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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

**CORRECTION APPENDED**

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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Cameron Fires Back at Romney on Olympics, Who Also Forgot Ed Miliband’s Name

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“We said we were doing a photo spray…” – Andrea Saul, Romney Press Secretary
SO MUCH FOR Mitt Romney’s understanding of our “special relationship” […]

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It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature, or Ignore Global Warming

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

If you’re of the right age, you’ll remember this commercial, by Chiffon Margarine. “It not nice to fool Mother Nature” ads ran from 1971 to 1979. I’m certainly not the first person who has thought about these popular-at-the-time ads as related (at least in some convoluted fashion) to the global warming and climate change. Of course, no one is actually fooling Mother Nature. Maybe some are being fooled, or fooling themselves, about the perhaps no longer reversible damage humankind has and continues doing to the earth. But Mother Nature is just revealing the fruits of what we’ve sewn.

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