Tag Archives: Analysis

Lizzie Procter lives! Young women and hysteria

TweetGenerally, I’m not in the business of debunking inane articles by folks who seemingly keep their notoriety alive by pissing off feminists. It’s a rather tedious and thankless job, especially given that there are more important and interesting feminist issues to tackle. But somehow I feel compelled to suspend my usual position on inanity to [...]
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President Obama officially starts campaigning with the State of the Union

TweetThere was a moment during last night’s State of the Union address where I thought of the Jay Z line, “I guess I got my swagger back! Truth.” With last night’s State of the Union, President Obama showed that he does indeed have his campaign swagger back. The president has had to sit through EIGHTEEN [...]
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Mitt Romney attack movie is devastating

TweetNewt Gingrich’s SuperPAC “Winning Our Future” has put up a 30 minute long attack movie which focuses on Mitt Romney’s record as CEO of Bain Capital. The movie titled, “When Mitt Romney Came To Town” is a slickly produced film which reminds me of the now infamous swift boat ad from 2004 which severely crippled [...]
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Why the hell did Obama push for indefinite detention of US citizens?

TweetZerlina’s read of why President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with the indefinite detention provision included is an accurate take on how the bill works and how it moved through government. But with all due respect I think she missed the administration’s doublespeak when it comes to intent. The signing statement is [...]
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Why the hell did Obama sign the indefinite detention bill?

TweetOkay so I know we are all pissed. I’m even pissed and I normally give President Obama a huge benefit of the doubt. President Obama signing the National Defense Authorization Agreement, or the NDAA, including provisions which do not prohibit the indefinite detention of American citizen “terror” suspects is wholly unacceptable. But…. Before we all [...]
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