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Amazon is the evil empire

Casting Aspersions Save Barnes & Noble! Let that be a rallying cry. It should be tweeted, liked on Facebook, and spray-painted in graffiti. Let it...

Alec Baldwin and homophobia: A race-based double standard?

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Alec Baldwin has done it again — caught on camera in a cussing tirade hurling anti-gay epithets at the vulturous paparazzi on his heels. This time Baldwin's accused of spewing out the phrase, "c-ksucking f-g."

Getting dressed for Jeff Sessions

Sessions says Federal pot laws should be enforced “All the world’s a stage — the men and women are but the players…” (Shakespeare) That being...

Finding home for the Holidays

Rev. Irene MonroeThe Christmas season is a difficult time of year for me. I am always bothered by our culture's egregious forms of commercialism - and its either lack of, or its anemic recognition of other forms of religious holidays like Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, and the celebration of the winter solstice during this season.

The “War on Christmas” continues

More than a decade now, when this holiday season rolls around we can always count on a yearly kerfuffle about what the appropriated season’s greeting...

Once-young activists

In the glow of youthful activism generated by the Parkland students and the movement they have unleashed, I find myself contemplating the once-young activists...

Four ways today’s love is changed

There was a time, in a white-dominated, male-regulated, tone-deaf, Protestant version of America, when "love" was patient and kind, not envious, boastful, or proud....

Rice and pot don’t mix

Casting Aspersions New Jersey State Senator Ronald Rice (D–Newark) has set himself up as the primary obstacle to Governor Murphy’s campaign promise of legalized...

A personal best for the President

Casting Aspersions - EXTRA It was a display of mendacity that would be breathtaking in a normal politician — one who had not already racked...

Creep of the week: Mike Pence

Creep of the Week World AIDS Day was Dec. 1, as it has been every Dec. 1 for the last 30 years. And the day...