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When The Math Turns Against Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton Turns Against Math

When The Math Turns Against Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton Turns Against Math
By April 24, 2008

On my way to work yesterday, I had the chance to hear a radio interview with Hillary Clinton's reptilian water carrier, Terry McAuliffe, who in addition to exulting over his candidate's primary victory, put forward the startling argument that the … Read More

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Why John McCain Should Be Nervous

Why John McCain Should Be Nervous
By April 23, 2008

Hillary Clinton's primary win in Pennsylvania last night more or less ensures that the Democratic primary campaign will go on at least to the North Carolina and Indiana contests on May 6. Unsurprisingly, Republicans who were despondent about their party's … Read More

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Decoding the Politics of Passover

Decoding the Politics of Passover
By April 23, 2008

Remember last winter's Huckabee Christmas message with the "hidden" cross? Now that it’s Passover, it's time for the remaining presidential candidates to release statements about what the holiday means to them. Hillary explains that she's moved by the spirit of … Read More

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On The Pompous, Malicious Intellectual Vacuity Of Leon Wieseltier

On The Pompous, Malicious Intellectual Vacuity Of Leon Wieseltier
By April 22, 2008

Leon Wieseltier has a meandering, conceptually confused, pointless essay in the upcoming issue of TNR sort of criticizing the latest loathsome hit piece from Bill Kristol, sort of defending it, but mostly subjecting readers to a masturbatory public display that … Read More

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Pennsylvania Is The Heartland Of The Nation (Of Islam)

Pennsylvania Is The Heartland Of The Nation (Of Islam)
By April 22, 2008

On the eve of the Pennsylvania primary, video of the state's governor Ed Rendell heaping praise on the Nation of Islam and its leader, Louis Farrakhan, went viral through the blogosphere yesterday. The context is a 1997 rally for racial … Read More

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What Polar Bears Can Teach Us About the Environment (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)

What Polar Bears Can Teach Us About the Environment (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)
By April 22, 2008

The threat of man-made climate change looms larger than any other problem facing the planet, so it's no wonder that the discussion about global warming has turned into a kind of choreographed screaming that drowns out the facts. Science unequivocally … Read More

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University College London’s Resident 9/11 Truther And Holocaust Denier

University College London’s Resident 9/11 Truther And Holocaust Denier
By April 21, 2008

You can tell a lot about people from the company they keep. Out beyond the fringes of sane political debate, where Bilderbergers and Illuminati run the Zionist Occupation Government with the help of mind control and black helicopters, far right … Read More

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Lobbying for the Environment: How You Can Take Legislative Action

Lobbying for the Environment: How You Can Take Legislative Action
By April 21, 2008

I've been shlepping canvas bags to the supermarket for over a decade. My house doesn't have a single "old-fashioned" lightbulb. I drive a hyrbid. Yet, the Earth is still warming. In fact, twelve of the last thirteen years were the … Read More

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