Hey, kids, it’s January (really, we checked the Google), so you know what that means, right? Time for Republicans to make their annual attempt to pass a “No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion” bill. But wait, you are saying to yourself, isn’t taxpayer funding for abortion already prohibited? Yes, you are correct, and it has been that way since 1976. Wait some more, you are now saying to yourself, shouldn’t Republicans be focused on actual problems that actually exist? Wonkette — The D.C. Gossip
The geniuses who run the Multnomah County Republican Party in Multnomah County, Oregon are honoring Martin Luther King Jr and Abraham Lincoln by raffling off a rifle in their honor. Read More → One of the most interesting things out of the BridgeGate story today was former Governor, now State Senator Richard Codey's claim that "Democratic Power Brokers" were and still are trying to block the investigation into the bridge closure. I don't know Jersey politics enough to be sure. Talking Points Memo | Breaking News and Analysis
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Jan17 Joint Post It might help your point to not be freshly emerging from a two-month binge when you deliver your belated moral panic on drugs. Bobo Brooks, New York Fucking Times:Weed: Been There. Done That. Weed, man. Sadly, No!
Federal Court Deals Blow To Open Internet Access Does West Virginia Have The Political Will To Prevent The Next Water Disaster? New York Post Columnist Calls Sandy Hook A ‘Little Convenient Massacre’ Justice ThinkProgress ? Home Page
Hullabaloo Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Mabel's storyby digbyOh no, here comes another shocking story about government malfeasance and illegality. Oh wait, sorry. It's actually a beautiful story by Glenn Greenwald about his rescue of a pregnant dog on the streets of Rio and how he and his partner added her to his already large pack of rescue dogs and personally brought her pups to new homes he found for them in the US.Glenn is a friend and I knew this story already. He had a very tough time giving up those puppies. Until now, I didn't know exactly why:
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