October 31, 2010 Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weren't the only funny ones at The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the National Mall Saturday. Here are some of the signs we spotted throughout the day.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert address thousands gathered for The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the National Mall in Washington on Saturday.
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October 31, 2010 Tens of thousands of people got together Saturday on the National Mall with comedians Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart. The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear was mostly a good-natured riot -- a laugh riot, that is.
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October 30, 2010 We look at some of the highs and lows of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's big rally on the National Mall, from words forgotten to words painted in great big fonts on signs.
October 30, 2010 My candidate didn't win the Chicago City Council race, but at least I got to see how politics could be tough but good-natured. It makes me wonder about young people in campaigns today who think the goal is mutual annihilation.
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October 29, 2010 Nate Beeler and Paresh Nath ask, is it anybody's job one?
Michael Jackson performs a dance from the epic cinema presentation 'Thriller', circa 1984.
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October 29, 2010 Guest blogger Jimi Izrael takes readers through some of his favorite scary movie performances of all time.
October 29, 2010 Host Michel Martin and producer Lee Hill, the program's "digital media guy," comb through listener feedback and offer important news updates to recent conversations on the program. Hear listener reactions to NPR's recent termination of news analyst Juan Williams." Also, a 22-year-old Tennessee man is headed to prison after his 2008 plot to assassinate then-presidential candidate Barack Obama.
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October 29, 2010 In this week’s installment of The Barbershop, host Michel Michel Martin talks with author Jimi Izrael, civil rights attorney Arsalan Iftikhar, syndicated columnist Ruben Navarette and screenwriter and graphic novelist John Ridley. They discuss former U.S. President Bill Clinton urging Florida Democrat Kendrick Meek to drop out of the Senate race in Florida; Stephen Colbert and John Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” that will take place in Washington D.C. this Saturday; California GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman’s recent comment on FOX News about her feelings toward the maid “an illegal immigrant” she fired; and Miami Heat basketball player LeBron James’ new Nike commercial.
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October 29, 2010 The national debate over health care has focused on paying for insurance, but James P. Pinkerton of the National Review argues that our dollars would be better spent in research and development so that we can cure diseases, and not just treat them.
October 29, 2010 The Affordable Care Act, often called the health care overhaul, is under the threat of repeal by House and Senate Republicans. Harold Pollack of The New Republic argues that if President Obama wishes to work with the GOP on funding the policy, he should turn to the governors, who are held accountable for the uninsured in their states.
October 29, 2010 Writer and activist Arundhati Roy has recently come under fire from the Indian government for her comments condemning the Indian occupation of Kashmir. Anuj Chopra of Foreign Policy argues that Roy's interpretation of the conflict was correct, Kashmir is under a brutal occupation, and silencing Roy won't solve that.
John Donvan (center) of ABC News moderated the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate "Big Government is Stifling the American Spirit."
October 28, 2010 On Oct. 26, a team of experts argued the issue "Big Government is Stifling the American Spirit" during the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
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Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills were the first same-sex couple featured in a popular wedding profile on Essence.com
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October 28, 2010 Guest bloggers Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills were the first same-sex couple featured in a popular wedding profile on Essence.com
The late Maj. Ronald Keith McQueen poses in an undated photo. McQueen died recently and was the uncle of NPR's Tell Me More host Michel Martin.
October 28, 2010 Host Michel Martin tells readers where she’s been for the past few days – laying her Uncle Ronald or, as she called him, “Unc,” to rest. Martin reflects on his life, explains why her uncle was so special and tells why he will be sorely missed.
October 28, 2010 The Obama administration has come under criticism for its lack of job creation and economic growth, but Cord Jefferson of The Root argues that many of its accomplishments have gone unnoticed. In fact, the administration has implemented many policies that serve and protect minority communities.
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