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  • Tea party down but not out

    Tea party down but not out
    Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to...
  • Progress undone on rape

    Progress undone on rape
    What we have here is a failure to communicate. Or at least, that's Rick Ross' story and he's sticking to it. The Miami rapper has ignited a prairie fire of controversy with a song called "U.O.E.N.O.," its title a phonetic spelling of an ebonic...
  • 'Rape insurance,' a new front in the GOP's clueless 'war on women'

    Rape insurance? Is that really a thing? Well, yes, though the anti-abortion legislators in Michigan who passed a law Wednesday making it necessary don’t really call it that. They call it the “Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act.”...
  • Uninformed politicians are dangerous [Commentary]

    Uninformed politicians are dangerous [Commentary]
    Former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens once famously stated that the Internet is a "series of tubes," an observation that would have been more comical if his committee hadn't been responsible for regulating the Internet. Rep. Michele Bachmann suggested that...
  • F.V. man elected president of state Republican group

    Fountain Valley resident and accountant John W. Briscoe, 63, has replaced Celeste Greig as president of the California Republican Assembly. Greig was ousted in a 84-78 vote during the group's convention April 28. The assembly is a volunteer group that...
  • Another GOP politician talks about rape

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) is gaining fame in the Twittersphere today for comments he made partly defending former Senate candidate Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) claim that victims of "legitimate rape" rarely become pregnant because... well, I'...
  • Schwarzenegger, your He-Man days have come and gone

     
    COMMENTARY Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent decision to return as executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines makes one thing ......
  • Chan Lowe: Todd Akin and rape II

    Chan Lowe: Todd Akin and rape II
    Considering that the Republican Party’s platform committee, meeting yesterday in Tampa, just adopted a plank calling for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion without exceptions, it appears that the party establishment is brutalizing Todd...
  • Baltimore duo's fight against 'rape culture' takes on Congress, Victoria's Secret

    Baltimore duo's fight against 'rape culture' takes on Congress, Victoria's Secret
    Rebecca Nagle and Hannah Brancato aren't interested in spilling Victoria's Secret. But the Baltimore-based artists and feminists do want the lingerie giant — and other cultural forces — to tell a different story about sex. Disturbed by...
  • Akin staying in the race after rape comments

    Akin staying in the race after rape comments
    Despite calls from his own party to step down, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin says he's not walking away from his challenge against incumbent Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. Questioned on a political talk show about whether abortion should be...
  • Aug 21: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL:Do you think child beauty pageants are too sexually exploitive? Yes: 96% No: 4% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Should Rep. Todd Akin drop out of the Missouri Senate race because of his controversial comments on abortion? Yes: 68% No: 32% NEWS AT...