KAMPALA, Uganda — The front-page newspaper story featured a list of Uganda’s 100 “top” homosexuals, with a bright yellow banner across it that read: “Hang Them.” Alongside their photos were the men’s names and addresses.
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|By: RH Reality Check Monday March 22, 2010 6:45 am|
Who is Bart Stupak and why was he fronting for the far right in the health care debate? An analysis of Stupak’s political record and past history reveals that he was the perfect man for the job: a consistently anti-choice Democrat who isn’t worried about reelection, who has a strong connection to the Religious Right and who has done their bidding before.
Written by Ariana Childs Graham for RHRealityCheck.org – News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.
|By: Chris Edelson Friday December 11, 2009 7:26 am|
We all know media insiders thrive on gossip and style over substance and ideas–look at the way cable news has inhaled the Tiger Woods and White House gatecrashers “stories” over the past couple of weeks. Roll Call is doing its bit to make sure political coverage is more like People Magazine than serious journalism. An article on Wednesday asked whether Sen. John Thune (R-SD) is “presidential timber”. You might think the answer to that question would hinge on Sen. Thune’s positions on important issues–or that the answer might require at least mentioning one of Sen. Thune’s positions on any issue. No, the article studiously avoids digging into the dirty well of substance. You won’t find discussion of any position Sen. Thune takes on any issue in the article, which suggests that he is “increasingly being viewed as the Capitol’s most likely White House contender.” Readers are told, twice, that Sen. Thune is “telegenic”. Apart from that, the piece focuses on Sen. Thune’s fundraising abilities (he has “an impressive rolodex of donors”) and his role in the Republican leadership.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday June 27, 2009 12:54 pm|
Two reasons — the kids and The Family. No, not their own — this one.