Nobel Prize in Economics Goes to A Woman for the First Time

And she's from my home state, too! Woot!

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Why Does The Onion Find Sexual Slavery Hilarious?

Fans (and non-fans) of The Onion may be interested to see this NEW! item they are selling at The Onion Store:

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One Step Closer to Torture Prosecutions?

Attorney General Eric Holder has been teasing us for awhile with tantalizing hints he may actually investigate Bush-era torture cases, and now it looks like we're possibly one step closer, as the Justice Department's ethics office (which I believe was either dormant or on paid vacation during the Bush administration) has recommended investigations.

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WaPo Runs Fluff Piece on Anti-Choice Zealot Randall Terry

The Washington Post published a big profile of anti-choice leader Randall Terry today, and it's positively sickening in its whitewashing of his history.

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Is Marty Peretz Insane?

Years ago, I had a subscription to The New Republic.

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Jeb Bush Tests Water for 2012 Presidential Bid?

Jeb Bush (the less dignified of the two in the photo; wrap your head around that) may be testing the waters for a 2012 presidential bid.

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Kentucky Pastor Tells Followers to Bring Guns to Church

If there's one question to which I've always longed for an answer, it's: Who Would Jesus Shoot?

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Michael Savage Feels Oppressed

"The white Christian heterosexual married male is the epitome of everything right with America, and yet it is the white Christian heterosexual married male who has been made the beast of America."

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