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Monday, January 24th, 2011

Freethought San Marcos: America’s gun problem

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS When Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot, a federal judge killed along with five others, and fifteen other people wounded in a shooting spree in Tucson just over two weeks ago, I attributed the matter in part to the easy availability of guns that can spew death

Monday, January 17th, 2011

The bowdlerizing of Huckleberry Finn

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS A recent commentary by Leonard Pitts in the Miami Herald explained a significant problem with publication of a new edition of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark...

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Freethought San Marcos: A new attack on end-of-life counseling

Charles Krauthammer, the right-wing political columnist, ended 2010 with an old, noxious story-line dressed up in new clothing.

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Freethought San Marcos: A ‘reasonable man’ shows his petulant side

Barack Obama has always projected the persona of the most reasonable person in the room, a person above name-calling. Until this past week, at least. In response to criticism of the deal his minions brokered with the...

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Freethought San Marcos: The TSA and travelers’ rights

Voices from the right, the left, the middle, and everywhere else on the political spectrum have been explaining, sometimes passionately, their opposition to the new search procedures for passengers on commercial aircraft, which started just before Thanksgiving...