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The Madeleine Brand Show for December 20, 2010




American active duty soldiers like this servicemember in Iraq, may soon be free to know or share information about their sexual orientation.
American active duty soldiers like this servicemember in Iraq, may soon be free to know or share information about their sexual orientation.
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Congress kicked it into high gear this lame duck session, striking a tax compromise and repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Is there more legislation coming this week? And what's next for the gay rights movement? Then, does my kid have head lice? Later, earthquake warning systems, Urban Dictionary's words of the year, and remembering Captain Beefheart.