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Mitt Romney and why we need to call racism what it is

TweetAt the risk of sounding redundant, but again… enough with the race talk: “We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr. Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have.” Perhaps we can’t say it enough. I personally [...]
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MA House candidate could be first openly gay Republican in Congress

TweetIf he’s victorious this November, Richard Tisei would become the first openly gay Republican in the House of Representatives. A candidate for Congress in Massachusetts, Tisei supports marriage equality and choice and is expected to be a tough challenger for Democratic Congressman John Tierney who is currently embroiled in personal legal troubles related to his wife [...]
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Teen rape survivor tweets names of rapists, could have faced jail time

TweetA 17-year-old rape survivor in Kentucky was facing jail time after tweeting the names of her rapists, but after her story went viral yesterday the District Attorney decided not to pursue charges which would have carried a punishment of a maximum of 180 days in jail and a $500 fine. After a plea deal was [...]
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Hey girl.

Tweet The Root’s David Swerdlick is clearly tapped into my mental mind: Rice is also pro-choice in an anti-choice party that already doesn’t trust Romney’s conservative bona fides in light of his well-known flip-flop on the abortion issue. And Rice has never run for office before — so that admirable “above the fray” quality would [...]
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George Zimmerman allegedly molested woman for 10 years

TweetGeorge Zimmerman is facing more disturbing allegations.  The alleged shooter in the Trayvon Martin killing has now been accused of molesting his female relative for a period of 10 years. The woman identified in court documents as “Witness 9″ claims Zimmerman, who is two years older, began to molest her – in front of other [...]
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