Americans on Politics, Policy, And Pop Culture: The 101 Best Opinion Editorials from Opeds.com

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iUniverse, 2005 - Political Science - 296 pages
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Tomorrow morning in thousands of newspapers around the country, opinion editorials (or "op-eds") will appear by well-paid columnists like George Will, Michael Barone, Linda Chavez, and many others. Their sharply tuned vocabularies and finely crafted articles serve an important function in shaping public opinion on politics, social issues, and more.

But they ain't the only ones.

The Internet has made publishing and widespread distribution available to a new brand of opinion writers. They are teachers, lawyers, construction workers and parents with plenty of insightful things to say. And they're saying them at OpinionEditorials.com.

OpinionEditorials.com is the only online editorial site that publishes op-eds from writers of all levels and backgrounds-from seasoned columnists to everyday Americans-on a wide variety of topics. The popular web site has become the only resource for what "the rest of America is saying."

Americans on Politics, Policy, and Pop Culture contains 101 of the best op-eds published to date at OpinionEditorials.com. In it you'll find a wide variety of short pieces on everyone from President George W. Bush to John Kerry.

You'll also find opinions both poignant and humorous on:

  • Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction
  • CBS' newsroom malfunction
  • Howard Dean's brain malfunction

What other book offers you that?

 

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User Review  - WarnerToddHuston - LibraryThing

Opinions PLEASE! Anyone? Bueller? What do they say? Opinions are like, um, noses ... everyone's got 'em? (Of course "noses" isn't the exact phrase, but you get the picture) Yet, I challenge the ... Read full review

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Rex Curry (Dr. Rex Curry, the Attorney) wrote the part entitled "Tree Laws Kill Trees" and it is fascinating, along with so many other points made in "American on Politics, Policy, And Pop Culture: The 101 Best Opinion Editorials.

Contents

The Morality of Prenatal Diagnosis
5
Kerry On NEAs Leash
13
Who Hates Whom?
19
Behind The Marriage Protection Act
27
Sticky Fingers Berger and the Case of the Inadvertently missing
35
Big Infanticide
43
John Kerry is a Scaredycat
48
What We Learned About Peace
55
The Fall of the Media Empire
155
The War on the Budweiser Frogs
163
A Fundamental Fact Of War With Fundamentalists
170
Banzhafs Fat Fallacies
176
The Case Against Gay Marriage
179
Edwards Believes in Two Americas
185
Liberty is not the source of our immorality
193
Is Kerry Already Excommunicated from the Church?
200

the PC
63
Time for Destructive Engagement
70
Eihrenreich Contra Aristotle
77
Youve Got the Wrong Jesus Howard
83
See Liberal People
91
Think Ill Name Her Dianne
99
Blessed Packages from Iraq
106
The Latest Tool of the American Left
114
Winning One for the Gipper
117
With Reservations I Will Vote for George W Bush
124
We Dont Want Jimmy Carter Judging Our Elections
132
The United Nations is Rapidly Making Itself Irrelevant
141
What is the Deal with a Caucasian Club?
147
Election Day Reflections
209
The Chicken or the Egg?
216
Rantings of a Silenced College Conservative
223
Footnotes to Plato
230
They Should Have Known
236
Voted for Nader in 2000 Voting for Bush in 2004
244
A Secular Approach to Conservatism
247
The First Female President
254
Diplomacy without Power is like Praying to an Idol
262
Are There Typewriters in Heaven?A tribute to John Averyt
270
Shock Awe and Fleeting Patriotism
277
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