Month: August 2012

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Travis Waldron has a very good piece up at Think Progress about the referee lockout and player safety. The National Football League Players Association, a year removed from being locked out by NFL owners, are monitoring the NFL’s current lockout of the league’s officials for its ramifications on player safety, the union’s top official told […]

Romney v. Roe

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On August 30, 2012

Mitt Romney needed to distance himself from the Republican Senate candidates who have been explicit about the misogyny opponents of legal abortion are supposed to leave latent, babbling nonsense about

Ohio

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On August 30, 2012

Probably the best thing Obama has going for him in his reelection campaign is that John Kasich so overreached in his union-busting tactics, making the people of Ohio very angry at the Republican Party

After Zell Miller’s speech at the RNC in 2004, Matt said that “I don’t believe I’ve ever heard a more disgusting speech delivered in the English language.” After Paul Ryan’s speech tonight, I think that judgment must be considered anachronistic. Admittedly, the Zombie-Eyed Granny Starver can’t touch Zell in the demagoguery department, but in terms […]
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The Two American Flags

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On August 29, 2012
What is the flag of the United States of America? I bet you thought it was this: Such a nice flag. Doesn’t it want to make you eat some apples, light some fireworks, steal the natural resources of poorer countries. And it’s so versatile. Here are a couple of beautiful examples. But that’s just the […]
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Only 10?

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On August 29, 2012
This is indeed some serious crazy. The plan to combine a regressive federal sales taxes with making a federal income tax unconstitutional is obviously the definitive one, but I also like this one: Affirmative action for Republican officials inside the District of Columbia. “D.C.’s Republicans have been in the forefront of exposing and combating the […]

LGM on Stage!

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On August 29, 2012

Maybe it’s a good thing that the LGM event in New Orleans got canceled. Because it turns out that we are on stage in beautiful Franklin, Pennsylvania this weekend–and no one even told us!

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