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  • Vol. 13, No. 1

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  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obama Errors With Warren

    This week's letter of the week comes from local activist Michael Funke who calls out president elect Obama for selecting anti-gay evangelical pastor Rick Warren
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Tripping in Totalitarianism

    The modus operandi of empires throughout history has been to create crisis, generate fear and promote panic. The current empire is no exception. 911 offered the empire the opportunity to rush through the Patriot Act essentially gutting the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The attack was a criminal act, not an act of war which is military aggression by one government against another. A declaration of war empowered the empire to attack Afghanistan even though most of the alleged perpetrators were from Saudi Arabia. Weapons of mass destruction were used to justify the war against Iraq. Fear and panic led to the acceptance of torture, extraordinary rendition, secret prisons, Quantanamo Bay, the elimination of habeas corpus and other practices characteristic of closed societies.
  • Letters to the Editor
  • A Million Lost Soles

    On January 20th, Americans and the world will celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama. But perhaps equally important, because Barack's legacy has yet to be
  • Letters to the Editor
  • He's No Stud

    I'd like to nominate H. Bruce Miller and his rant against studded tires for this week's WTF. He claims, "They're somewhat better at stopping a
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Only Kidding!

    WOW! Didn't really expect such an outpouring of emotional gratitude from The Source community. I guess I must have struck a nerve of some sort,

Culture

  • Book Talk
  • Getting Behind the Camera

    Annie Leibovitz is, of course, a photographer, not a writer. That's why her new book, At Work, might surprise some who crack the 240-page hardcover

Food & Drink

  • Chow
  • Get Lucky in 2009

    Each year on New Year's Day, no matter how hung over I am, I host a brunch. Continuing a long family tradition, I serve black-eyed
  • Chow
  • Get Lucky in 2009

    Each year on New Year's Day, no matter how hung over I am, I host a brunch. Continuing a long family tradition, I serve black-eyed

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