November 6, 2002
Shows you how much pull I have

Final results are in and it looks like it will be an interesting four years in the Grossmont Union High School District. The three nutcases won. I'm not sure how much credit/blame to give the local Republican party, but they're going to have egg on their face. *ON A RELATED NOTE* It appears that the […]

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November 5, 2002
Sometimes the political parties are just stupid

Evidence of this fact for the Democratic Party was last week's memorial pep rally for the late Sen. Paul Wellstone. Evidence of this fact for the GOP, locally at least, comes in the form of a door-hanger the San Diego County Republican Party was handing out last week. It's what you would expect from any […]

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October 15, 2002
Anti-Semitism masquerading as social justice

The New York Times' Thomas Friedman takes on the liberal college-driven divestiture campaign against Israel and calls it what it is -- hypocrisy and anti-Semitism. Memo to professors and students leading the divestiture campaign: Your campaign for divestiture from Israel is deeply dishonest and hypocritical, and any university that goes along with it does not […]

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September 10, 2002
A return to sanity and an omen of things to come?

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which previously brought you that atheist hit "The Pledge of Allegiance is Unconstitutional," has ruled that a public school near Seattle violated a student's rights by refusing to give her Bible club the same rights and privileges granted other student groups. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court […]

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August 8, 2002
Read this or else!

UNC Chapel Hill is requiring its incoming freshmen to read "Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations." This, of course, has caused an uproar. While the book itself may be informative, requiring it to be read by all freshmen is, well, something that they'd never allow if the book in question was Josh McDowell's "More than […]

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August 5, 2002
Loony lawsuits

The idea of personal responsibility is disappearing from our culture. Why? Well, parents aren't teaching it to their kids. Arizona English teacher Elizabeth Joice got a letter from a lawyer representing one of the students she failed. The letter asked her to take "whatever action is necessary" for the student to graduate or else the […]

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July 18, 2002
Which is sillier?'s "Tony & Tacky" piece this week features an Ohio woman who is suing the Brookfield (Pa.) School District for $1.5 million. Why? Well it seems her son wanted to write about Jesus being the person who most influenced him for a essay assignment. The teacher said nope, because Jesus was not a real person. […]

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November 24, 2001

Well, I didn't write my Thanksgiving column as promised. It's two days later, and I guess it's not going to get written. Right now, in my mind, what I'm thankful for is nothing more than a laundry list which really doesn't lend itself to a column. Also, I'm not sure what I'm thankful for is […]

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November 13, 2001
The media's role

"The Best of the Web Today" is probably one of the best features to be found. Monday through Friday I have a browser window up and start refreshing it around 11 a.m. PST awaiting its appearance. There's always some good stuff there. Today, they featured a letter to the editor to The New York Times […]

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SEN. LANKFORD: "Can you help me get a good definition of 'birthing people?'"

BECERRA: "We're trying to be precise in the language that's used."

SEN. LANKFORD: "Mom is a pretty good word. That's worked for a while."

Ummm...who elected her? Is there something wrong with the guy we did elect? What do we pay the FLOTUS? A "United States government official"?

Jill Biden@FLOTUS

Prepping for the G7.

One of the most frightening articles I've ever read.

So, @SLOTribune columnist and local Democratic party apparatchik Tom Fulks was on local radio last night and told listeners that the difference between the Democratic and Republican parties is that the Democratic Party wants to help people and the GOP wants to hurt people 1/

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