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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."

Posted on: Jan 28, 2009, Source: Shakesville

The New York Times compiles a collection of Bush photos that are amusing and heartbreaking.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Now this is change I can believe in.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Israel has withdrawn from Gaza in conjunction with the commencement of Obama's presidency.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Don't let the door hitcha where Maude splitcha, Dubs.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2009, Source: Shakesville

The BART police officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant on New Year's Day is now in police custody.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2009, Source: Shakesville

Someone more cynical than I, ahem, might suggest that this is an indication that Team Obama knows they fucked up big time with Warren.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2009, Source: Shakesville

As do a few other folks ...

Posted on: Dec 22, 2008, Source: Shakesville

These numbers reflect only reported domestic violence and sexual assaults, which continue to be the most underreported crimes.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Break out the tinfoil hats.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2008, Source: Shakesville

If Alba can't measure up to commercial beauty standards, what does that mean for the rest of us?

Posted on: Dec 8, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The fight for equality in Iowa.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The f***ing-off into oblivion cannot happen quickly enough.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Does Hillary + "drama" = sexist coverage?