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Links With Your Cocktails -Tuesday Night

  • Reading the Godless Constitution

    I'm a big fan of the Constitution and I'm all for reading it -- publicly or privately, silently or aloud. If almost anyone else were proposing this stunt, I'd say it couldn't hurt. But I pay attention, and after years of seeing this lot disrespecting national symbols and institutions by reducing them to tribalist slogans and playground taunts I don't relish the idea of these idiots doing the same to the Constitution. I don't want to see it distorted and disrespected the way the John Birchers of the tea party movement treat the American flag, the national anthem, the names and memories of the founders and every other symbol they can usurp for use as a culture-war weapon while failing utterly to comprehend its meaning.

  • Racists Totally Freak Out Over Idris Elba Playing Norse God in 'Thor'

    Did you know that the totally made-up-by-medieval-drunks gods of Norse mythology were all white? Literally none of them were African. We didn't know that, but thanks to the prodigious efforts of the Council of Conservative Citizens and their friends at Boycott-Thor.com, the truth has been revealed: Heimdall, Sentry of Asgard, was white and Idris Elba, the English actor hired to portray Heimdall in Marvel Studios' Thor, is black! BLACK!

  • Detroit in ruins

    Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre's extraordinary photographs documenting the dramatic decline of a major American city

  • 'Fracking' Pollution In Water: Pennsylvania Allows Natural Gas Drilling Waste Disposal In Waterways

Prayer Meeting

The Now Show's Marcus Brigstocke on God, Detroit, and the Reverend Charles Ellis, a man who has a special way with words, really. "We have never seen as midnight an hour as we face this week," he told the congregation.

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SUVs at altar, Detroit church prays for a bailout




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(tip to pedantsareus)