As noted recently at Blue Jersey, the lead Iowa Republican funder who Governor Christie met with during “CopterGate” was Koch business partner Bruce Rastetter. There is a very interesting history between Rastetter, the Koch brothers, their business interests and Chris Christie – and given Christie’s history of rewarding his cronies with lucrative contracts, this more than bears watching closely.
“There isn’t anyone like Chris Christie on the national scene for Republicans,” Rastetter said. “And so we believe that he, or someone like him, running for president is very important at this critical time in our country.”[snip]
“He clearly understands smaller government, less government spending, job creation, and how to create a better education system — certainly, all the things I and those accompanying me care about,”
There are women who will have sex, pretend or otherwise, with anyone they consider even a minor celebrity. And if those women engage with that man, and indulge in sexual activity with him, he becomes a sexual predator and a misogynist. He is now an outcast, unsuitable for human company.
I have so much trouble keeping the rules straight!
Look, men have a lot of screwy ideas about sex, much of it gleaned from a combination of two things. Watching or reading porn is one way; having sex with women who aren’t honest about what works is another. I know a lot of women who pretend to like those porn scenarios because their guys like it and they figure, what’s the harm?
Well, the harm is that they begin to believe that’s what all women want. And even a consenting woman faced with that kind of aggression might be scared. Continue Reading »
I said I was sick of the way Democrats didn’t back their own members, that nobody made David Vitter resign even though HE broke the law. I said I didn’t care what pictures of what were floating around, that Anthony Weiner was one of the few Democrats in Congress who stood up for progressive policies and that I was just disgusted at how Dems were piling on.
Of course, now he’s history.
Her phone number is 202/225-6111.
UPDATE: As if this couldn’t be any more of a circus, turns out Weiner’s wife is pregnant.
With Nicole Sandler of Radio or Not was very stimulating! We talked at length about Anthony Weiner and what it means for Democrats; why Democrats are so resistant to building coalitions; and we also got into police brutality.