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“Me, I Am Looking Around, And The More I Look The Less I Like What I See”

That’s a great quote from Allen Hibbard’s Conversations with William S. Burroughs, the much-beloved, much-maligned beatnik literary giant. Toward the end of his life, Burroughs became increasingly concerned with the environment. In The Cat Inside he wrote: The magical medium … Continue reading

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Rep. Jenny Horne’s Flag Speech Should Make Us All Proud

The whole world is watching us right now. They are looking at South Carolina to see if we can take a huge symbolic step toward recognizing and overcoming our checkered past of slavery, segregation and racism. Earlier this evening, Rep. … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Does Not Infringe Upon Your Religious Freedom

In the 24 hours since the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges constitutionally legalizing same-sex marriage, there have been a number of voices from the far-right condemning the ruling on the grounds that it violates “religious liberty.” Wrong. … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Is Finally Just Marriage

It’s a great day in America! Marriage equality is now the law of the land thanks to a landmark 5-4 SCOTUS ruling that the 14th Amendment protects same-sex unions. I’m so happy for the countless Americans who will now be … Continue reading

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I’m Done Talking About The Insanely Obvious Need For Tougher Gun Laws In America

There was a terrible, awful, horrible mass shooting last week in Charleston that took the life of South Carolina Senator/Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a friend and client of mine, as well as eight other wonderful human beings who gathered in an … Continue reading

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