Monthly Archives: October 2011

Is he drunk or stupid?

What’s wrong with Rick? Bizarre video shows a ‘rambling, incoherent’ Governor Perry Rick Perry has got people talking – but for all the wrong reasons. The GOP presidential candidate gave a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Friday night which … Continue reading

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That’s it?

Cain details gesture that led to sex accusation Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain for the first time has offered a detailed recollection of what led an employee of the National Restaurant Association to lodge a sexual harassment charge against him … Continue reading

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ZOMG – Dogwhistling!!!

Herman Cain Just Broke Into Song At The National Press Club Herman Cain may be the only presidential candidate in history to actually benefit from a sex scandal. Just hours after Politico broke a story about accusations of sexual harassment … Continue reading

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Cain: “I was falsely accused”

Hot Air: “I have never sexually harassed anyone, but yes, I was falsely accused while I was at the National Restaurant Association,” he said. He added that he does not know that a settlement was paid out against the two … Continue reading

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Are Women Safe at Occupy Protests?

It’s a fair question to ask, considering the continuous reports of rape and sexual assault, as well as sexual harassment coming from the Occupy protests. And it’s a shame that women have to worry first about becoming crime victims when … Continue reading

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Speaking of smelly hippies . . .

Comedy gold: But while officers may be in a no-win situation, at the mercy of orders carried on shifting political winds and locked into conflict with a so-far almost entirely non-violent protest movement eager to frame the force as a … Continue reading

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Feeding Frenzy

In the next few days and weeks we’re gonna find out more about Herman Cain than we ever wanted to know. I have no idea how this will turn out. Actually I have several ideas but I don’t know which … Continue reading

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Let the games begin!

Exclusive: Two women accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior During Herman Cain’s tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about inappropriate behavior by … Continue reading

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All Hallows Eve Eve Open Thread

Tomorrow is Halloween. It’s also a Monday. Are you gonna dress up? Decorate? Abuse your pets by making them wear costumes? What else is happening?

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She Who Shall Not Be Tamed

The media and the entrenched wing of the Republican Party have decided that Mitt Romney will be the nominee for 2012. No others need apply. This may be part of the “it’s his turn” sentiment of the party, but that … Continue reading

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The right to peaceably assemble is not freedom to rape

NY Post: Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park battened down the hatches yesterday as the early October snow turned their tents into igloos, but the close quarters also made easy pickings for one predator. A sex fiend barged into a … Continue reading

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False Identity

Marco Rubio, Sarah Palin and Herman Cain have something in common besides being conservative Republicans. Their existence threatens what Joseph Cannon calls the “unrelenting scourge of liberalism: Identity politics.” Recently we have seen Operation Get Rubio, a “systematic collusion of … Continue reading

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Breaking – Occupy Denver vs. Police

Occupy Denver, law enforcement clash; more arrests underway Denver police have ordered protesters to disperse this evening and are arresting more protesters in Civic Center. At about 6 p.m., they are standing in riot gear with their gas masks down. … Continue reading

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Jonathan Alter channels Sgt. Schultz

Via Legal Insurrection: Obama Miracle is White House Free of Scandal: Jonathan Alter President Barack Obama goes into the 2012 with a weak economy that may doom his reelection. But he has one asset that hasn’t received much attention: He’s … Continue reading

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Coming unglued

Seriously. Via Hot Air: MSNBC Analyst: GOP Sees Herman Cain as a ‘Black Man Who Knows His Place’ “One of the things about Herman Cain is, I think that he makes that white Republican base of the party feel okay, … Continue reading

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Who is Joseph Stiglitz?

I really wanted to stop doing Occupy posts, but this is just too bothersome to me. Last week, I was reading an old blog post of mine from April and poster turned Occupy drone ralphb had the following comment on … Continue reading

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NY Observer: Meanwhile Security group member Brendan Burke, a tall bad-ass looking dude who has been volunteering at the park since the second week, told The New York Observer that there have been “three or four” incidents of sexual assault … Continue reading

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Who started it?

Corrente: In all the Oakland footage I’ve looked at, I’ve seen no evidence of rock throwing at police. Cannonfire: To look at this headline from CNN, you wouldn’t know that the violence was caused by the police Back to reality … Continue reading

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Overnight open thread

Carrie Underwood has sure growed up since American Idol.

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Game 7 Drunk-Blog/Open Thread

What makes a great championship game? Some would say the two best teams slugging it out for number one. Those games are fun but often don’t live up to their billing. I think the best championship games are the ones … Continue reading

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