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Category Archive for 'Just Plain Crazy'

I have to admit, I didn’t know any of these stunning details when I confronted Pat Toomey last week (although I knew enough of his Club for Growth ways to assume) — but now that I’ve read it, I’m really, really glad I got in his face. As I told him: These are real votes […]

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Salon just interviewed Bruce Bartlett, who worked for Reagan and Bush the Elder, and recently criticized a piece about a campaign finance reform-oriented GOP presidential candidate from Harvard Law’s Lawrence Lessig. An excerpt: Does your skepticism apply beyond presidential campaigns? The idea that the impact of money is overstated when it’s a high-profile race is […]

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Yes, the man who was trying to hit on an employee was full of self-righteous wrath when his then-wife wanted a divorce. It’s all so very predictable and sad: Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly, known for his hardline stance on family values and violence in the home, allegedly assaulted his ex-wife, dragging her down the […]

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That’s because the states, the red ones, that didn’t participate, will lose federal funding and its citizens will lose coverage according to a new study by the Urban Institute and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation. And guess who will have to fix and and who will get the blame? “The report estimates that in the […]

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How predictable: Crane Public Schools in West Texas sent out a letter to high school and junior high parents last Friday regarding a breakout of chlamydia confirmed in the district. The number of cases has been widely reported at 20, though the school’s superintendent and the Texas Department of Health Services told BuzzFeed News that there […]

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Imagine — George W. Bush is telling Jewish donors that Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing with Iran: Earnest was responding to reports over the weekend on Bush’s remarks to a closed-door gathering of Jewish donors. At the Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, Bush allegedly criticized Obama for putting the US in “retreat” […]

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I was thinking about what I would do if I saw kids in real danger — you know, rolled-up windows, locked car, 98 degree day. I’d go over, knock on the window and ask the kids if they were okay. If they didn’t look okay, I’d call the cops. But to call the cops in […]

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Scott Raab in Esquire about the Christie story that’s apparently knocking the voters dead in New Hampshire: There’s a story Chris Christie loves to tell about his mother on her deathbed, how he had flown to be by her side for her final moments of life, and how she shooed him back to work, telling […]

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I tried to call them last week to tell them my payment would be late, and never got through. I tried for two hours, and gave up: WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS’ overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer […]

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Bad moms

Who leave their kids in the car! I did this all the time with my kids. I’d come home from work and drive to the 7-Eleven to get milk or whatever. I was supposed to pull my kids out of the car and drag them in for me for five minutes — especially when I […]

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