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Sarah Palin Pooh-Poohs The Obama Christmas Card

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President Obama's Christmas card photo

Sarah Palin has a beef with the presidential Christmas card: a simple portrait of the Obamas’ dog Bo by the fireplace with the line “From our family to yours, may your holidays shine with the light of the season.”  The puppy-pooh-poohing politico told Fox News it is “odd” that the Obamas’ card depicts Bo instead of “family, faith and freedom” — which is what all of us are aiming for when we take our holiday pics at GlamourShots, amirite? Palin also said (yes, she kept talking) that Americans can appreciate “American foundational values illustrated and displayed on Christmas cards and on a Christmas tree,” so why can’t the First Family? I’m pretty sure her rant is supposed to translate to “Muslim Muslim Muslim Muslim Muslim COMMUNIST.”

Girlfriend needs to take a chill pill or Santa is going to put a lump of coal in her stocking. [Los Angeles Times] Keep reading »

Ex-Con With “Nervous Colon” Robs Bank After Pooping In Parking Lot

A Connecticut man with a drug addiction and a spastic colon allegedly defecated in the parking lot of a New Milford bank before robbing the establishment. The man’s wife and kids were with him and sat in the getaway car, police said. Read more…

Michelle Obama Has A Fat Ass, Congressman Overheard Saying

Michelle On Weight
The FLOTUS says she won't discuss weight with her daughters. Read More »
Rude Obama Cartoon
Cartoon mocks Michelle's weight and Barack's big ears. Read More »
Racist Obama Shirt
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“She lectures us on eating right while she has a large posterior herself.”

This, my friends, is my holiday gift to you: Republican Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (WI) was overheard trash-talking First Lady Michelle Obama during a cell phone conversation in the D.C. airport. First of all, blasphemy. Michelle’s booty is fine and she could probably do pushups and cartwheels around this fool. Second of all, who talks trash about the First Lady in the friggin’ D.C. airport where someone who works in government/media is bound to hear you (and gleefully tell everyone)? I mean, when I talk smack about Amelia, I go down the street to do it. Keep reading »

Time To Cry: Operation Baghdad Pups Reunites Soldiers With Their Iraqi Pups

Soldiers Reunite With Dogs
Soldiers reunite with their adopted Afgan dogs. Watch »
Bulldog And Horse
A bulldog and horse become besties. Watch »
Dog Shuts Up Baby
This dog tells an annoying baby to shut up. Watch »
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While the war in Iraq may have officially ended last week, the U.S. soldiers who were stationed there will be feeling the after effects of life in a warzone for some time. As soldiers and Army personnel are reunited with their American friends and family, they are often leaving behind their Iraqi family — the many stray Iraqi dogs the soldiers bonded with and took care of while serving overseas. The pups provided an invaluable emotional support to the men and women and many returning soldiers are now working with a program called Operation Baghdad Pups to bring their Iraqi pets to the States. Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Couple Kisses When Navy Ship Docks

Celebs On Gay Marriage
These couples won't marry until it's legal for everyone. Read More »
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Deep thoughts from Hollywood on the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell." Read More »
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  • Naval Petty Officer Second Class Marissa Gaeta bought 50 raffle tickets so she could win the Navy’s lottery and be the first person off the ship to kiss their loved one at the dock. Once on land, Marissa Gaeta swooped up her girlfriend, Petty Officer Third Class Citlalic Snell, a smooch. So. Cute. [Queerty]
  • The FDA has approved preliminary clinical trials on humans for an experimental HIV vaccine. [Think Progress]
  • Frisky contributer Hugo Schwyzer on why he has resigned from writing for The Good Men Project. [HugoSchwyzer.com] Keep reading »

Great Moments in Manhood: The Guy Who Made Maxi Pads More Affordable to Poor Women

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If you love me, you'd better learn to love my period. Read More »

Poor women in India have a man to thank for their low-cost menstrual supplies. Arunachalam Muruganantham risked his marriage and his family in order to revolutionize the production of maxi-pads so that they be made more affordable to poor women. In much of rural India, women were using rags, leaves or even newspapers as pads. Girls often miss school during their periods, or will drop out all together, because they’re unable to manage their menstruation. 

Enter Muruganantham.

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