Why should women be paid equal to men? Men have been in the working world a lot...– Ann Romney, wife of likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, on equal pay for women. What is this. I can’t even. More. (via gaywrites) Funny as this is, it’s satire, not a real quote. See the disclaimer from the original source.
Politicalprof: Paul Revere's Ride →
politicalprof: Sometime slightly before midnight today, April 18, Paul Revere began his 1775 ride to warn the Americans that the British were coming the next day to try to seize the Americans’ arsenals at Lexington and Concord. The events set in motion the combat phase of the American Revolution. Although, if…
[You could argue that] money is more important for men.– Republican Glenn Grothman, on why Wisconsin Republicans supported repealing the state’s equal pay law. (via wisconsinforward) Please, please tell me there was some context for this??
Let’s bypass that era and move straight to 1980.– Rick Santorum in his concession speech tonight. A VOTE FOR SANTORUM IS A VOTE FOR TIME TRAVEL (via halphillips) Don’t say that! Then Santorum will get all the Doctor Who fans’ votes!
So this is not because I’m so sure that we’re going to win. But what...– VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN, to Bob Schieffer, on the first hour-long edition of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” airing at 10:30 a.m. in D.C. and N.Y.C God bless him, but he’s staying exactly what he believes.
‘Conservative’ is a magic word that applies to those who are in other...– the Internet’s smartest liberal blogger, Digby (via azspot)
Over a million Americans have lost their lives to gunfire since that awful...– Drew Westen (via azspot)
In a possible dig at Marxism on Wednesday, Benedict said in his Mass that some...– Even as a Catholic, I can see this as some pot/kettle shit; as a political moderate: this. (via muppetpants) I’m not a Catholic, but a good comment by one.
STATE HATE: All this Santorum hate is getting out... →
statehate: “Almost called Barack Obama a ‘nigger’?” Seriously? How childish and dishonest can you people be? Let’s be clear: Santorum is a statist, jingoistic, power hungry, warmongering demagogue. He’s the superdouche of all superdouches. I would much sooner vote for the re-election of Bush or Obama before… Although I’m not in agreement about a few things in this post (the...
Voter fraud, by the numbers. From 2000-2007 there...
think-progress: 32,229 UFO sightings 352 deaths by lightning 9 possible cases of voter impersonation
Men in Black →
The points she makes here are good, and my progressive side cheers for her attack on the right wing of the SCOTUS. However, Sarah Palin has a point (yes, that hurt) and there are “activist judges” on the leftmost edge of the court as well. I wish Maureen Dowd had discussed them, too. It would have made the larger argument more compelling.
[Justice] Kennedy’s second question, the one that so unnerved supports of the...– Jonathan Cohn: Obamacare Is On Trial. So Is the Supreme Court. (via pantslessprogressive)
Yes: it was the hoodie’s fault. A hooded sweatshirt can make an innocent teen...– STEPHEN COLBERT, on Fox “News” contributor Geraldo Rivera’s contention that wearing a hoodie is what led to Trayvon Martin’s murder, on The Colbert Report (via inothernews)