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Sticks & iStones

Sticks & iStones

It’s not a race. But it’s set-up to feel like a race. I’m not talking ...

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Call It What It Is

Call It What It Is

John Boehner wants to sue President Obama. Some would call it frivolous. I’d call it ...

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Hobby Lobby: Alarming Decision

Hobby Lobby: Alarming Decision

Chick-fil-A might be home to the “original chicken sandwich,” but my cash won’t be finding ...

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Donald Sterling, Typical

Donald Sterling isn’t overshadowing the NBA playoffs with his racist comments. He’s underscoring a larger problem everyone is pretending doesn’t exist. Donald Sterling is no different from Donald Trump, the so-called birther, who spent the 1st term of Barack Obama … finish reading Donald Sterling, Typical

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Cliven Bundy: Yee-Haw!

Wow, Cliven Bundy is a welcome distraction from the non-stop coverage of Flight MH370. The capsized ferry in South Korea was a welcome respite, truth be told. But nothing is quite as refreshing as Cliven Bundy’s heartfelt soliloquy on “Cotton … finish reading Cliven Bundy: Yee-Haw!

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Citizens United v. Citizens United

My ego is too big to fail. Standing at the cash register, covering for the cashier as she made a bathroom run, a customer approached me with his check. “Did you know,” he said, “the government plans on taxing tips … finish reading Citizens United v. Citizens United

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Dance, Vladimir, Dance.

It’s being called a hoax, Jew Registration in East Ukraine. 2-things aren’t funny: Black Face and Jew Registration. Sometimes a hoax needs to be taken seriously. Jew Registration in East Ukraine came to light this week. There have been denials, … finish reading Dance, Vladimir, Dance.

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Spirit Airlines, Discounting Torture

Farewell to Wisconsin. We’ll miss the cheese. We’ll miss the cheeseheads. But we won’t miss your governor, Scott Walker. Have fun with secession. Please, in the spirit of a more perfect union, take Rick Perry. But leave Texas. Farewell to … finish reading Spirit Airlines, Discounting Torture

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Supreme Court v. Common Decency

8Andy texted, “It’s a pissed-off soldier. There’s no angle for gun confiscation. Tell the International Liberals to stand down.” I texted back, “Shoot until you shoot everyone. I don’t care. Just stop covering mass shootings like it’s news. It’s not … finish reading Supreme Court v. Common Decency

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Breaking News Snaps

It’s not news: the reaction of families to the reality of Flight MH370 being a casualty of the South Indian Ocean is not news. It’s not news: the reaction of Mick Jagger to the suicide of his girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, … finish reading Breaking News Snaps

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Flight MH370: Master Class In Negotiation

This is not Terrorism 101. This is Advanced Terrorism. Amateurs crash planes into buildings. Amateurs spend a surplus invading Afghanistan. Amateurs march into Crimea to extend a winning streak of Olympic Gold. Fact: there’s a missing Boeing 777, a sonic … finish reading Flight MH370: Master Class In Negotiation

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Putin & Kissinger Sitting In A Tree

Henry Kissinger, the secretary of state from 1973-1977, was asked by the Washington Post to publish an editorial reflecting on the crisis in the Ukraine. This is what he said, “The test is not absolute satisfaction but balanced dissatisfaction.” Henry … finish reading Putin & Kissinger Sitting In A Tree

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SAT: Sexual Aptitude Test

You can spend a lifetime re-litigating the past, measuring what you’ve become against what you didn’t become. You can spend a lifetime debating choices, weighing the importance of choices you made against choices you turned down. You can spend a … finish reading SAT: Sexual Aptitude Test

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