Posts in category "Headlines"

Gay Haiku: Jason Collins Comes Out - Do Young Fans Care?

Gay Haiku: Jason Collins Comes Out - Do Young Fans Care?
Collins Says, “I’m Gay” It’s going to be big news I wish it wasn’t   The upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated has a story that most will consider big news … I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a... Read more »

Amendments In Haiku: The (Limited) Right To Bear Arms

Amendments In Haiku: The (Limited) Right To Bear Arms
  First two Amendments One protects speech, one gun rights But they’re not the same   As the appropriate government response to the massacre in Newtown is debated, we’ll hear gun rights advocates making comparisons between the First and Second Amendments to the Constitution. Wayne LaPierre did it in his poorly-received speech proposing armed guards... Read more »

The Most Offensive Reaction (So Far) To Newtown Shootings

The Most Offensive Reaction (So Far) To Newtown Shootings
No haiku today, just outrage.   For a few days I’ve been trying to compile a list of the most offensive reactions to last Friday’s events in Newtown CT. The most difficult thing was trying to rank them, and decide which was the most outrageous statement or action. A Texas gun store is offering discounts... Read more »
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Front Pages In Haiku: The Weekly Telegraph

I wonder what’s on their sports page? A busy news week Means a weekly newspaper Has lots to report