Daily Archives: October 29, 2008

Closing Argument

Yesterday, Barack Obama delivered this “closing argument” speech in Ohio, called “One Week.” You can read a text version of the remarks as they were prepared here. The speech is a half hour long, so if you don’t have the … Continue reading

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What Would Prop 4 Mean?

As an addendum to yesterday’s post about California ballot initiative Prop 4, which would instate a parental notification requirement for all abortions had by minors in CA, check out this chart which shows the steps a pregnant teen would have … Continue reading

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Women’s “Health”

So good:

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Strip Club Holds Sarah Palin Lookalike Contest

Via Sociological Images — a truly great blog I discovered recently — comes this story about a Sarah Palin lookalike contest held at Vegas strip club (oh, sorry, “gentleman’s club”). Lots of bikinis, sexualized use of guns and sexism abound. … Continue reading

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