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01.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
Yesterday, The Cleveland Plain Dealer ran the rare apology for not using a racial epithet. On Martin Luther King Day. Neat. Phillip Morris, whose parents should have known better before naming him, wrote a column about his discomfort hearing a specific racial slur inadvertently used by a bartender quoting the movie Pulp Fiction. Why, Morris wondered, did he cheer when a black actor used the word in the movie and cringe when a white bartender merely recounted the same line, one written by notably white guy, Quentin Tarantino? Which epithet was it? Who knows? After much argument, The Cleveland Plain Dealer edited it out of the column. They went with the construct “n

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01.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
Bush The Delusional is trying desperately to gather support for an attack on Iran before he and Cheney move to Dubai. Here is what he said, as reported in the NYT, "Iran's actions threaten the security of nations everywhere. So, the U.S. is strengthening our long-standing security commitments with our friends in the gulf and [get this], rallying our friends around the world to control the danger [...