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Enough of this creepy “Homeland” stuff: America is an idea

(Cross-posted at dailykos.com.) In 2008, let’s take back our language, too. As far as I can tell, the first time the USA was widely referred to as the “Homeland” was when the Bush Administration created the Department of Homeland Security. … Continue reading

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Thanks to Bush, we now have Outrage Spam

(Cross-posted at dailykos.com.) I’m sure it happens to you, too: the latest outrage from the Bush administration hits the news — Cheneygate, Gonzalesgate, Torturegate, etc etc etc gate – and your fingers start itching to fire off an outraged email, … Continue reading

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What Songs Mean

“How much of this was I thinking about when I wrote the song? None of it…. How much of it was I feeling when I wrote the song? All of it.” Bruce Springsteen after a long explanation of the meaning … Continue reading

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