To most people, your job is your life or a very significant part of your life.  Survey after survey supports that view.  Common sense tells us it must be true.  We see that in the case of Shirley Sherrod.  Fired for no good reason as part of  a huge misunderstanding.  Her employer, the US Department

Shirley Sherrod, the former Department of Agriculture official,  will sue the blogger who posted her comments out of context.  See report.  Good for her.  The report does not explain what the suit will be based on.  But, I would expect she could sue him for defamation or "false light" defemation.  The blogger, Andrew Breitbart, is

 Racism is often just below the surface in our society.  A black woman admits that she felt some antipathy toward a white farmer.  She learned from her own racism and grew from it.  Yet, her story is used to fan the flames of white fear.  See story.  Shirley Sherrod discussed her first case working