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May 22nd 2010

Best Way to Understand New Arizona Immigration Law? Actually Read It.

Please spare us the doomsday scenarios and predictions until you have read the law. Opponents of the law claim it will lead to racial profiling and discrimination. This is a possibility with any and every law. If Arizona wanted to stick it to hispanics, it didn’t need to pass an immigration law, it could have […]

Apr 30th 2010

Evil, Racist New Arizona Law

Check out the evil new Arizona law: “Every alien…shall at all times carry with him and have in his personal possession any certificate of alien registration or alien registration receipt card issued to him…Any alien who fails to comply…shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and…fined not to exceed $100 or be imprisoned not more than […]

Apr 1st 2010

“But their reports fell on the deaf ears of hearing people.”

Unbelievable. They were deaf, but they were not silent. For decades, a group of men who were sexually abused as children by the Rev. Lawrence C. Murphy at a school for the deaf in Wisconsin reported to every type of official they could think of that he was a danger, according to the victims and […]

Oct 1st 2009

DirecTV Refuses to Carry Versus, Says its Protecting Subscribers!

I am an NHL fan, and when my wife and I caved in last April — after 9 months without cable — we got the channel package that included Versus. Versus is virtually the only network that carries NHL regular season and playoff games in the United States. NBC shows like a half dozen or […]

Sep 30th 2009

Father Polanski would be getting less sympathy

I concur. Imagine if the Knight of Columbus decided to give an award to a pedophile priest who had fled the country to avoid prison. The outcry would be universal. Victim groups would demand the award be withdrawn and that the organization apologize. Religion reporters would be on the case with the encouragement of their […]

Sep 29th 2009

Roman Polanski raped a child

Correction: Drugged and then raped a child. Some links for the morally confused: Great News For (Famous) People Who Rape Children! Common Roman Polanski Defenses, Refuted Reminder: Roman Polanski raped a child

Sep 29th 2009

Whoppi Goldberg Goes Off The Rails

Choice quotes from Whoopi: But it wasn’t rape-rape. The world see 13 year-old and 14 year-olds differently.

Sep 4th 2009

Massive Catch-Up Post – The Top 80 Stories We Didn’t Blog This Summer

1. May 22, 2009. Olbermann’s hypocrisy on the Gitmo recidivism rate exposed by John Gibson: 2. May 22, 2009. Privatizing education would provide real stimulus. 3. May 22, 2009. Obama’s defense of his national security policies is rife with hypocrisy: [O]n one hand, the president claims that the Bush administration and the post-9/11 Congress went […]

Aug 31st 2009

Myths about Lawsuit Abuse – Part I – McDonalds Hot Coffee Verdict

FACT SHEET: MCDONALD’S SCALDING COFFEE CASE Stella Liebeck of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was in the passenger seat of her grandson’s car when she was severely burned by McDonald’s coffee in February 1992. Liebeck ordered coffee that was served in a Styrofoam cup at the drive-through window of a local McDonald’s. After receiving the order, the […]

Jun 12th 2009

Anniversary of SCOTUS Decision Striking Down Ban on Interracial Marriages

June 12, 1967. It was 42 years ago today that the Supreme Court struck down Virginia’s ban on interracial marriages. To commemorate this civil rights milestone, the Obama administration filed a brief in support of the Defense of Marriage Act comparing gay marriage to incest and child rape. Anyways, that’s what DOMA opponents are saying. […]