Daily Archives: August 20th, 2012 «

 

Discussion: Should Todd Akin withdraw tomorrow?

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 11:08 pm » 15 Comments

This whole story is just depressing as heck.    There is no question what Akin said was stupid and inexcusable, but as I said on Twitter earlier today, watching Dems fundraise, demagogue, & smear others off of it is far worse – IMO. On both my Twitter and Facebook accounts, the “he must go” votes have the […]

 

Another study confirms red staters are more generous than blue staters

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 5:53 pm » 11 Comments

Via Politico: Red states give more money to charity than blue states, according to a new study on Monday. The eight states with residents who gave the highest share of their income to charity supported Sen. John McCain in 2008, while the seven states with the least generous residents went for President Barack Obama, the […]

 

Religion of Misogyny Watch: Iran bans women from college courses

Posted by: Phineas on August 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Can’t have women getting an education; they might get uppity and think they’re men’s equals. In a move that has prompted a demand for a UN investigation by Iran’s most celebrated human rights campaigner, the Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, 36 universities have announced that 77 BA and BSc courses in the coming […]

 

Could Obama lose Illinois?

Posted by: Phineas on August 20, 2012 at 1:03 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas According to Alexis Levin of The Daily Caller, Obama may have to start spending real money to guard his home base (1): President Barack Obama could lose his home state of Illinois in November, a new poll shows. A poll conducted by Illinois-based pollster and political strategist Michael McKeon found Obama leading […]

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

Election 2012: POLITICO e-book: Obama campaign roiled by conflict 

 

LAT

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

Awful: ‘Top Gun’ director Tony Scott jumps to his death from L.A. bridge

 

Robert Costa

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 11:55 am » Comments Off

Fallout: Romney: Akin’s ‘Inexcusable’ Comment 

 

The Caucus

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 11:55 am » Comments Off

“Opens Up”? Obama Opens Up to ‘Moneyball’ Writer for Vanity Fair

 

Gallup

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2012 at 11:55 am » Comments Off

Shock: Swing-State Voters Say They Are No Better Off Than in 2008