Archive for July 3, 2011


CNN speaks with the Wilfahrt family about their son, Cpl. Anthony Wilfahrt, who was killed in February in Afghanistan. Cpl. Wilfahrt was openly gay, a fact that seemed not to affect the other guys in his unit. CNN's Wayne Drash has written a poignant profile of Cpl. Wilfahrt and the effect his death had on his family. Now Wilfahrt's parents have taken up the cause of same-sex marriage on his behalf. A proposed change to the state constitution in … Read More

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Our Supreme Corporate Court: 3 Strikes and We’re Out! by Gary Corseri By Gary Corseri Featured Writer Dandelion Salad July 3, 2011 First, some aphoristic opals: “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” — Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), abolitionist, orator and columnist for The Liberator. “Truth can never be told so as to be understood, and not be believ’d.” — William Blake “Morality is the custom of one’s count … Read More

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Aspen, Colorado (CNN) — Former President Bill Clinton urged the Obama White House to remain steadfast over its pledge to increase the federal debt ceiling by August 2. "This is the political equivalent of the government shutdown when I was president," Clinton said. … Read More

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