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Ethics Daily has two good pieces today on racism and the continuing struggle to remove it from our society. Miguel De La Torre has a great column entitled "Help Wanted: Black Friend." He mentions comedian Stephen Colbert's joke about needing a n…
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Encyclopedia of Political Communication

I received my copy of the two-volume Encyclopedia of Political Communication today. It is a large resource for scholars (or could serve as a weapon). I wrote four of the entries in it: Patrick Buchanan, Walter Cronkite, Deciding What's News by Herbert Gan…
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January 11, 2008

Friday Photo

Here is a shot of a bush after the recent ice storm. The right side ended up with substantially more ice because of the drip from the house.
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Friday Photo(s)

Yesterday I observed a Democratic caucus meeting in Iowa, which was a very interesting process to watch. It is one thing to read about it or watch the media try to explain it, but it is entirely different to experience it firsthand. It was especially interest…
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Robertson Got It Wrong (Again)

Last January, televangelist Pat Robertson claimed that he had a prophesy from God. He said God told him that for 2007 there will be "mass killing" from a terrorist attack against America sometime after September. Robertson went on to suggest that it…
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