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Here Comes the Sun: Field Notes from Election 2012

The meme_ster apologizes for going MIA over the past 48 hours since Barack Obama won the 2012 presidential election. I succumbed to an overwhelming desire to avoid  (and, to be honest, complete inability to assimilate) verbal information in any form … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Weakness of Our Resolve

I just returned from a fundraiser for a local pol or, let me rephrase, I just walked out five minutes after I walked in. I dropped my sizable check and drove home, sans crudités and wine. Nothing to do with … Continue reading

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What Was Todd Akin Wearing?

After Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) displayed his belief on national television that women who were victims of “legitimate” rape rarely become pregnant because their bodies have “ways to try to shut that whole thing down,” the Republican party and its … Continue reading

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Note to Republicans: The Virtues of Vetting

Conservative Republicans are very cranky today about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spreading rumors that their leading candidate and presumptive nominee for president Mitt Romney may not have paid taxes for ten years. How dare he! A rumor! And from … Continue reading

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