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By: Monday August 27, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches/videos on current issues that may be of interest.

Xenophobia Is The New Superpower Heroin(e)

By: Sunday October 17, 2010 1:06 pm

Zenophobia is ugly and it produces irrational behavior toward fellow beings, too often with tragic consequences. Out leaders would serve their countries better by inspiring us toward better behavior instead of falling in with the goose steppers that thrive on bad feelings and the rabble they produce.

Stephen Colbert to Testify Before Congress, Fox News Furious

By: Thursday September 23, 2010 5:30 pm

Arch pundit Stephen Colbert is scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee’s immigration subcommittee on Friday September 24 to discuss his experience picking fruit as part of the United Farm Workers Take Our Jobs program, which invites U.S. citizens and legal residents to replace tens of thousands of immigrant field laborers, most of whom are undocumented. Conservatives are outraged, naturally.

FDL Movie Night: Cowboys and Indians The Great Diversion

By: Monday August 30, 2010 5:00 pm

Tonight’s filmmaker Danielle Agnello comes to us with two films, her first feature Lime Salted Love, a dark surreal look at loneliness and the things we do to avoid it and the dark secrets that got us there; and her just completed short Cowboys and Indians: The Great Diversion which shows up anti-immigrationists as morans.

Lime Salted Love was written and co-directed by Danielle who also co-stars in the film. It’s tragedy of love and secrets, very different from Cowboys and Indians which shows the idiocy of Tea Party/Minutemen types with their own words.

Robert Rodriguez’s MACHETE Has Some Cinco de Mayo Words for AZ

By: Wednesday May 5, 2010 7:30 pm

A very special Cinco de Mayo card to Arizona from director Robert Rodriguez, starring Jessica Alba, Robert De Niro, Lindsay Lohan, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin and Danny Trejo as the title character Machete.

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