28 Feb 2010

Oh shit. Ross Douthat wrote another thing

Shorter Ross Douthat: A bland balding socially-conservative wonk for President? That’s hawt.

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28 Feb 2010

Evening Terrorism Mystery

The New York Times commemorated Al Haig’s death by reprinting this 1989 op-ed he wrote thinking through counterterrorism strategy after the U.S. got caught in a spate of Hezbollah/Israel hostage-taking. (Background.) Your task is to tell me what this means: [A]s in any war, a commander in chief must also

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28 Feb 2010

Why do Christianist bigots even try doing rap?

O.M.F.G. Anti-gay WingNutDaily columnist Molotov Mitchell has some serious issues with Islam as well — no surprise there. Rather than waste any time criticizing his broad spectrum of bigotry, evaluate his rap skilz. Weigh in on the poll. If you really feel like being punished, watch his diatribe in favor

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28 Feb 2010

'Love' generated for your citizen journalist — and choosing a path for discourse

I mean really, now — how sad must one’s life have to be to make comments like these re: my coverage of the HRC Carolinas Dinner… North Carolina is the pits. Jesse Helms, Mike Nifong, John Edwards… and Durham is the pits of the pits. Something like, third worst murder

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28 Feb 2010

Perry dines with Bush, Medina goes international

While Rick Perry spends the evening with his good ol’ boy pal, Debra Medina is making headlines across the Atlantic.

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28 Feb 2010

Sunday Late Night: How Did They Name Canada?

Happy End of The Canuckistan Olympics, everyone! And — you may now go back to loving San Francisco best of all the West Coast cities.

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28 Feb 2010

True Patriot Love

… is not caring one bit about hockey, even if it is for a gold medal. Do we really come out worse for not beating the Canadians in their national sport? Congratulations to Canada.

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28 Feb 2010

Watercooler – On The Ground With The Coffee Party

Yesterday, I joined about 30-40 people at the first meeting of the Coffee Party Movement’s Washington, D.C., chapter at Potter’s House in Columbia Heights.

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