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skdadl at pogge reminds us that certain parties regularly get away with spinning their regular wrongitude into a larger, more noble narrative of rightness.  And that those who were right never get the credit for it. Read below the fold...

Political Psychology: Obama, Sexism, and the Infantile Id

(caution: rant zone ahead)

Last night I finished up six days in Wonderland. Read below the fold...

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Who Obama supported for Mayor

So this is the guy that Obama supported as Mayor

http://www.militantislammonitor.org/arti...

Any choice is a better choice than Obama dudes. Read below the fold...

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America declared Misogynistic

Elton John says so!

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on another note
Caroline Kennedy to lead "women from Obama rally", she is going to be handing out the cutesy Obama buttons "Hot Chicks dig Obama"

I'll keep my own free stickers thanks

http://www.ingalagringa.com/items/

Oh I'll take a few dozen one for all my friends. Read below the fold...

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Winner Take All

Rasmussen shows us what we would have if we had a winner take all-based system in two scenarios.

1. Winner Take All (not including MI or FL):
Clinton: 1427
Obama: 1260

Still to come: 566 delegates. Read below the fold...

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Adventures of an Alternate Delegate

"I am not a member of an organized political party," Will Rogers famously said, "I'm a Democrat."

Boy was he right.

There were more than 750 delegates present for the Democratic County Convention in Lubbock County, Texas today. By the time they handed the (new) gavel over to the incoming county party chair at 8 p.m., maybe 250 remained in the building. Read below the fold...

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Saudi Women Turning Segregation Upside Down?

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Deep Thought of the Day

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Introduction to 'Complexity Economics': Wherein A.Citizen discovers that his'Theory of Pie' turns out to be valid!

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I finally finished The Origin of Wealth by Eric D. Beinhocker. It will soon be available in our Brain Food section.Why did I read this book? Well, Matt Stoller mentioned it at OpenLeft and I thought it sounded interesting. And was it ever! Thanks Matt for the tip.

Many of you have heard my 'Theory of Pie' as it applies to differentiating between progressives and 'conservatives', at least if you came to the meetings you would have. It goes like this: Read below the fold...

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Thursday Deep Thoughts

So reading some email discussions, I was reminded of the old DFH saying: the first person at the meeting to suggest violence is the plant. Time-tested, that one is. Just sayin.

Meanwhile, Terrance rants well about getting our pols to say no to more Jesusjuice in public discourse.

I hate it when I have to truncate blogging for drudgery, don't you? Have a good one, peeps. Read below the fold...

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Dr. Dipak Desai; or why we need trial lawyers

Maya at Suburban Guerrilla

This guy in Vegas exposes countless people to disease by ordering the reuse of needles at his clinic and the best he can do is sympathy? I cannot even conceive of any punishment bad enough to make justice.

Review Journal Letters to the Editor

Not long ago, an organization named Keep Our Doctors in Nevada pressured the Legislature into an emergency session and persuaded Nevada citizens to vote for medical malpractice protection, all in the name of a phony "medical malpractice crisis."

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Busted Part Deux

Wow. Goeglein was fired from his job at the White House too. Oh, excuse me, he "resigned" but we all know what really happened, don't we?

I think it's been a rather bad day for him. As you'd expect, I wholeheartedly agree that plagiarism should have serious consequences. I just didn't realize that the Bush White House would actually levy them against someone serving in Bush's office. Read below the fold...

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American health insurance: a failed model

Via Atrios: Health Net ordered to pay $9 million after canceling cancer patient's policy

One of California's largest for-profit insurers stopped a controversial practice of canceling sick policyholders Friday after a judge ordered Health Net Inc. to pay more than $9 million to a breast cancer patient it dropped in the middle of chemotherapy.

The ruling by a private arbitration judge was the first of its kind and the most powerful rebuke to the state's major insurers whose cancellation practices are under fire from the courts, state regulators and elected officials.

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