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British MP’s: Homophobia OK in Faith Schools

Posted February 26, 2010 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

“Faith” schools in Britain may soon have a government seal of approval to teach homophobia in their institutions. That’s what opponents of an amendment to a law passed by the Members of Parliament (and soon to be considered by the
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Lisa Engelken’s “Caravan”

Posted February 26, 2010 by E. "Doc" Smith

One of my favorite groups from those halcyon days in DC were “The Zimmermans”, fronted by the explosive vocals of “Lisa E“, and featuring the songwriting and guitar talents of Jonathan Spottiswoode, the band made its CD debut in 1994
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Obama Wins Health Care Political Theater: Now What?

Posted February 25, 2010 by Randy Shaw

It’s a safe bet that President Obama will run intellectual circles around Congressional Republicans at today’s televised health care forum, as nobody does political theater better than Barack Obama. From his acclaimed speech on race in early 2008, to his
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Will Dufty Protect North Beach Seniors from Eviction?

Posted February 25, 2010 by Paul Hogarth

David Chiu’s legislation on garage additions in North Beach was supposed to pass the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. But because Bevan Dufty had concerns, the item was continued for two weeks. The ordinance would curb the wave of Ellis
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