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Being sucked into the Amy’s Baking Company vortex

My intention was to tuck the kids into bed and immediately get to work on a post about Dave Bing’s announcement that he wouldn’t seek a second term as Mayor of Detroit. Unfortunately, though, that’s not what happened. Instead of getting right to work, I decided to dip my toe into the sea of crazy […]

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Agenda 21… Are America’s city planners in on the United Nations plot to enslave us, and force us onto bicycles?

There’s only one thing people on the far right hate more than the United Nations, and that’s the United Nations setting international guidelines for sustainable development. I learned this a few days ago, while listening to a special episode of Glenn Beck’s radio program about a secret UN initiative to deal with the looming threats […]

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Colbert on Kyl’s vestigial tail, sex with cousins, lying on the floor of the Senate

Arizona Senator John Kyl, while making the case on the floor of the Senate for the elimination of Planned Parenthood’s federal funding, said that abortions account for “well over 90%” of what the well-respected women’s health organization does. Then, when it was pointed out to the Senator that abortion services actually only account for 3% […]

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Rewarding Corporations While Punishing Workers

Our friends at ThinkProgress had a great piece yesterday on how different states are setting out to address their budget shortfalls. It would seem that not all states are seeking to balance their budgets on the backs of the middle class while at the same time handing away billions in tax breaks to the corporate […]

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Obama on the deaths of the men and women in Tucson

I’d already watched Sarah Palin’s recorded statement on the Arizona shootings when I’d decided to track down video of President Obama’s speech at the Tucson memorial service for those men and women who were killed or wounded on Saturday. I know that, in the past, I’ve expressed a great deal of dissatisfaction with the President, […]

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