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American Primitive: The "Why" Behind a Movement

January 18, 2009 — American Primitive is the "why" that drove early activists like Harvey Milk and the Stonewall demonstrators to demand equality. It's a film about the struggle to redefine a peaceful, safe home against hatred, misunderstanding,...
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Waking Up from the American Dream, 1950s Style

January 9, 2009 — Revolutionary Road, directed by Sam Mendes and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet (Mrs. Sam Mendes), takes us back to the post-war tree-lined Utopia Americans still dream for today. The sacred tableau of loving newlyweds, a promising career, and
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Jeremy Piven: The Un-American Cop-Out

December 23, 2008 — 2008 has stressed America's morale in unimaginable ways. Growing jobless numbers, astronomical fuel costs, a senseless war, and the worst economy in decades have challenged the family budget as employees have been forced to make more and more concessions
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Baby Jesus is Kidnapped in Beverly Hills (Video)

December 20, 2008 — Christmastime. It's an adjective for some, a noun for others, and a verb for most of the Christian world. In the mid-1930's Coca-Cola illustrator Haddon Sundblom gave America its perfect commercial image of Santa. Soft...
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Marilyn Monroe's Vision for a New America

December 4, 2008 — As our world reels with stress from fear and mismanagement, humanity must not lose her most beautiful attribute. Whether it's the open slaughter of turkeys, the horrors of war, Prop 8, or trampling a ...
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Hey Mr. God, Lookie What I Did to Those Nasty Homosexuals!

November 13, 2008 — The passage of California's Prop 8 comes to many as a shock, to some as a wake-up call, and to the rest of America as no real surprise. In 2000, Bush's newly formed...
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"Fagots -- Stay Out"

November 6, 2008 — Even as Barack Obama was decrying division, celebrating equality, and promising his new tomorrow, California was suffering her worst constitutional injustice since the Japanese-American internment camps.
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A Message from John McCain

November 3, 2008 — You know people have called me a Maverick, but very few know where that term came from. Well, back in the cattle-rustling days, everybody branded their herds EXCEPT the Mavericks.
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To Lynch a Mockingbird

October 31, 2008 — Today Adrian and Brandon, both aged 28, were married. They met nine years ago when Adrian's mother introduced her "out" son to the "nice boy in the optical shop". They've been sharing their lives ever...
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The Third Reich Rises for Prop 8 (Video)

October 30, 2008 — At a recent Prop 8 rally Brad Dacus, an official campaign spokesman, actually compared the right of same-sex couples to marry to the rise of Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany.
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