John Aravosis
Follow me on Twitter: @aravosis | @americablog | @americabloggay | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown (1989); and worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, and as a stringer for the Economist. Frequent TV pundit: O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline & Reliable Sources. Bio, .

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Le Grande Thanksgiving, by Art Buchwald

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From Art Buchwald, decades ago. I’ll excerpt the first part, but do read the rest: This confidential column was leaked to me by a high government official in the Plymouth colony ...
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WKRP Thanksgiving: “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly”

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WKRP’s infamous Turkey Drop. Here’s the famous scene: And here’s the longer set-up to the scene:
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The Sarah Palin Thanksgiving turkey massacre (video)

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I don’t know why, but with Thanksgiving upon us, I happened to remember a certain scene back in 2008 when a soon to be half-a-term Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska decided she was ...
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Ferguson burns while Mississippi flames

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While Ferguson, Missouri erupts in race riots, gays are having unprecedented marriage victories in the deep south.
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Never mind

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Dear NYT, WGYN is not a radio station in Chicago.
Ferguson, Missouri, by Wikipedia user Loavesofbread.

Ferguson grand jury has reportedly reached a decision

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But there’s still no news on whether Darren Wilson will be indited for the death of Michael Brown.
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Terry Bean’s creepy (ex) boyfriend Kiah Loy Lawson

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Gay rights hero Bean stands accused of having sex with a teen. Lawson, his main accuser, has zero credibility.
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Stephen Colbert on Obama’s immigration plan

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“Folks, my great grandfather did not come here from Ireland to see this country overrun by immigrants.”
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The Bill Cosby story, and the time I got sexually harassed in the Senate

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Before you criticize women who don’t speak up earlier about “alleged” sexual harassment, I had a hard time too.
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Gay Santa: Saint Nick has a special elf, and some parents are not pleased

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A new documentary about the men who play Santa at the mall has caused a stir because it includes a gay man.
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