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Aaron Schock probably violated House rules with flight expenses

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Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock isn’t doing himself any favors when it comes to dispelling the notion that he is America’s bougiest Congressman. Last Thursday, USA Today ...
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No, colleges shouldn’t police speech like high schools

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Last week, University of Chicago Law Professor Eric Posner argued in Slate that college students don’t deserve full free speech rights because they aren’t actually adults. ...
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Arkansas bans non-discrimination laws

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Buzzfeed reported that Arkansas’ House of Representatives passed SB202, a bill that blocks localities in the state from passing anti-discrimination legislation of their own. ...
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GOP prez contender see no marriage, hear no marriage

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore spent last week trying, and failing, to violate Article Six of the US Constitution. Moore was, however, more successful at reminding us of the last ...
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GOP Rep. Aaron Schock redesigns office to look like Downton Abbey

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Does he have his own Mr. Pamuk too?
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Should every sexual assault accusation be prosecuted?

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Has the pendulum swung too far the other way?
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San Francisco, where “Eviction = Death”

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Welcome to the new San Francisco.
VP Cheney being sworn in (source: US Senate photo study).

Darth Vader’s gay daughter speaks

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Mary Cheney: “I’m Darth Vader’s daughter.”
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Billy Crystal concerned gay TV characters will become “everyday thing”

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“I hope people don’t abuse it & shove it in our face to the point where it feels like an everyday kind of thing.”
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Yet another supremely homophobic TV commercial from Snickers

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Candy bar that raised gay-bashing to an art form during the Super Bowl a few years back, has another anti-gay ad.
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The power and peril of holding hands

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Straight couples don’t think twice about holding hands in public. Gays look around to ensure they won’t be bashed.
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Why did gay activists never embrace violence?

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The recent terror attack in Paris got me wondering why other marginalized groups didn’t take up violence.
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It’s time for a serious discussion about [insert latest case of religious violence here]

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This horrible attack had nothing to do with religion, even if the attackers vigorously & repeatedly claim it d
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