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... you can shine all night.
Writes Vanessa Williams in The Washington Post. Obama has been making this point — and stirring controversy — since he was a candidate in 2008. Jesse Jackson Sr. was incensed by what he saw as Obama’s “talking down to black people,” yet it was Jackson who was criticized. Show More Summary
Text — in case you didn't memorize all that " Creaky-voiced long alveolar glide with mid front unrounded vowel and glottal stop" business — here. Via Metafilter.
"... they are extremely courageous people and that courage deserves to be recognised at the highest level." As the police took 20 minutes to arrive, some women did extraordinary things. Mrs Loyau-Kennett was a passenger on a number 53...Show More Summary
"Some small business owners say they feel pressured to advertise with Yelp for favorable filtering."
"If anyone should be on trial here, it should be Congress... I frankly think the committee should apologize to Apple. The Congress should be on trial here for creating a Byzantine and bizarre tax code."
"How does that coincide with your post-war Commie conspiracy, huh? It's incredibly obvious, isn't it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids without the knowledge of the individual, and certainly without any choice. That's the way your hard-core Commie works." From the comments at "Fluoridation fails in Portland by 20-point margin."
... by making an opening statement before invoking her Fifth Amendment privilege. She asserted: “I have not done anything wrong.... I have not broken any laws. I have not violated any IRS rules or regulations, and I have not provided false information to this or any other committee.” Rep. Show More Summary
... the mother of Tamerlan and Tsarnaev, after an FBI interview with a man in Florida ends with the government officials — investigating the man's connection to the Boston bombing — shooting him dead. The officers had been interviewing [Ibragim] Todashev in his apartment for some time when he tried to attack them, [a federal law enforcement official] said....
"You think David Cameron is going to get caught in the street when we start busting our guns you think politicians are going to die? No it's going to be the average guy, like you, and your children. So get rid of them. Tell them to bring our troops back so can all live in peace."
"So many things, personal and cultural, might need to be recalibrated and renegotiated, explicitly or without acknowledgment. The cumulative effect of all those negotiations could be hugely transformative, in ways either thrilling or...Show More Summary
The Washington Times reports: Rep. Stephen Lynch, Massachusetts Democrat, warned IRS and Treasury Department witnesses before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform not to stonewall congressional efforts to get to the bottom of the scandal. “We know where that will lead, it will lead to a special prosecutor. Show More Summary
"... that more radical action was needed in opposition to same-sex marriage in France." Dominique Venner, 78, walked into the building at 4pm and put a letter on the altar before shooting himself through the mouth, according to local media reports. Show More Summary
Email, received just now, from Donna Brazile, the longtime Democratic Party character, identified in the email as Vice-Chair for Voter Registration and Participation/Democratic National Committee. What subdivision of the supposedly sophisticated...Show More Summary
1. We learn today that Chelsea Clinton will take on "a 'multifaith' role as co-founder and co-chair of [NYU's] brand-new Of Many Institute, a program to "develop multifaith dialogue and train multifaith leaders." It should be noted,Show More Summary
1. Senator Joe Biden, February 2007. 2. Bill Clinton, January 2008. Just 2 old quotes we had occasion to bring up in conversation around Meadhouse this morning. Storybook/fairy tale... the positive/negative description of Obama the Candidate. Show More Summary
"The former first daughter has tackled what the school calls a 'multifaith' role as co-founder and co-chair of its brand-new Of Many Institute. The program is described by the university as aiming to 'develop multifaith dialogue andShow More Summary
Whip out your phallic jokes.
"An 18-year-old American is facing felony charges over claims that she had sexual contact with her underage, 14-year-old girlfriend...." The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida said [Kaitlyn] Hunt was being criminalised for behaviour...Show More Summary