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The release of the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter had us fact-checking about any real-life connections between U.S. presidents and the undead. We dug one up, involving Lincoln’s hand-picked successor – and an alleged presidential vampire pardon.
Contributor Benjamin Brown looks at 10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, who is getting a bit of media attention this week as a movie debuts about Lincoln’s fictional exploits as a vampire hunter.
Shawn Poole, a contributing writer for Backstreets, says fans should honor the late Clarence Clemons by understanding the roots of racism.
Lyle Denniston explains what Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on television obscenity means, and why the court didn’t settle the First Amendment debate involving broadcasters, live profanity and brief images of nudity.
The Supreme Court, as expected, didn’t rule on health care on Thursday, but it did rule on an important case involving nudity and cursing that included the F-word, Cher and George Carlin in its decision.