Obligatory Karen Handel Komen Resignation Post

Shorter: Fuck you, fuck you, yr kewl, fuck YOU. *drops mic, walks off stage* Yep. Straight from the Komen Foundation boardroom to a  cushy future Fox News contract. C’mon, you know it’s gonna happen — the defiant, almost Nixonian delusion and naked martyr-posing is catnip for savvy...

Eleven Reasons Why Casey Anthony Is Guilty As Hell

The usual dirty leftie liberal suspects are saying that the reason Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter, Caylee, is because (a) there was no direct physical evidence that Casey murdered Caylee, or even that the cause of death was murder; and (b) the defense raised a lot of reasonable...

Trampling on the First Amendment

This may not technically be unconstitutional, since it’s a state government that’s endorsing a particular religion not Congress or the federal government, but it’s certainly totally antithetical to the spirit of religious freedom, and to the Founders’ intent and determination to keep...

Lie All You Want, But Be Civil About It

I could not agree more with Greg Sargent’s take on Mark Halperin’s “indefinite suspension” from MSNBC for saying, on Morning Joe, that Pres. Obama is “kind of a dick.” I’m sorry, but this is crazy. Halperin’s crack was crude and dumb, but it doesn’t deserve indefinite...

New Texas Law Defunds Planned Parenthood

Yesterday, I wrote about Wisconsin passing a new budget that defunds Planned Parenthood. Today, I see that Texas has just passed an “omnibus health bill” that also defunds Planned Parenthood, and for good measure turns Medicaid into a block grant, which of course will mean less money and fewer...

Michele Bachmann IS a Flake, and Chris Wallace Should Not Have Apologized

Look, a candidate for President of the United States who tells audiences that the Lion King is a gay conspiracy; or that hundreds of scientists, including Nobel Prize winners, believe in intelligent design; or that Iraq looks like the Mall of America, deserves to be called a flake, and Wallace should not...

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