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Walter Jones Update

May 17, 2005 - Check out Pam Spaulding on the illustrious North Carolina congressman Walter "Freedom Fries" Jones and his latest caper (he wants to "restrict access" to -- i.e. ban -- children's books that mention homosexuality).

Oil for Bombs

May 17, 2005 - Lurking beneath the headlines about the much-touted oil-for-food scandal (that, helpfully for the right, involves the U.N., a British leftist, some French guy, and lots of "top Kremlin operatives") is

Messes in Texas

May 13, 2005 - Two days ago Facing South blogged about the temporary grounding of the parental consent bill in the Texas Legislature. The reprieve proved to be a very short one.

Nope, No Racism Here...

May 12, 2005 - A few weeks back (April 19), the Greensboro City Council passed a resolution opposing the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission, set up to look into the infamous 1979 "

The Minutemen Are Coming

May 12, 2005 - Residents of South Texas, watch out - the civilian border patrol denounced by President Bush as "vigilantes" has plans to start patrolling the Texas border with Mexico in October.