Monthly Archives: October 2012

What We Missed

Tweet AWWW. Why Democrats are right to politicize Sandy. Mike Huckabee has a super dramatic new ad warning Christians to vote against Obama or go to hell. The heroes of the hurricane. Conservative radio ad urges women to vote for the “cute one” for Congress. Who is going to fix the NYC subway now? Blacks [...]
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Romney surrogate Norm Coleman claims Romney won’t overturn Roe v. Wade

TweetNorm Coleman, my former Senator and current Romney surrogate, says not to worry our pretty little heads about Roe v. Wade being overturned if Romney wins, because it’s just not gonna happen. “The reality is choice is an issue for a lot of people, an important issue. President Bush was president eight years, Roe v. [...]
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Newt Gingrich advises women upset about GOP’s rape comments to just “get over it”

TweetWere you one of the many people outraged to hear Richard Mourdock say he opposes abortion in cases of rape because “it’s something God intended”? Are you tired of regularly hearing conservative politicians–from Todd Akin to Roger Rivard–make awful statements downplaying rape? Pissed that this trend, though certainly not new, really seems to be a [...]
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Hurricane Sandy Link Roundup and Open Thread

Tweet Holy shit, y’all. [Via] Photo credit: Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press We hope all our readers are safe. Our thoughts are with those who lost loved ones–and with the millions who were affected by Hurricane Sandy and will continue to be in the coming days. Posting might be a little slow today as many of our [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet This scary image compares Irene and Sandy. W. Kamau Bell Hits examines ‘What’s So Wrong With a Little Cat Calling?’ Scientists have developed an HIV test that is ten times more sensitive and significantly less expensive than existing methods. Newt Gingrich wants women to just “get over” Richard Mourdock’s “God intended” pregnancies resulting from rape. [...]
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