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As the United Nations marks Thursday as International Day of the Girl Child, the world body's focus this year has been on ending child marriages. In Afghanistan, the practice is illegal under the law but still common. In one case, an Read more...
Well, no big surprise that Mike Huckabee decided he was enjoying his well-paying gig over at Fox News so much that he's not going to run for president in 2012. If we weren't sure before he made it official tonight, this appearance by Ted Nugent on his show just prior to his "big announcement" should have tipped everyone off. Read more...
Time for your weekly podcast with The Professional Left, our own Driftglass and Bluegal. Two articles on Republicans and Language: Republicans Contort Language Into Strange Configurations That Make It All But Meaningless Alice in Read more...
Hey, conservatives, take a good hard look. And yeah, that means you too, Sarah Palin, you queen of xenophobic fevered fantasies. See that guy in the video? He's not a thug. He's a poet. A black poet. Get used to it and get over yourselves. I Read more...
As MSNBC's Cenk Uygur pointed out here, after President had a pretty good last couple of weeks in the news cycle, Fox looks pretty desperate with their latest attack on the administration. Here's more from Media Matters -- "Very Positive": Fox News' Read more...