishonor roll

Ah, Thanksgiving. Mashed potatoes, football, that asshole uncle of yours.
Turkey time
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 23, 2012
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Obama's medical marijuana crackdown

Rhode Island's medical marijuana community took another hit this week — only this time it didn't result in any healing.
Weed Dept.
By DANIEL MCGOWAN  |  May 06, 2011
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Scum along the Potomac

As of this writing, a shutdown of the federal government appears to be a serious possibility. Perhaps sensible heads will prevail, but either way the Republicans now leading the US House of Representatives have been exposed as destructive fools with no
The Republicans strike again, aiming to shut down government, but keeping Gitmo alive
By EDITORIAL  |  April 08, 2011

Legal questions remain after Obama disses DOMA

Gay-marriage advocates got good news last month, when the Obama administration admitted that it was incapable of defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the federal law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.
Dismantling discrimation
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 04, 2011
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Review: Mademoiselle Chambon

Hungarian violinist and composer Franz von Vecsey’s Valse triste strikes a delicate chord in Stéphane Brizé’s subtle and exquisitely acted adaptation of Eric Holder’s novel.
 Stéphane Brizé’s heartbreaking waltz
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 17, 2010
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Unmaking a bad federal law

It's been a depressing stretch for supporters of marriage equality.
Justice for Some
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 27, 2009


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Benign neglect?

If you are gay or lesbian, or if you care about realizing social justice, you must be wondering when Obama is going to turn his attention to the fact that one in 10 of the nation's more than 230 million adults are second-class citizens.
It's time Obama moved vigorously to advance gay and lesbian rights
By EDITORIAL  |  June 26, 2009

Fascism in the eye of the beholder

You claim that Dick Cheney was George W. Bush’s number-one thug. But I would argue that Bush was Cheney ’s thug.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 22, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 22, 2009

Going to pot

The state's medical-marijuana laws, which govern how patients can access pot for medical purposes, is on the brink of significant change.
State medical marijuana law advances
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 17, 2009

Barack Obama's Cabinet Members

Oh - no - we don't like the cabinet members who got in either. Hillary might be a woman, but those thick ankles belong on this list, as does Eric Holder for that porn stash, Ray LaHood for that eyebrow, and captain backtax Tim Geitner for resembling Mart
IDIOTS IN THE CUPBOARD
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009

The Mother of All Corrections?


Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici predicts it'll never be topped. I think he's probably right. Quoth the Hu...
By Adam Reilly  |  February 20, 2009