Daily Archives: June 28, 2011

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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Feminist Cooties and the Primary-Go-Round

Caveat: I am aware that this post is self-important and melodramatic. The personal is political, and politics have real personal consequences for people. I’ve been MIA for the last little while because grad school is exhausting, and because I was … Continue reading

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Do liberals have a problem with black conservatives?

“Liberals have a problem with black conservatives… You don’t fit in the box. You are jumping out of the pen.” I’m a liberal and I don’t have a problem with black conservatives. I don’t have a problem with conservatives of … Continue reading

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Obama’s balls

It turns out that Obama does have balls. He had them specially made. Does anyone know where I can buy his balls? Because I would really love to whack his balls with a club. All joking aside, the problem with … Continue reading

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A Wisconsin whodunnit

JSOnline: Two probes opened into Bradley claim Two agencies are investigating a claim by Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley that Justice David Prosser put her in a chokehold earlier this month – an allegation Gov. Scott Walker on Monday … Continue reading

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