Posted in Foreign Affairs History

From the Shogunate to Pearl Harbor

On this day in 1853, Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, representing the U.S. Government, sails into Tokyo Bay, Japan, with a squadron of four vessels. For…

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Posted in Civil Rights Headlines LGBT Politics The Courts

Highlights and Commentary on Hollingsworth v. Perry at the Supreme Court

Here are the highlights of today’s Supreme Court hearing on marriage equality: MR. COOPER: Yes, Your Honor. The concern is that redefining marriage as a…

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Posted in Religion

Are Unions Really Evil?

It’s hard to understand how so many people became convinced that unions were some work of Satan.  It seems very strange that while MLK Jr….

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