Monthly Archives: January 2006

Holy shit.

TweetThis is crazy: “In a startling revelation, the former commander of Abu Ghraib prison testified that Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, former senior US military commander in Iraq, gave orders to cover up the cause of death for some female American soldiers serving in Iraq. Last week, Col. Janis Karpinski told a panel of judges at [...]
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Coretta Scott King dies

Tweet What a horribly sad day. Coretta Scott King, civil rights icon and Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow, died today at the age of 78. After her husband’s assassination in 1968, she took up his unfinished work and continued as a human rights and peace activist for the remainder of her life. A quote from [...]
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Indiana decides when life begins

TweetHere’s a hint: It starts with “con” and ends with “ception.” (And, sadly, it’s not “contraception.”) Indiana is considering legislation that would require abortion providers to tell women that life begins at conception. Even though the state already has mandatory pre-abortion counseling (and a slew of other abortion restrictions), a new law would require women [...]
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And it begins.

TweetWhile it’s been quite the sad day as Alito has been confirmed, Liberal Oasis discusses what we can do now with the battle for the Supreme Court. Check it out. Tweet
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Female football fans on the rise (and in great outfits)

TweetWhile football is generally seen as the epitome of American masculinity, it looks like women football fans are increasing like a mofo. While this article by USA Today had to focus on clothing in order to make this increase in female football fans interesting, we find that women’s gear made about 15% of the NFL’s [...]
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