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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Hail to the chief. Today the New York Post introduces us to some of the the New Yorkers running for President. No, Bloomberg didn't get any crazy ideas, and, no, Cuomo's not jumping the gun. Instead these 11 -- 10 from the city and one from Long Island -- have turned in statements of candidacy to th ... More >>
For those people who adore Kelly Clarkson and hate Ron Paul supporters, the inaugural American Idol's Wednesday night endorsement of Paul's presidential candidacy was especially painful. The move might have been merely confusing in years past, when Paul was a web-specific phenomenonthe equiva ... More >>
This story is not what you think it will be, which is to say, it's not a dating story. Not explicitly, and not generally, either. This story is about kind people, people who are opening their New York and other city apartments to traveling strangers in need of lodging. Except, the twist is, s ... More >>
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It would be very comforting to be able to blame Sarah Palin for the horrible Arizona shootings, but it would seem a little hypocritical since we always say you can't blame rock stars and their crazy songs for various teen tragedies that are often ascribed to them by right ... More >>
People often say that the Republican Party has become much more conservative than it used to be. But they don't talk much about how conservatism itself has become more... hmm, how to put this politely -- let's say, detached from traditional American beliefs and standards of behavior.
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Lisa Murkowski, who's running in Alaska's Republican primary for their empty Senate seat, hasn't had a great election season. First she was called a whore by her opponent, and now, the whole of Alaskan government is treating her like one.