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2009-05-03 11:51 pm

New York Times goodies on Green Day, Obama, etc

The Morning After ‘American Idiot’ - Good article on the new Green Day album.
Obama Is Nudging Views on Race, a Survey Finds.
Voices Reflect Rising Sense of Racial Optimism in the wake of Obama's election. (Companion article to the survey above)

On a more sour note, if you read French:
De la haine d'Obama à la violence armée -- From hatred of Obama to armed violence... Talks about the increase in the number of right-wing extremist and hate crimes groups, and hatred of Obama in general from the like.

Speaking of which, [livejournal.com profile] springheel_jack reposts: A longshot Georgia candidate for governor who’s already admitted having sex with a mule before finding God says he’s ready to sacrifice his own son in an effort to get his state to secede from the union.

Bonus for [livejournal.com profile] icecreamemperor: Leonard Cohen transformed 'Hallelujah' into a revelation