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Morning-After Pill? What Morning-After Pill?

An Ohio woman in search of Plan B emergency contraception learns from an ER nurse that she’s basically out of luck because she wasn’t raped, and isn’t married.

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Driving with Porn
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Man Arrested for Driving With Porn on TV

Police in South Carolina pulled over a driver who was playing an X-rated DVD on his in-car video system. The driver could face felony charges of disseminating or promoting obscenity, based on the argument that a kid could have been looking through the windows.

  • Good to know South Carolina’s police are working hard to keep the streets safe and clean.
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    Posted on Sep 25, 2006 READ MORE


    Fact-Checking the Blame-Bill Crowd (Pt. II)

    Another issue stemming from the Clinton-Wallace interview: Wag the Dog. The National Review’s Jonah Goldberg claims that only a handful of right-wingers accused Clinton of using his 1998 missile attacks on bin Laden to draw attention away from the Lewinsky scandal. That’s simply false, as evidenced here.

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    Fact-Checking the Blame-Bill Crowd

    Fox News’ Chris Wallace claimed on Sunday that Osama bin Laden was emboldened by Bill Clinton’s pulling out from Somalia after the “Black Hawk Down” incident. But Wallace is dead wrong: Clinton kept U.S. troops there for six months—over the strenuous objections of GOP’ers. Fact-check it.

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    U.S. Murder and Torture in Afghanistan

    The L.A. Times debuts a multi-part special on alleged atrocities and abuses of Afghans at the hands of U.S. Special Forces.

  • Andrew Sullivan, commenting on this, writes: “In the future, when history is written, just remember: It’s not that we weren’t told what was going on. It’s that we looked the other way.”

  • Posted on Sep 25, 2006 READ MORE


    Some Liquids Allowed on Planes

    Thanks to new regulations, small travel-size portions are now OK. As far as we can tell, however, snakes are still verboten.

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    Meet Karl Rove’s Disciples

    Newsweek turns a spotlight on the pupils of Lord Voldemort.

    Posted on Sep 25, 2006 READ MORE


    George Allen and macaca
    From CNN

    More N-Word Accusations Against Sen. Allen Surface

    Three former college football teammates of Sen. George Allen say the Virginia Republican repeatedly used the racial epithet to describe blacks back in the 1970s. And one of those ex-teammates is even putting his name on the record. (Salon ad req’d)

  • UPDATE: Other accusers come forward

  • Posted on Sep 25, 2006 READ MORE


    Diebold
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    Diebold Employee Alleges Shenanigans

    A Diebold whistle-blower has cited a mysterious patch that possibly swung the 2002 Georgia election as evidence that the company can’t be trusted.  Days before the vote, Democrats in both the Senate and governor’s race were ahead in the polls by 5% and 11%, respectively, only to lose by a narrow margin on election day.  (h/t: Engadget)

    Posted on Sep 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Iraq War Responsible for Increased Terror Threat

    The latest National Intelligence Estimate blames the Iraq War for the expansion of terrorist threats.  According to the consensus gathered from 16 intelligence agencies, “jihadism” has increased since Sept. 11, 2001, due especially to the war in Iraq.

    Posted on Sep 24, 2006 READ MORE


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