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CPAC Is Wack: 9 Things That Made Us Go “Huh”?

Sarah Palin Big Gulp

This weekend was the Conservative Political Action Conference, an uber-conservative political event where all kinds of crazy shit goes down each year. It was sad because some of these people are absolutely batcrackers crazers. Like, my dad is a Fox News-loving, Bush-voting Republican and he is embarrassed by these people. But at the same time it was delightful because all weekend my Twitter was blowing up with “Oh my God, Sarah Palin said what?!” incredulity. And I do love a good Twitter kerfluffle.

So here are some highlights — and feel free to add others in the comments. Keep reading »

Senator's Gay Son
GOP's Sen. Rob Portman's reversed his stance on gay marriage. Read More »
Allow Me To Explain...
7 things I am qualified to explain to middle-aged Republican men. Read More »
Republican Women
A study says they're more feminine than Democrats. Read More »

Why MSNBC’s David Gregory Could Face Jail Time

Fearing Guns
How a gun-loving West Texas girl learned to fear assault weapons. Read More »
The Soapbox: Gun Control
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You don't have to be a parent to be worried about guns. Read More »
Scarborough On Guns
The shooting in Newtown made the pundit rethink his stance on guns. Read More »
  • On Sunday’s “Meet The Press,” host David Gregory interview NRA head Wayne LaPierre, a guy who should totally be arrested for being a heartless asshole. But the one who might be in trouble in the law is Gregory, who may have broken the law by displaying a high-capacity magazine against the orders of the DC police department. [Newser]
  • One sign someone you love might be having a stroke? If their text messages aren’t intelligible, also known as “Dystexia.” Or, in my case, it could just be a sign I’m really, really drunk. [BlissTree] Keep reading »

NRA Hold Press Conference To Deny Any Responsibility For Newtown Shooting

The Soapbox: Gun Control
newtown
You don't have to be a parent to be worried about guns. Read More »
Obama In Newtown
Watch the president address mourners at the Sandy Hook vigil. Read More »
On The Newtown Massacre
Thoughts from a woman who went through a violent attack at her school. Read More »

This morning, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre held a press conference, meant to be the NRA’s response and “meaningful contribution” to the Newtown shooting that occurred one week ago. Rather than surprise the audience by actually taking some responsibility for promoting a gun-crazy, shooting-first-and-ask-questions-later culture, LaPierre did what was sadly expected: he denied any culpability for the incident and proposed that schools start hiring armed police officers to protect children. Keep reading »

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