Posts tagged "republicans"

Been Around For a Long, Long Year

A Review of  No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism, by David Stowe, The University of North Carolina Press, 291 pages by Garrett Baer There is a certain (dead) art to the mixtape, difficult to theorize but easy enough to hear. It’s not quite captured in Nick Hornby’s High Fidelity,...

Passing 9/11 Health Bill Would Mean Disrespecting Christmas

Elissa Lerner: Last Thursday, after Senate republicans filibustered their way out of passing the Zadroga Bill, also known as the 9/11 health care bill which would provide $7.4 billion in health aid to ailing first responders, few took notice. However, on the Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart took the issue quite seriously....

Stop the War on Easter Now!

12 January 2006 Do you feel more or less persecuted than last year? Georgia Republican state representativesplay to their constituencies, with some after-the-fact Christmas- (and possibly Easter) saving legislation, on behalf of “persecuted Christians.”