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Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source: Shakesville

"It would make great changes in the lives" of gay Foreign Service officers and be "a giant step for equality."

Posted on: May 25, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Thank you.

Posted on: May 20, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Two quotes that show which direction the RNC Chair is headed.

Posted on: May 19, 2009, Source: Shakesville

The GOP "has maintained its support only among frequent churchgoers, with conservatives and senior citizens showing minimal decline."

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Another state does the right thing.

Posted on: May 4, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Bob Barr believes the GOP has a "lack of any coherent philosophy, vision or leadership."

Posted on: Apr 28, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Huzzah.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2009, Source: Shakesville

51% of Americans favor a government investigation of the use of "harsh interrogation techniques" according to a new Gallup poll.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2009, Source: Shakesville

GOP leaders sowed the seeds of prejudice for decades, and now they reap nothing but the only crop such seeds can yield.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Senator John McCain, Republican and full-tilt asshole, again distances himself from his daughter Meghan McCain.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Maude bless the donor, whoever it is.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2009, Source: Shakesville

This guy's like someone who got fired but keeps coming back to the job to tell you that you're not doing it right.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Texas, where in the future choking a political opponent will not be considered a liability, but evidence of sufficient manliness to lead the nation.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Palin has no insight into the experience of a woman or girl who's seriously considering an abortion.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2009, Source: Shakesville

As I've said before, all social progress really is, in the end, is making the extraordinary seem ordinary.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Male gaze ruled crucial! Film at eleven!

Posted on: Apr 2, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Will the GOP split into two?

Posted on: Mar 26, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Mr. Geithner, in his opening statement, called for "comprehensive reform. Not modest repairs at the margin, but new rules of the game."

Posted on: Mar 23, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Today's number of the day: 138 million.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Anyone who looks at the American landscape and sees "threats to religious liberty" is f*cking delusional.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Obama administration outlines a shift in the enforcement of federal drug laws.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2009, Source: Shakesville

The Seattle P-I will be the nation's largest daily newspaper to shift to an entirely digital news product.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2009, Source: Shakesville

This is pathetic.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2009, Source: Shakesville

This is pretty bad, even for Beck.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2009, Source: Shakesville

McHenry says what we already know: the GOP is interested in nothing other than being obstructionist wankers.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2009, Source: Shakesville

This is the quote of the day.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Never have I longed to be in DC so much as reading about this splendid event.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Surprise, surprise.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2009, Source: Shakesville

"You have absolutely no reason, none, to trust our word or our actions at this point."

Posted on: Feb 14, 2009, Source: Shakesville

A look at the holiday co-opted from paganism ... you know ... kinda like Easter. Or Christmas.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2009, Source: Shakesville

The reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine could be the death knell for the GOP as we know it.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2009, Source: Shakesville

He smiled as he entered his plea, showing no remorse.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Because what this tragedy needs is a little outsized fuckneckery.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2009, Source: Shakesville

"I was never scared," Jennifer Figge said.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2009, Source: Shakesville

"I try to be charitable and there are some really good Republicans, but I just don't understand how anyone would want to be a Republican."

Posted on: Feb 5, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery today for pancreatic cancer.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2009, Source: Shakesville

God bless the Internet.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Bipartisanship with the Republicans, right now, it not merely galling, but also foolish.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2009, Source: Shakesville

SCHIP is being paid for by "raising the cigarette tax from 39 cents a pack to $1."

Posted on: Jan 29, 2009, Source: Shakesville

"Bond is an imperialist, misogynist sociopath who goes around bedding women and swilling martinis and killing people. He's repulsive."

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