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Fact-checking the debate

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You have to...HAND IT to my opponent. Eh? Get it? I'm sorry, sometimes my jokes are a little strange because I was a POW and a war hero.

This Tuesday saw the second meeting between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain, the respective Democratic and Republican nominees for the American presidency. The debate was a “town hall” format, in quotes because it wasn’t really a town hall format, hosted by Tom Brokaw, the most passive-aggressive journalist anyone could find. The modern debate has become another forum for political candidates to spin the truth in their favor; and while there are More >

Zippity-doo-dah

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So I was in a particularly good mood earlier today, for no real reason, and inexplicably I started whistling “Zippity-doo-dah” to myself. It’s a catchy, happy song, despite its origins in Disney’s nefarious “Song of the South.” I caught myself happily whistling along with Uncle Remus, merely celebrating my good day, and I stopped and asked myself: does this make me racist?

Weighing heavily on my mind is the recent controversy in the video game press surrounding Newsweek blogger N’Gai Croal’s comments over the Resident Evil 5 trailer. To sum up everything, the RE5 trailer shows the game More >

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