Monthly Archives: June 2011

Even prostitutes can be raped

Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he attacked her in his Manhattan … Continue reading

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He’s not a dick, he’s a pussy

Toilet Paper Media: White House spokesman Jay Carney may have played a direct role in MSNBC’s decision to sack — er, suspend indefinitely — Time magazine’s Mark Halperin for calling President Obama a “dick” on Morning Joe. Carney said he … Continue reading

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Crack cocaine sentencing reforms made retroactive

Colorlines: The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted today to apply retroactively sentencing reform for crack cocaine convictions that Congress passed last year. This will give more than 12,000 inmates—85 percent of whom are black—the opportunity to go before a judge and … Continue reading

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This is ridiculous

Andy Barr at Pathetico: Palin fans tire of 2012 question Bristol Palin says she knows her mother’s decision about whether she will run for president. But even as Sarah Palin spends the day in Iowa, that’s much more than the … Continue reading

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Media Matters insults clowns

Media Matters put together the video clip above. I took offense at what Mark Halperin said but I only know one dick. On the other hand I have lots of friends that are clowns. Tonight is Glenn Beck’s last show. … Continue reading

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Mark Halperin insults dicks

“I thought he was a dick yesterday” One of my oldest and best friends is a dick and on his behalf I find that comment insulting. Halperin should personally apologize to every dick in the country. Hot Air: Halperin should … Continue reading

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In re Lilly Ledbetter

I can’t believe I am citing with approval to a post at Cheetoville: The president and Lilly Ledbetter by Kaili Joy Gray Lilly Ledbetter is a name that has become a convenient euphemism. It means “women’s rights.” It means “fair … Continue reading

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Chutzpah

chutz·pah also hutz·pah n. Utter nerve; shameless audacity; unbelievable gall [from Yiddish] The Foundry: The chief economic culprit of President Obama’s Wednesday press conference was undoubtedly “corporate jets.” He mentioned them on at least six occasions, each time offering their … Continue reading

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Glenzilla plays “gotcha games”

Glenn Greenwald: Yesterday, State Department adviser Harold Koh testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee regarding the war in Libya. The Committee had also requested the appearance of top lawyers from the Justice and Defense Departments — who, contrary to … Continue reading

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Obligatory Obamacare decision post

The Obamacrats are woo-hooing and high-fiving over the Sixth Circuit decision upholding the constitutionality of Obamacare. As usual their celebrations are premature. I’m not going to go into detail about the decision for two reasons: 1. It ain’t over until … Continue reading

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Why global warming made it rain last night in the Central Valley

If you live east of the Rockies you probably don’t see anything strange with rain this time of year. But here in the Central Valley of California summer rain isused to be an oxymoron. In non-drought years (a whole ‘nother … Continue reading

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Obama supports “states rights”

Think Progress: President Obama was asked if he believes that civil marriage is a constitutional right during his press conference this morning. Rather than answering that question, Obama reiterated his record on LGBT issues and argued that marriage is best … Continue reading

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It doesn’t count because he had his fingers crossed

I want to talk about this post by Professor Jacobson at Legal Insurrection: In January 2009, President Obama appointed National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Vice President for Research, Advocacy, and Legislation Cecilia Munoz to be his Director of the … Continue reading

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Why they fear her – Palin in Pella

An unofficial video of the speech Sarah Palin made to the theatre audience right after the movie ended. No teleprompter, no notes, 6 minutes of passion and inspiration to her supporters. “Share that message. Not about me, but about the … Continue reading

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Because she’s black?

This story from ABC unintentionally reveals the racist attitudes of some members of the media: Sarah Palin’s Unlikely Supporter ABC News’ Sheila Marikar (@SheilaYM) reports from Pella, Iowa: There’s the stereotype of the Sarah Palin supporter, and then there’s Sonnie … Continue reading

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WTF week continues

Opposing Views A new book is out that purports to blow the lid off of the true conservative Republican lifestyle — a lifestyle of casual sex and “a seemingly endless supply of narcotics.” The book is called “Life of the … Continue reading

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Weird times in Wisconsin

Via Hot Air, Christian Schneider at The Corner: With the Wisconsin Supreme Court devolving into a storyline only Vince McMahon could love, rumors are still swirling about what actually happened when two justices engaged in a physical confrontation behind closed … Continue reading

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How do you act like a sexist pig without looking like one?

The NY Birdcage Liner: Running Against Bachmann Poses Challenges for Male Rivals Representative Michele Bachmann’s entry into the presidential race on Monday ensures one particular repeat of the 2008 campaign: another chance to test the impact of gender on American … Continue reading

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Take the money and run

Think Progress Less than three years after receiving $10 billion in bailout money from American taxpayers, Goldman Sachs informed its employees recently that it will fire 1,000 workers in the United States and elsewhere, shifting their jobs to the cheaper … Continue reading

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The best government that money can buy

Obama pushing behind scenes to win over big-dollar donors President Obama and top White House aides are waging a behind-the-scenes push to win over skeptical big-dollar donors — whose early money is needed to help fund a dramatic summertime expansion … Continue reading

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