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James Bond Escorts the Queen to the 2012 Olympics

THE MOST CLASSIC moment from the opening of the 30th Olympiad, London’s third hosting duty, a singular honor.

It was a glorious opening, one that exceeded the last in China. Slow start, but the […]

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Jennifer Granholm Rails Against Third Parties

“Last night I interviewed Jill Stein the presidential candidate for the Green Party on this show. And I confess right now, I should have asked her to just get out of the race.” […]

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Let the 2012 Olympic Games Begin… Bob Costas Calls Out IOC, Mentions Munich Massacre

BOB COSTAS FULFILLS his promise to remember those athletes killed 40 years ago, calling out the IOC for not taking a moment tonight to remember.

From the Hollywood Reporter:

“The Israeli athletes now enter behind their […]

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The Case Against Obama From Paul Krugman

Here’s a chart. It shows changes since the second quarter of 2009, which was both the bottom of the recession and the earliest point at which you can plausibly say that Obama had any […]

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About That Churchill Bust


The bust still in the White House. In the Residence. Outside the Treaty Room. – Fact Check: The Bust of Winston Churchill

FALSE INFORMATION is once again being floated, this time Charles Krauthammer in […]

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Mark Halperin Wins the ‘Joe Scarborough Award’

FOR POLITICAL ANALYSIS that uses lies instead of facts or truth in order to push your own agenda, the Joe Scarborough Award goes to the insider of Beltway insiders, Mark Halperin.

It’s named […]

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Queer Talk: ‘Openly Gay,’ Sally Ride, Chick-Fil-A & Hate Crimes

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

Being “out” is personal, and it’s political. And while there are obvious differences, I include the “out” heterosexual supporters of LGBT equality.

Not […]

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Romney In Shambles

IT’S THE TWITTER hashtag, #romneyinshambles, and it’s been trending for 24 hours. It’s the biggest legacy from Romney’s foreign policy gaffe tour.

Jimmy Fallon, my fave, starts off the National Journal’s round-up of Romney […]

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A Quote from Mitt Romney’s Book

JUST WHEN TEAM Romney thought today couldn’t get any worse.

Foreign Policy mines Mitt Romney’s book No Apology.

England [sic] is just a small island. Its roads and houses are small. With few exceptions, it doesn’t […]

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