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Nov 26 2011

Why Miley Cyrus is Cooler Than You Think: The Progressive South

When people meet me, even here in South Carolina, they almost always are surprised to learn that I am from the South.  I don’t have much of a Southern accent and I am not demure or interested in playing dumb.  There is, unfortunately, a prejudice that exists, even in the South itself, against people who …

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Nov 25 2011

Hey, National News, That’s a Picture of Me!

I go to one protest and I get in the national news: Result! I’m not sure why I looked so sad at that particular moment.  I’m going to say it’s because that’s how much I care about the First Amendment.  You all going to go along with that?  Excellent.

Nov 19 2011

UC Davis Students versus Chancellor Katehi

Someone came here and didn’t know what this was all about.  So, on Friday the Chancellor of UC Davis had the police break up a protest on the quad.  They did so with unreasonable force, spraying protesters who were sitting down quietly in the face with pepper spray, sending two of them to the hospital. …

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Nov 17 2011

Stunning and Horrible Footage of Journalist Arrested in NY

This is footage that the world needs to see.  Faith Laugier, a journalist, being arrested in NY today.

Nov 16 2011

Occupy Columbia: Evicted and Arrested

Nikki Haley ordered the Occupy Movement off the state house grounds today — she gave the word at 4:30 and they had until 6pm to leave.  Peaceful protesters were then arrested, 23 is the number currently being reported. They removed all of their overnight stuff but were still arrested for being on the grounds after …

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