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Entries by Byron Williams from 09/2007

Larry Craig: The Hypocrisy of the Hypocrisy

| Posted 09.04.2007 | Politics

Those opposed to same-gender marriage could not have had a more staunch supporter for their cause than Larry Craig.

Accepting the N-Word

| Posted 09.09.2007 | Politics

The time has come that we stop fooling ourselves, demanding leadership to give us unwavering answers to problems that require nuance.

Haven't We Already Seen This Movie?

| Posted 09.11.2007 | Politics

It is time to add the president's vaunted "surge" to the dubious list of cinematic flops that were unable to come close to recouping the production cost, let alone turn a profit.

Oh, Those Wonderful Days of the Cold War

| Posted 09.16.2007 | Politics

In our collective merriment of having won the Cold War, we gave ourselves permission to unleash an unbridled arrogance that had been under lock and key.

Old-Fashioned Southern Justice in the Modern South

| Posted 09.20.2007 | Politics

The "Jena 6" case serves as a microcosm of recent findings. Instead of calling them the "Jena 6," perhaps the "American 6" would be more appropriate.

Can America Stand the Truth about the Iraq War?

| Posted 09.23.2007 | Politics

How can one of the youngest democracies teach the oldest, you ask? Very simply, we need our own version of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Bollinger Managed to Out-Ahmadinejad Ahmadinejad

| Posted 09.25.2007 | Politics

The Iranian President comes to town and we lose our national etiquette. We may have given Ahmadinejad more credibility than he deserves.

Taking a Small Step for America

| Posted 09.30.2007 | Politics

Will Congress, in an attempt to demonstrate strength, cowardly succumb to the president's desires by ignoring the Bill of Rights?