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You write the “Fucking White People” post

I need some time away from the world right now, so I’m going to walk across the room with my chicken pot pie in a couple minutes, settle down on the couch with my family, and watch My Man Godfrey. I suspect I’ll return to blogging at some point in the not too distant future, […]

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The Southerm Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok puts Michigan hate groups in context

This evening, I had the occasion to speak briefly with Southern Poverty Law Center Senior Fellow Mark Potok. I’d reached out to Potok, who serves as editor-in-chief of the Center’s quarterly journal, the Intelligence Report, and its blog, entitled Hatewatch, as I hoped that he might be able to shed a little light on William […]

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“But, the socialist media are MAKING her eyes look crazy!”

Apparently, conservatives, especially those who find themselves doing things like screaming in support of America’s credit downgrade at Tea Party rallies, are incensed that Newsweek chose to run a cover image this week which makes Presidential contender Michele Bachmann look crazy. I personally don’t see it. It’s one thing to have an issue with the […]

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Sorry, but you’re on your own

Tonight, I chose the Fritz Lang film noir Scarlet Street over blogging. So, you’re on your own. If you’re dying for something to chat about, though, and have no interest in film noir, check out this scathing Vanity Fair piece on Sarah Palin. Here’s the overview: Even as Sarah Palin’s public voice grows louder, she […]

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“Let’s do some great hip hop dancin’!”

My friend Andy sent this to me today. I don’t know that it rises to the level of being considered an “un-friendable” offense, but it’s pretty damned close.

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