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Entries by Stacy Parker Le Melle from 05/2007

Sen. Obama Dodges the TV Question!

| Posted 05.02.2007 | Politics
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The major candidates recently revealed their favorite TV shows. Here's what Sen. Obama answered: "Other than the U.S. Senate on C-SPAN? I don't watch them too often."

The Big Push-Off: Time to Probe Government Reliance on Charities and Volunteers

| Posted 05.03.2007 | Huffington Post

The more I talk to Katrina survivors, the more I know that if you're looking for what went right, look to the grassroots.

Sen. Obama Spoke of Miracles, and I Hope Detroit Listened

| Posted 05.07.2007 | Huffington Post

He spoke of how Detroit was central to Franklin Roosevelt's American Miracle. And now, if we're going to "end the tyranny of oil" in our lifetime, Detroit must be a miraculous city once more.

Last Time I Checked, Rape Jokes Still Not Funny

| Posted 05.10.2007 | Huffington Post

Opie and Anthony seemed to delight in having a brother-in-a-box go on and on about his fantasy to rape three of the world's most powerful white women.

Obama's Way

| Posted 05.13.2007 | Politics
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We've had six years of my-way-or-the-highway. A strong peacemaker stands the best chance of creating progress at home and salvaging what's left of our good name abroad.

Clap If You Love Torture

| Posted 05.16.2007 | Politics
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The claps felt like they were for Giuliani's willingness to do anything necessary. Even if the necessary was as ghastly as water-boarding.

Why No DNC Debates in New Orleans?

| Posted 05.20.2007 | Politics
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There's no excuse for blowing such an amazing opportunity to show how the Democrats actually care about the well-being of survivors. Wait. We do care, right?

Sen. Clinton Brings It in New Orleans

| Posted 05.21.2007 | Politics
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When Sen. Clinton announced her Presidential Gulf Coast Recovery Agenda in New Orleans this past weekend, she unveiled the most thorough plan-of-action proposed by any of the major Democratic candidates.

Making a Question Mark Out of a Period (Thanks Big Pharma!)

| Posted 05.23.2007 | Politics
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Every second of the day we are bombarded with messages that our bodies are the wrong shape, the wrong color, the wrong everything. Now we're faced with corporate white coats saying more of the same.