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Entries by Carol Hoenig from 04/2007

Show Me the Credit!

| Posted 04.04.2007 | Politics
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We've become an instant gratification people; charge now, worry later. The problem is that while we chase the American dream using that plastic, we're selling our soul in the process.

Fox News: A Cancer on Society

| Posted 04.09.2007 | Politics
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If candidates -- and even those who aren't running for office -- avoid Fox, it only gives the right-wing rhetoric spin-meisters another opportunity to spout their propaganda without being questioned.

"God Bless You," Mr. Vonnegut

| Posted 04.12.2007 | Politics
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When I was an event coordinator for a major bookstore in Manhattan, I had a few opportunities to work with Mr. Vonnegut for events he did in my store.

The Power of "God Bless You"

| Posted 04.15.2007 | Politics
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A few days ago, I shared my personal Kurt Vonnegut story here. It certainly didn't intend to be an incendiary post, but what struck me most is how "God bless you" often ruffles the feathers of so many.

Breaking News Coming Out of Kabul

| Posted 04.17.2007 | Huffington Post

Is this the kind of government our troops are fighting and dying for? asks independent journalist Arthur Kent.

President Bush, Have You Heard of Tolo TV?

| Posted 04.21.2007 | Huffington Post

In light of what is going on now with the media in Afghanistan and how President Bush is not addressing the raid and abuse of reporters at Tolo TV, i...

So, Remind Me, O Great Political Leader, Why Are Our Troops Risking Their Lives in Afghanistan?

| Posted 04.25.2007 | Politics
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There are warnings that the flourishing Afghan news media will quite likely be stifled due to an approaching new Taliban-like law.

Hey, Karl! The Beat Goes On...

| Posted 04.26.2007 | Politics
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We've heard the complaints from others asking what gives musicians or Hollywood types the audacity to think they cannot only form an opinion, but also express it the best way they know how.