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Posted on: Jul 15, 2009, Source: La Figa

The British National Health Service emphasizes the importance of safe sex and education.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

The whole thing is nasty, self-serving and hypocritical for the Congresspeople and maybe for the artist.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2009, Source: La Figa

Paul admits he hadn't heard of Sasha Baron Cohen and his alter egos Borat and Bruno,

Posted on: Apr 10, 2009, Source: La Figa

Martin Sheen, Bradley Whitford and Richard Schiff of "The West Wing" speak out for EFCA.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2009, Source: La Figa

Alaska's Frost Lady is part of Eminem's stimulus package.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2009, Source: La Figa

Disneyland is becoming Dismal-land.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2009, Source: La Figa

It's probably not a good strategy to mock your constituents, Mr. President.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2009, Source: La Figa

his week German authorities, including 800 police, raided residences and offices across the country.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2009, Source: La Figa

Carrying on a long tradition of helping her friends, Alaska's Frost Lady has changed the line of state succession.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: La Figa

Palin says the new law would protect children. You betcha.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2009, Source: La Figa

Here's one reason to pay your taxes.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2009, Source: La Figa

100,000 people marched in Dublin, Ireland Saturday to protest the government's handling of inflations, job loss and economy.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2009, Source: La Figa

Stanford's Fair Use Project has Shepard Fairey's back.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

He was charged with two counts of damage to property, i.e. graffiti--the art form for which he is best known.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

"Today, the California Supreme Court took an important step in resolving the most important civil rights issue of our generation."

Posted on: Jan 26, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Like every state in the union, Nevada faces a financial crunch, but that state has a unique revenue stream: Brothels.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

This is so beyond reasonable, acceptable, inclusionary, kumbaya or whatever the reason Obama said, "Hey Pastor Rick, give the invocation."

Posted on: Jan 7, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt has asked the government for a $5 billion dollar bailout package.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

I thought Bruce Springsteen was pro-labor.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"From the very beginning of creation, God gave man dominion over all that was made, even over the dinosaurs."

Posted on: Dec 22, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

U.S.-backed Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has condemned al-Zaidi's actions, but reportedly he will not want to alienate al-Zaidi's supporters.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"These lands are not Cheney's and Bush's. The lands are ours. ... They're part of our legacy."

Posted on: Dec 15, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

A response to influential Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez's piece about Marjorie Christoffersen of El Coyote.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"I think the church has no right to assume the inner thinkings of its members and take such an open stand of any political issue."

Posted on: Nov 28, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

George Bush pardoned rapper John Forte who was convicted of smuggling 1.4 million dollars worth of liquid cocaine.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Richard Raddon has resigned over his $1,500 donation to Yes on 8, prompted by his Mormon Church.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

The only downside of the presidential election: Stephen Baldwin will not be leaving the country as promised if Obama won.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

National Day Without a Gay has been called for December 10, International Human Right Day.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

James Dobson's Focus on the Family is poised to announce major layoffs.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Guitarist Slash and his wife Perla Ferrar send out this message in support of marriage rights.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Mormon manager's faith overrides "love" for customers and workers.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Time to celebrate democracy by celebrating your sweet tooth.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Ouch.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Michelle Obama shares shopping secrets, talks life on the campaign trail, and says Barack is "romantic."

Posted on: Oct 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

While visiting Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show Biden called California's same sex marriage ban Proposition 8 "regressive" and "unfair."

Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Your tax dollars at work ... er ... play.