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Dr. Laura Is Wrong: Mother-in-Laws Are No Queens
Canadian writer, on the East Coast, humourist, thinker, Wife a...
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.
Dr. Laura Says Pit Bulls 'Should All Be Put Down,' Learns Dog Lovers Feel Otherwise
As Schlessinger predicted, people did get angry -- so angry that at least one advertiser has pulled support from the Dr. Laura
The Top 10 Biggest Bar Bills Ever
The Drinks Business
Some mornings it can be painful to wake up, open your wallet and remember that you spent far more than you intended to during that night out. Even worse is if you find the credit card slips, which show even more spending.
U.S. Guns Cause Harm at Home and Abroad
Axel W. Caballero
Executive Director of NALIP & Founder of Cuentame and Metafora...
The failure of the United States to enact meaningful gun regulation is not only affecting the United States; it is also fueling violence in Mexico.
Anderson Cooper To Dr. Laura: 'Stop Whining' (VIDEO)
Anderson Cooper was clearly fired up over Dr. Laura's claim that CNN had helped force her off the radio after her infamous
Censorship? You Can't Be Sirius
Executive Director of Color Of Change
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 To Sirius XM Radio
Much like Howard Stern before her, Schlessinger says that freedom of speech is what drew her to satellite radio. The AP report
Race Baiting Rumblings
Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto
Fellow at the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ Sc...
Politicos and journalists are keenly aware of how racial cuing is one of the most potent messaging tools. Today, racial animus can be cued ever so delicately
House Minorty Leader John Boehner Comes Out : I'm Black
Filmmaker, Writer, Photographer
According to reporter Marc Ambinder, Boehner arrived at this conclusion about his identity fairly recently. "It's taken me
Sticks and Stones
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos
Physician-Author, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Da...
Perhaps the N-word Dr. Laura might now wish to address is "Narcissism."
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Roy Blunt: Building NYC Mosque Is Just As Offensive As Dr. Laura Dropping The N-Word (AUDIO)
Rep. Blunt: There are lots of things that the constitution allows you to do that you shouldn't do. You can say lots of things
Relationships and the N-Word
Small Business Expert; President, Nelson Davis Productions
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.
Hey, First Amendment This - Cruel Entitled Dr Laura and Narcissistic Saint Sarah
White House correspondent, Talk Radio News Service
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.
Psychologist and psychoanalyst in San Francisco
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?
Weekly Reader: Gay Pirates, Dr. Laura, & God's Punishment
Editor-In-Chief of The Bilerico Project
While the big news at Bilerico ranch was Jerame's new job with the National Stonewall Democrats, the rest of the TBP crew kept us up on all the news. Check out these great posts from last week.
The Free Exercise of Stupidity: Dr. Laura, the 'Ground Zero Mosque,' and the First Amendment
Publisher Skeptic magazine, columnist Scientific American, Pre...
Last week's two biggest media story brouhahas were Dr. Laura's n-word gaff and the Ground Zero mosque, both of which commentators
SHORT AND TWEET: The Top Tweets Of The Week From The Fringe And Famous (PICTURES)
Dr. Laura, Palin & Limbaugh Inc.'s Rhetoric Sadly Resonates with Many Americans
Dr. Johnny Benjamin
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Medical Journalist
Many writers have attempted to re-cast the latest events as merely another 'teachable moment'. But why must these opportunities
'Dr. Laura' Is No Free Speech Victim
Executive Director of Color Of Change
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
"Two freshmen girls, found guilty of 'performing an act which openly outrages public decency, i.e., by displaying an obscene
Dr. Laura BLASTED Sarah Palin In 2008: 'Stunned' GOP Chose Her
In a blog post written shortly after Palin was selected as the Republican candidate for Vice President, and titled "Sarah
Black Journalists Call For Public Forum on 'Talk Show Hate'
Co-founder, ScaleUp Partners LLC
"Dr. Laura apologized for using the offensive language. She does not have the right to use racial slurs on public airwaves
Colbert Tackles Dr. Laura Schlessinger's N-Word Rant (VIDEO)
Dr. Laura told the caller, who expressed concern over her white husband's friends being racist, that if she's that "hypersensitive
Can Blacks Rid Themselves of the Use of the N-Word?
Monroe’s a religion columnist, weekly commentator on Boston Pu...
Whether used as an expletive or term of endearment, what is it about this word that captures the rage and shame of the American public?
Sarah Palin Supports Dr. Laura Via Twitter: 'don't retreat ... reload!'
It's a breathtakingly tone-deaf bit of provocation -- even by Palin's standards. Sarah Palin has used Twitter to share some
Dr. Laura and the First Amendment
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