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Friday Talking Points -- Media Gets Played By Trump, Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.

Donald Trump Jr.: Gas Chamber Comment 'Was A Poor Choice Of Words, Perhaps'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2016 | Politics

Making a comment about “warming up the gas chamber” was “a poor choice of words, perhaps,” Donald Trump Jr. said Friday on ABC’s “Good Mor...

North Carolina to End Use of Gas Chambers for Euthanasia

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 02.08.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Not long ago, shelters in dozens of North Carolina's counties killed homeless animals in carbon monoxide gas chambers. Starting February 2015, that will end. Last week the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued a new policy.

Surprise: 'Jew In A Box' Is Not In A Box

Bernard Starr | Posted 07.02.2013 | Religion
Bernard Starr

When the media dubbed an innovative and informative exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Berlin "Jew in a Box," it drew outrage from around the globe. Thus, a well-intentioned exhibit became a pariah.

Breaking Bad: Death Penalty Desperation

Jeanne Woodford | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Jeanne Woodford

What do the gas chamber, state secrets and illegally manufactured drugs all have in common? They are all in Senator Joel Anderson's preposterous new bill, SB 779, sponsored by the California District Attorneys' Association.

Miracle Dog Escapes Death In Gas Chamber

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

A 20-pound beagle named Daniel surprised animal control officials after escaping death in a gas chamber, reports the Associated Press. After no one...

Our Long National Fascination With Henry Kissinger Is Over

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Sheer intellect, without more, is not enough for statesmanship. Perhaps our fascination with a man whose moral compass turns out to have been non-existent has finally come to an end.