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Fighting like a Republican and losing like John Aravosis

Last week, AmericaBlog announced in a headline that “Romney adopts KKK slogan: ‘Keep America American’”. It’s a great story if you listen like Butt-head, and if you’re out to get Mitt Romney any way you can. Otherwise it’s nonsense, which is why it’s already blown over. It wasn’t really about Romney, anyway. It was about giving the Republicans a taste of their own medicine, slinging bullshit and slander like Fox. Maybe this says something about the level of frustration on the left. Or maybe it’s the same old same old and just happened to push my buttons.

High-IQ stupidity

It doesn’t make sense that we would have an inborn urge to have babies that is a separate thing from the urge to have sex—sex seems to be nature’s way to convince most of us, at least, to breed. –  Amanda Marcotte What Amanda is saying is that the evolutionary imperative to reproduce doesn’t really […]

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Huckabee hijacks the Holocaust and Foxman’s outfoxed by his friends

To Mike Huckabee, being a great advocate for Israel means never having to say you’re sorry to Abe Foxman and the ADL, even when you appropriate the Holocaust for your own rhetorical purposes. His Fox News colleagues Glenn Beck and Roger Ailes are also great friends of Israel and the Jewish people, and they’re also inclined to use that fact as a trump card. It seems to work remarkably well.

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Small business is better off with Bitter Smith on the BBC

A guest post from my Uncle Al about Susan Bitter Smith, a spokesperson for “small business” conservatives on the BBC. It’s surprising how hard it is to find out what business she’s in. Then when it turns out to be lobbying, it’s not such a big surprise.

How did Abe Foxman get all Foxed in with Roger and Glenn?

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c George Soros Plans to Overthrow America Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook It’s an interview in the Daily Beast with Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, who says about NPR, “THEY ARE, OF COURSE, NAZIS.” […]

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