Monthly Archives: June 2008

Sami Al-Arian Persecution as Political Prisoner Continues

Former Professor Al-Arian has been treated as if this were the Stalin Era. Fired for capricious, ideological reasons while teaching at the University of South Florida; exonerated and found innocent on virtually every government charge by a jury; he plea-bargained an … Continue reading

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Daughters of Bilitis Women Founders Marry in San Francisco: A Teachable Moment

Jim Wilson/The New York Times Del Martin, seated, and Phyllis Lyon were the first same-sex couple in San Francisco to exchange wedding vows on Monday, June 17, 2008. Mayor Gavin Newsom, left, presided. I am pretty sure these elderly women … Continue reading

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Tim Russert’s Journalistic Lack of Integrity: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodiwn, Fake Historian and plagiarist: Frequent “Meet the Press” guest. Tim Russert, the moderator of “Meet the Press,” died on June 13, 2008. He frequently invited fraudulent “historian” Doris Kearns Goodwin to be his guest on the venerable Sunday … Continue reading

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Senator Hillary Clinton: The Leader of the Women’s Movement?

What does Hillary want is the new refrain as she delayed her endorsement of Senator Barack Obama? Now speculation is centering on what her future role will be as the putative pioneer for women’s breakage of the Oval Office glass … Continue reading

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Senator Clinton’s Disgraceful Campaign and Now a Spoiler

Two ideological confrere. I am certain Senator Clinton will vote for the Vietnam war criminal, John McCain, Republican of Arizona, who initially opposed the Martin Luther King Jr national holiday. Why not run with him? Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton ran … Continue reading

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