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Dr Laura Schlessinger

Dr. Laura Is Wrong: Mother-in-Laws Are No Queens

Melissa Charles | Posted 05.30.2015 | Weddings
Melissa Charles

First of all, everyone involved is an adult. This makes them peers. No longer is the parent-child dynamic in play... or at least, it shouldn't be. Adults are presumed to be independent, capable of decision-making, and no longer in need of active, hands-on parenting.

Arin Greenwood

Dr. Laura Says Pit Bulls 'Should All Be Put Down,' Learns Dog Lovers Feel Otherwise | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green

In a recent segment about how to avoid loneliness, sometimes shocking SiriusXM radio talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger suggested that all pit bull...

Oprah Bursts Into Tears

Mark Steinberg | Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Oprah Winfrey said that she and her staff intend to hunt for situations in which crying or even tearing-up will be a surprise to the network's audiences.

Pope On Gay Marriage: 'A Threat to Humanity'

Jeffrey Small | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

So why is someone's sexual orientation a moral issue at all?

The Past Is Never Dead With the N-Word

Irene Monroe | Posted 12.06.2011 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

In a supposedly post-racial society, one would think that the n-word was buried and long gone with it troubled eras of race relations in this country. However, as we all try to move from America's ugly racial past, there are still rock solid vestiges of it.

Freedom of Deplorable Speech

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Popular speech doesn't need protection. Nor does popular religious belief. Seeing the Westboro Baptist Church protesting is (at the very, very least) a sign of our freedom.

Censorship? You Can't Be Sirius

Rashad Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rashad Robinson

Being on SiriusXM doesn't Laura Schlessinger can resume using her platform to demean entire communities of people with hateful and harmful language and expect to not be criticized.

Dr. Laura Getting New Radio Show

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dr. Laura Schlessinger will debut a new, three-hour daily radio show on Sirius XM in January, according to an Associated Press report. In the wake of...

Is America Post-Racial? Or Just Forgetful?

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

It seems that the rush to declare the Obama presidency the harbinger of a "post-racial America" has coincided with a concurrent rush to forget what was once widely known about racism.

The Content of our Foolishness

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

As much as the enlightened, historically correct bunch of us would hate to admit, Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor rally was a masterful stroke of PR geni...

House Minorty Leader John Boehner Comes Out : I'm Black

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

John Boehner, Republican representative from Ohio's eighth Congressional District and ironically the House minority leader, has told friends and famil...

Amanda Terkel

BLUNT Talk: Congressman Compares Mosque To Dropping The N-Word | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), who is running for the state's U.S. Senate seat against Democrat Robin Carnahan, yesterday went on The McGraw Show on St. Loui...

Relationships and the N-Word

Nelson Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nelson Davis

No matter how smart, educated or accomplished you may be, nothing trumps the quality of your relationships with customers, vendors and employees. It is fascinating to think that one event or even just one word can completely stop the machinery.

An Open Letter to Dr. Laura

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Olmsted

So you object to the double standard that African-Americans can use the n-word, but whites can't. Dr. Laura, get over it.

Hey, First Amendment This - Cruel Entitled Dr Laura and Narcissistic Saint Sarah

Victoria Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victoria Jones

Sarah Palin can't resist making everything about herself and Dr Laura thinks she's entitled to a show on the public airwaves where she can berate people who mistakenly think she's going to help them.

Why Do So Many People Love Dr. Laura?

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

What motivates the gluttons for punishment who actually call pretend doctors on the radio? And why is their mean-spirited "advice" something that millions of people apparently want to hear?

The Constitution According to Laura Schlessinger

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Asher Smith

Palin's interpretation of the First Amendment and the Constitution speaks to a distressing misconception that rears its head too often in lay discussions of constitutional rights.

Dr. Laura, Poison Eggs & The "Ground Zero Mosque": The Funniest Someecards Of The Week!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We love someecards, not only for their utterly depressing birthday cards, and their anti-marriage wedding cards, but for their hilarious news-based ca...

First Amendment Foolishness

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

It's really dangerous when someone is pandering to emotions and prejudice. It's not just Palin. In the case of the Mosque the national political zoo is full of panderers.

SHORT AND TWEET: The Top Tweets Of The Week From The Fringe And Famous (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Short and Tweet, our weekly series, brings you the newsiest, most buzzworthy tweets of the past seven days. What's in store this week? Sarah Palin def...

Dr. Laura, Palin & Limbaugh Inc.'s Rhetoric Sadly Resonates with Many Americans

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

My disappointment with the rhetoric offered by the Sarah Palin's, Dr. Laura's, Rush Limbaugh's, Don Imus's and Glenn Beck's of the world is that their...

'Dr. Laura' Is No Free Speech Victim

Rashad Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rashad Robinson

The First Amendment protects her freedom of speech in a court of law. It does not guarantee Dr. Laura the right to an audience, and it does not guarantee that Americans will not respond to her ugly and vulgar rhetoric.

Dr. Laura's Ironic College Journalism: Young Reporter Covered Obscenity Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Once upon a time -- before she was dropping obscenities on air -- Dr. Laura was writing about them for her college paper at SUNY-Stony Brook. Laura S...

FLASHBACK: Dr. Laura BLASTED Palin In 2008

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sarah Palin came to Dr. Laura Schlessinger's defense after the radio host ignited a firestorm over her incendiary use of the n-word. But Dr. Laura...

Black Journalists Call For Public Forum on 'Talk Show Hate'

Mike Green | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media
Mike Green

When Dr. Laura Schlessinger assaulted the airwaves on Aug. 10 with a barrage of the "N" word, while responding to a caller who identified herself as a...