Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul spoke at historically black Howard University last week, and it was a major event. No, he didn't seem to win any black votes for the GOP -- even his fans admit as much. But white people of the rightblogger variety were all over it, and that's what counts.
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Remember the Clarence Thomas hearings, and how David Brock (then a right- rather than a left-wing operative -- yes that's how long ago it was!) called Anita Hill "a little bit nutty and a little bit slutty"? Remember how decent people were outraged by this appalling breach of decorum?
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The tell-all bookSupreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, long alleged to be something of a pervert, is at the very least being outed as a kinky dude by Lillian McEwen, a former judge and Thomas's ex-girlfriend. In D.C. Unmasked & Undressed, McEwen's story of work and play in our nation's capit ... More >>
As Keith Olbermann prepares to move to Current TV, let's reminisce about the naughty things I used to say to him on air--utterances that would make him simultaneously blush and egg me on.
Here are the cutest/bawdiest:
Democratic Senator Robert Byrd passed away last week at age 92. Among the items in his lengthy CV was a year-long membership in the Ku Klux Klan. He also had some kind words for that organization and its principles thereafter.
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Alfalfa: Not yet genetically modifiedThe U.S. Supreme Court, which has nearly hacked Miranda to death, may very well swing its scythe at environmentalists and consumers. The court's making noises as if it will strike down the current ban on Monsanto's genetically engineered, pesticide-resistant alfa ... More >>
The growing trend of prosecutors bringing child pornography charges against minors for posting nude pictures of themselves online gets noticed by the Daily News, which covers one such prosecution of a 14-year-old in Jersey. The case is notable for being the first one such to involve MySpace, and for ... More >>