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Elizabeth Warren and Those Laughable Squishy Centrists

POLITICO OFFERS a prime example today of why more women don’t run for office. The headline above says it all. Written by Maggie Haberman, the piece begins with a typical caption underneath stories […]

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Clinton on Syrian Defections: Regime Insiders, Military ‘Starting to Vote with Their Feet’

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, also at the Paris meeting, said that if the “increasing stream of senior military defectors” was any indication, then “regime insiders and the military establishment were starting to […]

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If It’s Monday, It’s Mars

**UPDATED**

IT’S BEING hailed as a “life-changing landing on Mars” and today is the day.

From PBS:

For the past eight years, I’ve been the Deputy Project Scientist on the Mars Science Laboratory mission, with its rover, […]

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At Least Seven Dead, Including Shooter, at Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, WI

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

UPDATE 2: Via CNN.

More details are coming out, and the shooting has been called a “domestic terrorist-type incident” by police. Four bodies were […]

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Ryan Lochte, Unprepared Sex Symbol

His style has already set him apart. Like his idol Lil Wayne, he has a hip-hop and skater-inflected look, with flashy jewelry and swaggy high-tops. He has worn diamond grillz over his teeth on […]

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Michael Phelps: ‘I’ve been able to do everything that I wanted’

IT’S OVER, he says. After 18 gold and 22 total medals, on Saturday, the greatest Olympian ever topped his swimming career with another gold in the 4×100-meter medley relay. And let’s not […]

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Obama Hits Romney on Women’s Rights

THE AD ABOVE isn’t the strongest one on the subject, but one section stood out to me. When “Alex” said she didn’t think Mitt Romney could even understood the “mind set of someone […]

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South Africa’s “Blade Runner,” Oscar Pistorius, Advances in 400-meter

“Thank you to everyone who has supported me, that was UNBELIEVABLE! Was so amazing to feel the energy from the crowd! Semi-final tomorrow! :)” he tweeted to his followers after the heat. – Pistorius, […]

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Romney Falls for Harry Reid’s Rope-a-Dope

OR IN THIS case I guess I should call it rope-a-twit.

“I have paid taxes every year. A lot of taxes. A lot of taxes.” – Mitt Romney

It all began when Majority Leader Harry Reid […]

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