Daily Archives: July 12, 2012

More good news for George Zimmerman

FBI interviews: No evidence Zimmerman a racist Federal civil-rights investigators interviewed dozens of George Zimmerman’s friends, neighbors and co-workers, and no one said he was a racist, records released Thursday show. FBI agents spread out across the state, talking to … Continue reading

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Romney/Blackburn 2012? [Edit] or Romney/Rice 2012?

The top headline alert at Drudge right now: ROMNEY NARROWS VP CHOICES; SURPRISE NAME EMERGES AS FRONTRUNNER And now Twitter is all, well, atwitter about it, and the hastag #RomneySurpriseVPGuesses‬ is starting to trend. Edit: Drudge is now reporting the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections | 97 Comments

Someone can only take you for granted if you let him

Buzzfeed: Alvin Chambliss, a retired law professor at Texas Southern University and lifelong members of the NAACP, blamed Obama’s advisers — particularly Valerie Jarrett — for his decision not to show up, echoing a common complaint here about the people … Continue reading

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The Daily Beastiality: Michael Tomasky on Mitt Romney the Race Baiter at the NAACP Until yesterday, I thought of Mitt Romney as a spineless, disingenuous, and supercilious but more or less decently intentioned person who at least wasn’t the race-mongering … Continue reading

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The most memorable TV moments of the last 50 years The most impactful television events of the last 50 years, as measured in a survey conducted by Nielsen and Sony Electronics. The rankings are based on a questionnaire of consumers … Continue reading

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CBS/DFW: A Texas teenager says she’d be disenfranchised if the state’s new voter ID law takes effect because she doesn’t have the right documents to comply with it. Victoria Rose Rodriguez is an 18-year-old from San Antonio. She testified in … Continue reading

Posted in Voter ID | Tagged | 44 Comments