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Entries by Steven Kurlander from 07/2012

In Calling for Change, Jeb Should Stop Using "Liberal" as Dirty Word

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Bush is making a righteous argument for a paradigm change toward more dialogue and more common sense. To validate his message, he should be the first to stop using the buzzword "Liberal" in a derogatory manner.

Like Home Fries? The Food Police May Be Coming for You Too!

| Posted 07.13.2012 | New York

I thought, "Is Bloomberg really wrong?" There's nothing healthy about the way Americans eat their potatoes. Yet, even if he is right, I don't want him or any government leader to limit my fried potato consumption. I can do that on my own.

Washington's Jingoist Reaction to Olympic Uniforms Scandal Fails to Address Lack of U.S.-Made Garments

| Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

What's embarrassing is not so much that the Lauren uniforms were manufactured by Chinese laborers, but how Washington continues to fail to address the significant issue highlighted by this: our dependence on importing our clothes from overseas.

Homophobic Chick-fil-A Deserves a Plague of Protest

| Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices

It's time for public officials, school districts, and institutions such as the NCAA to cancel the fast-food chain's operations at public facilities and sporting events and make the company pay a price for its bigoted, impious attitude toward gay Americans.

Obama Misspoke: Fixing Economy, Not His Words, Should Be The Campaign Issue

| Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

The president's statement and the attacks against it typify one of the significant problems characterizing both the 2012 presidential campaign and the nation's inability to move ahead to fix the economy.