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Entries by Tina Dupuy from 06/2010

...While the Oil Gushes

| Posted 06.01.2010 | Green

The term "deep water" usually means you're in trouble and "horizon" is what lies ahead. So the ill-fated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, is aptly named. Doom has arrived on our shores and our prospects are tacky with tar balls.

California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Was the Highest Bidder

| Posted 06.09.2010 | Los Angeles

The reason why we give our elected officials a salary is so they don't have to have a fortune to hold office. California's 2010 primary was a vanity project for the ridiculously wealthy.

Feminism in the Wake of 'Ladies' Night' Is...Complicated

| Posted 06.15.2010 | Politics

Being a feminist and being against reproductive freedoms means you are not a feminist. You can say you're a Mets fan, but if you only want the Yankees to win -- you're not a Mets fan.

Exploit This Tragedy

| Posted 06.22.2010 | Politics

The "don't exploit this tragedy" knee-jerk catch-all phrase is meaningless. In American politics, we rule by crisis. There is no political will to act unless something is burning, melting or spewing.

Look at Our Yellow Ribbons

| Posted 06.29.2010 | Politics

Edith Shain was 91 years old when she died peacefully last week in her home in Los Angeles. You knew her as the woman in the iconic black and white ph...