A History of Fools

Grainne Rhuad-In 1708 a correspondent wrote in to the British Apollo magazine to ask, “Whence proceeds the custom of making April Fools?” The question is one that many people are still asking today.

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Why Bradley Manning Matters

Grainne Rhuad- Why Should you care about 22 yr. old Pfc. Bradley Manning? His case will set a precident for how we treat military whistleblowers.

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Union Maid?

By: Grainne Rhuad- Have Labor Unions past the point of their usefulness? Is there any use trying to turn this ship around?

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9-11: Mainstream Media’s Golden Chalice

By: A.B. Thomas- In the world there are two primary types of people: Those who wear their faith like a serape, and those who wield their faith like a scythe.

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Mosque Zero

By: Grainne Rhuad- “Applying contemporary standards of tolerance to medieval Muslim history and policy does a disservice to the prospects of reconciliation in our times. The assumption by some that an inherent medieval Islamic intolerance prevailed and that it underlies present-day Muslim terrorism is a distortion of reality.”

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Cannabis goes Corporate

By: Grainne Rhuad-Let me fill you in on how I feel about Pot, really.

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Ballyhoo Baby

By: Grainne Rhuad- At the heart of a deep and abiding love for sideshows of all kinds are the stories, of life, love, adventure and food.

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