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Oprah, Me and Reality TV (tags)
My escapades auditioning for on Oprah Winfrey’s new reality program, "Your Own Show." Ten contestants will compete to host their own television show on Oprah’s new network, OWN.
Clean Money: Better Elections (tags)
Clean money means accountability to voters, not special interests. It gives the ordinary citizen access to candidates. It levels the playing field and increases voter participation.
Stephen Colbert Smokes Out Political Ickiness (tags)
What did America learn from comedian Stephen Colbert's presidential campaign? All about political ickiness.
Gnomes, Smiley Faces and the LA Gay Debate (tags)
I attended the televised Democratic debate in Los Angeles, which focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. The evening’s theme was about moving towards a necessary equality
Confessions of an Adopted Child (tags)
As an adopted child, I felt ideologically out of place. I wondered if a person could have a genetic predisposition towards particular moral values? Could DNA be a factor in a person's attraction to sports or sequined evening gowns?
Desperately Seeking DNA (tags)
This article explores the connection between genes, crime and adoption.
The Diet of Distraction: Not Food for Thought (tags)
This article argues that the "experts" who ask dieters to calorie count, join programs and think constantly about what they eat are not always offering the best advice.