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Michele Bachmann Drops Out Of The GOP Race

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Rep. Michele Bachmann dropped out of the GOP presidential race this morning, after placing nearly last place in yesterday’s Iowa caucus. Bachmann will return to focusing her energies in Congress, where she represents the state of Minnesota, telling reporters today, “I will continue to fight to defeat the president’s agenda of socialism.” Keep reading »

Pro-Lifers Spank Ron Paul For Not “Rescuing” Aborted Fetus From Trash Can

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I don’t even know why we’re talking about Republican Ron Paul, because he is never going to be president. (Unless Kelly Clarkson gets her way.) But I do find it entertaining that his campaign ad called “Life,” about his opposition to abortion — despite otherwise being all “get the government out of people’s business!” — is now flying back in his face. In the “Life” ad, Ron Paul explains how he has delivered 4,000 babies as a doctor and believes that life is a precious thing. He also claims he allegedly saw an “aborted baby” in an operating room, crying and breathing, and saw it placed in a bucket in the corner of a room and people “pretended it wasn’t there.” Then he says he allegedly saw a baby the same size being delivered in that same hospital and it made him wonder “who are we” to let one baby die in “a bucket,” but let another one live. Keep reading »

Rick Perry Flip-Flops On Abortion Twice In One Week

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has always been against a woman’s right to choose. As Texas governor, he has supported bills to restrict access to abortion and made public statements like “Every life lost to abortion is a tragedy.” However, Perry had believed abortion should remain legal in cases of rape, incest, or if the woman’s life is at risk.

Not for long: in the past week, Perry’s pro-life stance took a sharp — and deadly — turn to an even further extreme. And then, barely a day later, he backtracked on abortion yet again.   Keep reading »

Egyptian Court Stops “Virginity Tests” On Female Protesters In Prison

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CBS reporter Lara Logan was sexually assaulted while reporting in Cairo. Read More »
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An online poll about Lara Logan's assault suggest she's to blame. Read More »
"Virginity Tests" Protested
Egyptians protest the sexual assault of women by military personnel. Read More »
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Sexual assault and the threat of sexual assault are used as a way to control women. Nowhere is that more present, lately, than in Egypt where female protesters have been forced to undergo “virginity tests” administered by soldiers when they are arrested and imprisoned. Yesterday, a Cairo court sided with protester Samira Ibrahim, age 25, who was assaulted with a “virginity test” after she was arrested in Cairo’s Tahrir Square in March, and ordered that the military stop forcing its way into women’s bodies. The court’s ruling claimed, “These acts involve deliberate humiliation and intentional insult to women participating in protests.” Keep reading »

Sarah Palin Pooh-Poohs The Obama Christmas Card

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Sarah Palin tries fried butter while dissing the president. Read More »
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Palin emails made public reveal some weird stuff. Read More »
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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 »

The Obamas Put Our Family Portraits To Shame, Again

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The White House was not amused by Ty's dolls of the First Kids. Read More »
Michelle On Weight
The FLOTUS says she won't discuss weight with her daughters. Read More »
Malia's First Car
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Barack Obama jokes about what Malia's first car will be. Read More »
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Stop being so damn cute, Obama family! I can’t tell whose dress I want to fight over more: Michelle‘s or Malia‘s. (Yes, I am envious of a 13-year-old girl’s wardrobe.) [Mrs-O.com]

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