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I would just like to take a minute and thank the President for the fact that I wore a summer dress to school today, and had a pleasant walk home, as it was 60 degrees despite the fact that the sun had gone down hours before. I know this isn’t exactly his doing, but he [...]...read more
It’s tough out there for an anti-Semite. Riffing off of Piny’s earlier post, at what point does one cross the line from doing or saying something anti-Semitic into actually being an anti-Semite? Mel Gibson gets tanked and launches into an anti-Semitic tirade about how Jews caused all the wars of the world. Michael Richards shouts [...]...read more
Anti-immigration and anti-Muslim conservatives aren’t racist, they swear. They’re just concerned. About, you know, democracy and our way of life and human rights and money and stuff. All this talk about the current administration being a wee bit Nazi-like and the moral compass of our country seriously slipping and comparing the current conversations about Islam [...]...read more
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Another entrant in the parade of Bush appointees meant to take down the government offices to which they’re appointed: Mary Beth Buchanan, Bush’s new appointee to head the Office on Violence Against Women. From Jessica: Buchanan’s claims to fame? She’s an enthusiastic cheerleader of the Patriot Act. (It preserves civil liberties, she says!) She spent [...]...read more
That’s what they were all bleating about last year. Family values, sacrifice, yadda yadda. This year, it’s different. Roy catches Lileks and Red State moaning about what a bunch of commies those animated penguins in Happy Feet are, what with their not-being-all-that-happy-footed-about-the-destruction-of-the-ice-shelf and all. Perhaps they can console themselves with the fact that these penguins [...]...read more