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Democrats Disgrace Themselves on Adegbile Vote

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Someone, such as Adegbile, would have thoughtfully and aggressively enforced the nation's civil rights and voting rights which are exactly the very thing that the GOP has done everything possible to undermine. Now we can add a troop of timid and self-serving Democrats to that shameful list.

Gossip: Weeds vs. Vines

Amanda Slavin | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

Here is the funny thing about gossip, the truth always wins. I believe this. I'm not saying it's always as quick as spreading gossip. The truth takes longer, it is like a vine that spreads slowly but it lasts longer, and gossip is like a bunch of weeds that grow everywhere and anywhere it can, but in the end weeds die.

Falsely Calling Someone Gay Isn't Slander: New York Court

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 08.01.2012 | Gay Voices

ALBANY, N.Y. — A court says it's no longer slander in New York to falsely call someone gay. A mid-level appeals court on Thursday wiped out dec...

Strauss-Kahn and the Age of Reputation

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

In today's fast-paced world, a reputation can be destroyed rapidly -- and if, as in the case of Strauss-Kahn it seems, the consequences of charges made actually precede the processing of those charges.

On the D-List

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Lichtman

Ann Coulter never met an incongruity or contradiction she didn't embrace. No reasonable debate can take place on the real issues with incessant name-calling, but Ann then turns around and engages in the very things she says are wrong.

Trouble for Breaking the Mother of All Laws?

Suann MacIsaac | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Suann MacIsaac

Although many may find Croonquist's shtick funny, her in-laws aren't laughing.

Facebook Suspension: Student Gets Suspended For Slamming Teacher On Facebook

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Oak Forest family is mulling legal options after their son was suspended from Oak Forest High School last week for posting critical comments about ...

Shawne Merriman v. Tila Tequila: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense?

Kristen Spanier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristen Spanier

Only San Diego Charger Shawne Merriman knows why he chose to sue Tila Tequila. If his purpose was to deflect negative publicity from Tequila's charges of violence and drug use, his filing led to further reporting of Tequila's charges.

A New Year's Resolution

Larry Gellman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Gellman

This Yom Kippur there is reason for concern. The politics of rumor, innuendo, and lies -- sinat chinam -- is on the rise in our community and it hurts us all.

Here's My Take #4: Here's What I think About Campaign Spending And Negative Advertising...

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

HERE'S MY TAKE #4 Results: Your thoughts, suggestions and a bit of venting on campaign spending and negative advertising.

SBA Goes After Its Harshest Critic

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) has uncovered an extensive campaign by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to impugn the organization's ...