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Jaclyn Simon

Entries by Jaclyn Simon

Tactics and Strategies

(1) Comments | Posted May 26, 2010 | 12:09 PM

They were twenty-two, said the report.
Seventeen men, three women,
two children with bewildered eyes...
forty-four feet with their shoes,
forty-four unarmed hands,
a single fear, a hatred that sizzles,
and a thousand silences putting
bandages on the...

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Dancing With the Devil: Public Broadcasting's Questionable Choices in Sponsorships

(16) Comments | Posted June 29, 2009 | 11:12 AM

I love public programming, and it is a part of my daily life. Loving someone, however, doesn't mean being blind to their flaws (ask my boyfriend). As a rabid PBS, PRI, and NPR fan, I am circumspect to criticize they way they choose to keep themselves afloat, especially in this...

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Ellen's Baffling Hypocrisy

(3) Comments | Posted May 6, 2009 | 6:37 PM

For the November elections, Ellen and Portia DeRossi hosted a gala to endorse prop 2, (for which they will soon be honored by the Humane Society). In an Access Hollywood video clip covering the event, Ellen gives a speech on the horrors of factory farming, telling her celebrity-laden audience, "I...

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