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Kay Bailey Hutchison Criticizes the GOP for Its Abortion Platform as…

Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who won't be seeking reelection for anyone who thought the Republican Senator would be putting her seat in jeopardy, doesn't think the Republicans should build their party platform around abortion, seeing as how Roe v. Wade happened way back and the 70s and we should all be moving on… » 8/26/12 9:45pm 8/26/12 9:45pm

New Version of Violence Against Women Act Shows GOP Only Hates the Most…

Faced with accusations that their opposition to renewal of the Violence Against Women Act is a sign that they've taken a very unpopular "pro-woman beating" stance, Congressional Republicans are hurriedly drafting their own version of the bill to prove that they don't hate all women. Their version will be sort of like… » 4/25/12 9:00pm 4/25/12 9:00pm

If Romney Were Smart Enough to Pick a Woman as His Running Mate, Who…

Mitt Romney's made it clear that he believes that corporations and zygotes deserve more rights than women, which is why it's not terribly surprising that female American voters say they prefer Barack Obama over the presumptive GOP nominee by 18 percentage points. To close that gap, it may make strategic sense for… » 4/12/12 11:20am 4/12/12 11:20am

Everything In The News Will Piss You Off Today, Puppies And Presidents…

  • The Bushes spent about $3.7 million dollars on real estate in a pricey Dallas neighborhood, and boy, are you going to seethe with jealousy when you see the house the Presidency can buy you. [Washington Post, The Smoking Gun]
  • Italy is struggling with a rise in puppy smuggling due to a love of specific breeds and a…
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Conventional Crap: Moebama Underwhelmed By Barack's Beautiful, Moving…

Although I am basically a walking, red-colored zombie — or, I would be if my feet didn't hurt so much that I'm not really walking as much as limping — someone's got to wrap up the week of speechifying, pandering, branding and making the kind of history that causes grown people to cry before the speech even starts and… » 8/29/08 10:00am 8/29/08 10:00am

"But Now I've Had Enough. I Don't Want Turkey Anymore. I'm Full."

WHAM BAM. See that? It's today's New York Post. Are we there yet? Are you still reading? Hellooo, SinisterRouge? I bet you'd like to know what story led the paper, since Obama's HUUUUUGE WIN in yesterday's Beltway Belt primary was positioned bottom-right. So I'll tell you: it was a story called "Truth hurts: My secret… » 2/13/08 10:00am 2/13/08 10:00am