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The Incidence of Trent Franks Thinking is Very Low

It is possible, even from the great distance of Maine, to hear the DC press corps exhale with a collective “OMiGod” at the remarkably ignorant declaration of Republican Congressman Trent Franks, who [...]

House Chaplain History Of Discrimination

The House Chaplain is the kind of position that serves no practical legitimate public function. It only creates inequality, with the divisive impression that the U.S. Congress is an institution only for Christians. [...]

The Anarchist Theory Under Which It's OK for Me to Cheat on Alicia

I loved reading the anarchist CWC’s treatise on why adultery is OK. Such choice entertainment! What’s my favorite bit? Well, gosh, it’s so hard to pick. The bit comparing monogamy to the exploitation of migrant workers is unforgettable. But really, the cherry on the sundae is the exclusive use of masculine gender (he, him, his) [...]

Barack Obama Defends Bringing David Duke to Speak at Inauguration

At a news conference yesterday, Barack Obama defended his decision to bring White Supremacist David Duke to invoke his presidency at the Inauguration. David Duke opposed the election of this Black man as president because “Obama is not a person who would defend the rights and heritage of the European-American people.” Regardless, Barack Obama reasserted [...]

McCain Campaign Thinks of Sarah Palin in Puppy, Child or Slave Terms

While the McCain campaign complains that Americans asking questions are not treating Sarah Palin in the regal manner a Queen deserves, consider how the McCain campaign itself thinks of Sarah Palin. John McCain’s senior adviser Charles Black described her relationship to John McCain in this way:

She’s going to learn national security at the foot [...]

Ignore Ad Hominem: Cynthia Ruccia’s Arguments For Switching from Clinton to McCain Tell All

A lot of people are very upset at Cynthia Ruccia, the long-time Democrat who has put together an organization conflictingly called “Clinton Supporters Count Too” and Women for Fair Politics. Whatever the organization is called, it and she have explicitly called for Hillary Clinton supporters to vote for John McCain in the 2008 general election. [...]

What has Barack Obama Done That Was Terribly Sexist?

“I think Obama was terribly sexist.” – Geraldine Ferraro, prominent Hillary Clinton supporter.

Help me out here. What has Barack Obama done that is “terribly sexist”?

I’m not talking about some Barack Obama supporter somewhere. I’m talking about Barack Obama, because Geraldine Ferraro is talking about Barack Obama. Geraldine Ferraro just called Barack Obama — [...]