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    More Enlightenment From the Feminists

    Friday’s Chapel Hill Herald carried a gem of a letter to the editor from a member of the UNC-Chapel Hill group “Feminist Students United.” In it, Natalia Deeb-Sossa expresses her indignation that the Carolina Women’s Center, which of course is supposed to serve all women, has finally agreed to…
    Locker Room contributor, March 29, 2004
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    NC State hops on the gay theology train, too

    The other UNC flagship puts together a panel to assuage worries about what the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob really meant about homosexuality. Panel members include Jimmy Creech; rabbi Raachel Jurovics, the program director at Temple Beth Or, a reform Jewish congregation; Reverend Wanda Floyd, an openly lesbian…
    Locker Room contributor, March 29, 2004
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    UNC-CH speaker: No original sin if God just made gay men

    Theology with a UNC twist: “Mab Segrest, a professor at Connecticut College and the author of “Memoirs of a Race Traitor,” gave the keynote address Saturday night … “‘We’ve heard a lot lately about Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve,’ Segrest said. ‘But, personally, I wonder if Steve…
    Locker Room contributor, March 29, 2004
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    Unskilled? Hah!

    Cue the world’s tiniest violin: The Washington Post warns that if grocery employees agree on a contract with the Safeway and Giant supermarkets, the “middle class could be out of reach.” The Post uses the life of Safeway cashier Glennis Mitchiner to illustrate what employees may lose if they…
    Locker Room contributor, March 29, 2004
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    an excellent quotation

    I’ve just come across an excellent quotation by Jefferson that I’d never read before: “I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” Just imagine how different the US would be if…
    Locker Room contributor, March 29, 2004
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    The Language of Senators

    Who started this inconsequential argument over cable television in the first place? We should be discussing more vital issues like yesterday’s passage by the Senate of the Unborn Victims of Violence Act. Naturally, the big print media (checked ’em all: AP, WashPost, NYTimes, USA Today) chose to introduce…
    Locker Room contributor, March 26, 2004
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    Why are other countries outsourcing so many jobs to the U.S.

    Guess what? Other countries are outsourcing more jobs to the U.S. than the U.S. is outsourcing to the rest of the world. See for yourself.
    Locker Room contributor, March 26, 2004
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    Cable babble

    If Hobson had cable in his stable, he’d have made everyone watch the Golf Channel. Just like Comcast, which owns the Golf Channel and provides it in even the cheapest package. But I have to pay an extra $45 a month to get ESPN and C-SPAN — the only two…
    Locker Room contributor, March 26, 2004