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  • The Cry of the Fragile White Male – Translated (0) January 17, 2017 Deb This was posted as a response to a friend’s post on Facebook. I had to steal and repost because … uh… well, you’ll see _exactly_ how we liberals and Democrats are responsible for Trump’s win. I’m calling it found poetry and titling it “The Battle Cry of the Fragile White Male”  – Translations are in ...
  • The 19-Year-Old Who Died of Gangrene in Jail? The Story Is Worse Than You Thought (0) August 19, 2014 DebIn August 2013, a 19-year-old boy died naked on the floor of an Alabama jail cell. He didn’t die of a beating. He wasn’t stabbed or shot. He was a victim of a far more insidious form of violence perpetrated against poor, overwhelmingly black men and women. He died of gangrene. He died of neglect. ...
  • First Female 4-Star General (0) November 14, 2008 DebThis morning, the Army will be breaking another glass ceiling. Ann E. Dunwoody will become the first female American 4-star General. It’s not the first first for Dunwoody, whose career has been marked with declarations of “first female…”. Immediately after she gets her fourth star, she’ll be assuming a new command post – Army Materiel ...
  • Why Dr. Oz Should Not Be the Ebola Czar (0) October 18, 2014 Deb And Other Answers for Michael Reagan Conservative radio host Michael Reagan, son of former president Ronald Reagan told online newsrag Newsmax today that the president shouldn’t have appointed a political guy to be the Ebola czar. He’d much rather have TV medical charlatan Dr. Oz. Okay, maybe we’re being a little unkind about Dr. Oz. He may ...
  • Purity Balls – What Really Makes Them Creepy (3) March 28, 2014 DebAre Purity Balls Creepy? Your answer may depend on your cultural upbringing – and that may make the whole concept even creepier. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in ...
  • Palin Gets Debate on Training Wheels (0) September 22, 2008 Deb  Clerkwheel / Foter / CC BY-SA From the New York Times this morning: The vice presidential debate will have a different format than the presidential debate. While the presidential debates will allow McCain and Obama to engage in back and forth dialog, Palin and Biden will answer questions given them but not address each other. The ...
  • An All-American Christmas (0) December 21, 2010 DebIf you’re buying gifts for the holidays, spend your money where the dollars you spend really go to work for you — in your local economy. Skip the big box stores and buy local to make your community stronger. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Cinnamon and…Antioxidants? (0) March 28, 2014 DebMcCormick, the spice people, have a new angle — spices are HEALTHY. One-half teaspoon of cinnamon has as many antioxidants as a cup of pomegranate juice or 1/2 cup of blueberries. Who knew, right? Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Union Thuggery on Morning Joe (0) January 13, 2012 Deb Steve Rhodes /Free Photos As usual, Morning Joe is on in the background as I work this morning. The big subject this morning is the shameful attack on capitalism aka vulture capitalism is a good thing. Over and over, Scarborough has trotted out the Republican mantra — Bain Capital was just practicing capitalism and hey, you’ve ...
  • So Much Stupid on HuffPo This Morning (0) February 18, 2012 Deb markhillary /Free Photos Every once in a while, I click on “news of the wierd” type stories on HuffPo — you know, the kind of thing you usually find as filler in local papers. This morning, I clicked on a story with the headline “Man Alleges He Bought Safe with $26,000 In It on eBay“. I ...
  • Elizabeth Warren, Asbestos and Travelers Insurance (0) September 21, 2012 DebDid Elizabeth Warren side with insurance companies against asbestos victims? The Travelers insurance case is a lot more complicated than the media would like you to believe. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • What MaddowBlog Missed About Romney’s Comment (0) July 19, 2012 DebMitt Romney and the Republicans agree with the president that businesses benefit from public investments in infrastructure and education. They just think corporations shouldn’t have to pay for using them. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Obama & Clinton: Chris Hayes Nails the Difference (2) September 6, 2012 DebIn last night’s MSNBC coverage of the Democratic Convention, Chris Hayes drew this contrast between Clinton compromises and Obama compromises. It’s definitely worth a watch. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy And there’s some truth. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Melissa Harris-Perry Does Righteous Anger Perfectly (0) September 2, 2012 DebIn case you missed this on yesterday’s Melissa Harris-Perry, it’s must-see video. This is what righteous anger from a strong woman looks like: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Birth Certificate vs. Tax Returns (0) July 10, 2012 Deb Do you think the Obama campaign is drawing inspiration for their “where are the tax returns?” push from the birth certificate debacle? It’s been interesting watching and listening to this developing over the weekend. I’m hearing questions and comments about Mitt Romney’s tax returns that sound a whole lot familiar to anyone who followed the ...