Daily Archives: July 2, 2011

Saturday 60’s music open thread

I’d tell you where I’ve been but then I’d have to kill you. What are you up to this weekend?

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A submissive POTUS?

Slate: Hail to the Housewife Can Michele Bachmann be the leader of the free world and still obey her husband like a good evangelical? In a speech at a mega-church in the Minneapolis area back in 2006, Michele Bachmann explained … Continue reading

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MYOB

Hipparchia at Corrente: Even if you don’t live in Wisconsin, you can help with their recall elections What were your family’s summer vacation plans? Why not visit Wisconsin? It’s a lovely state, with lots to do, and you can help … Continue reading

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Let’s push that old bitch under the bus!

New York Birdcage Liner: Democrats and liberals have a nightmare vision of the Supreme Court’s future: President Barack Obama is defeated for re-election next year and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at 78 the oldest justice, soon finds her health will … Continue reading

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The presumption of innocence, reasonable doubt and factual innocence

There is a lot of heated discussion going on here and around the blogosphere over the rape accusation made against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Yesterday it was revealed that the complaining witness, an immigrant from Guinea, has lied repeatedly about her past … Continue reading

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Blaming the victim – the nuclear option

I had a feeling this was coming. New York Pustule: Maid cleaning up as ‘hooker’ Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s accuser wasn’t just a girl working at a hotel — she was a working girl. The Sofitel housekeeper who claims the former IMF … Continue reading

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Scary lady parts

John Cassidy in The New Yorker: Now, if the Lanigan is right about Bachmann’s chances (and most commentators agree with him), Obama’s campaign managers should be trying to build her up, on the grounds that she is unelectable. However, it … Continue reading

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