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  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Tea Party: Let's Rewrite the U.S. Constitution

    Tea Party groups in Palm Beach County are getting hyped on the national movement's latest hobby horse, a national convention of states to rewrite the U.S. Constitution. The scheme is deeply, consciously antidemocratic, giving Wyoming, for example, with fewer than 700,000 residents, as much say in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    White House Turkeys: Are You Team Caramel or Team Popcorn?

    On Wednesday, November 27th, President Obama will do his annual most solemn duty as leader of the free world. No, he won't bring the troops home or cut taxes. He'll announce the pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Although stories have come out regarding the short life-span of these pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Thanksgiving Horror Stories: Pig Abuse, Presidential Pardoned Turkeys Dead

    Today, NBC ran a story about pig abuse at an Oklahoma farm that supplied animals to Tyson Foods. An undercover video shot by Mercy for Animals in September or October of this year, shows workers "kicking, hitting and throwing pigs and slamming piglets into the ground". The video, a public relations ... More >>

  • Film

    June 30, 2005

    You So Lazy

    Martin Lawrence in a crappy kid movie? Whassup with that?

  • Best of BPB

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Mail Chauvinists

    The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is tough on mail fraud -- and, some say, even tougher on its black female agents