The problem with being a Conservative, besides the fact that you spend all your time trying to ruin things for everyone else, is that, let's face it, you're really square. You probably have a million sexual hang-ups, you're always 50 years too late to claim credit for any social movements tha ... More >>
I never wanted to be called an artist. I wanted to be called a photographer
BY MARC COOPER I'll leave the exploitation of 9/11 to the professional pols. The date -- and its surrounding commemoration -- has become about as meaningless as Thanksgiving, except you don't get a day off from school or work. We all know we are not an iota safer than we were seven years ago. Quit ... More >>
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