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Women use the darndest things!


But computers!?

Wait 'til Larry Summers hears about this! Read more about Women use the darndest things!

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The troubling Elizabeth Edwards


Historiann's got the goods on that cancer bitch who made her husband cheat on her and didn't publicly share the vital information about where he stuck his dick. Read more about The troubling Elizabeth Edwards

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The Bashing of Sonia


Sonia Sotomayor hasn't even been nominated to the Supreme Court yet, and already she's being bashed by a whisper campaign that started with Jeffery Rosen at TNR, and now continues with a disgustingly sexist and racist Letterman parody that paints her as an over-emotional dumb Latina Judge Judy.

It feels like the 2008 primary all over again. Read more about The Bashing of Sonia

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Defining Bigotry


In the Audacity of Democracy, I define bigoted language as language that relies on demeaning cultural stereotypes for its punch. One of the things that went badly wrong in the primary is that no one with a big enough megaphone to provoke a cultural discussion defined bigoted language. As a result, it became a matter of opinion whether something was sexist or racist. In point of fact, there are objective standards available to define these things. Read more about Defining Bigotry

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The view from not-under-the-bus


Imagine, a Democrat standing up on a controversial issue that affects disadvantaged and marginalized people! Every once in a while, you don't have to imagine it.

Mandos's picture

You can't bomb women into liberty


[Welcome Bread and Roses readers -- lambert]

Boris at the Canadian blog (Canada is up to its eyebrows in Afghanistan) The Galloping Beaver has an instructive take on why colonial wars like the ones in Afghanistan and/or northwestern Pakistan are so futile.

...Tahira Abdullah posits a hell of a problem for anyone involved who does not favour the Taleban: What is to be done?

Sarah's picture

Chicken and egg? Religion and inconsideration?


Athenae over at First Draft pretty much nails Rick Warren's recent comment that he's never ever alone with a woman when he's not at home. But this has been a sort of low-grade, high-yield dirty bomb on a lot of left-blogosphere sites lately, so I thought I'd add my six bits. Read more about Chicken and egg? Religion and inconsideration?

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FDL: Eminem disses Palin. Yay!


FDL (Emphasis mine):

Alaska's Frost Lady is part of Eminem's stimulus package.

Gov GILF has a new fan in rapper Eminem, who includes Sarah Palin in a wish list of ladies with whom he'd like to be intimately involved. Palin joins the rapper's hit list of simulated sexy celebs like Lindsey Lohan, Kim Kardashian, and Jessica Simpson in the video for "We Made You." Fame, it's a bitch.

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UCC Draws Fire for Condom Distribution Stance


So, there's this church, the UCC. Apparently President Obama is a member of this denomination, but that's probably NOT what drew them to the attention of the "OneNewsNow" organization. Instead, it's that (not unlike the President, on many issues), the UCC is acting on their faith -- and the obligation they see in it to serve their fellow human beings. Read more about UCC Draws Fire for Condom Distribution Stance

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What is the MATTER with Kansas? Jury acquits, Medical Board opens probe


because apparently if you have a license to practice medicine, double jeopardy doesn't apply. Atrios says this is a victory. I'm not so sure.

Prosecutors had alleged that Dr. George Tiller had in 2003 gotten second opinions from a doctor who was essentially an employee of his, not independent as state law requires, but a jury took only about an hour to find him not guilty of all 19 counts.

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A winger's job is never done: The guilt-ridden consciences of baby-killing liberals

I have made no secrets that I find conservative columnist and pundit Cal Thomas particularly repugnant. What bothers me most about him is that conservatives pass the guy off as some kind of reasonable intellectual, and Cal, himself, often passes himself off as an elite conservative rather than the religious whack-job that he really is.

It should have come as no surprise, then, when I saw his most recent column in my local paper, yesterday, peddling him same old smug and repugnant bullshit, but he never ceases to amaze me in this regard. Read more about A winger's job is never done: The guilt-ridden consciences of baby-killing liberals

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Catholic Church Prefers Rapists to Their Victims


It's a really good thing that God (Ceiling Cat, FSM, Buddha, Deity of your choice) has claimed vengeance, and the right to judgement (Romans 12:19-21). 'Cause, otherwise, the Catholic authorities who chose to excommunicate the mother of, and doctors for, a nine-year-old girl raped by her stepfather and pregnant with twins after the pregnancy was terminated last week, would seriously be at the top of my list of the most major jerks in the history of the known universe, yo. Read more about Catholic Church Prefers Rapists to Their Victims


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