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Open Thread

Paul Newman, 1925 - 2008 RIP ["Plastic Jesus" written by Ed Rush and George Cromarty, and sung by Paul Newman in "Cool Hand Luke." h/t Driftglass.]

Another Toy Recall

YahooNews: Toy-maker Fisher-Price is recalling 83 types of toys - including the popular Big Bird, Elmo, Dora and Diego characters - because their pa

Those "Hollywood Values" In Action

This has always been the most ludicrous talking point to me. For every Barbra Streisand and Michael Moore that the right loves to demonize--and Lord k

Mike's Blog Roundup

Early Warning: More troops?!! Come on...remember when our frighteningly unbalanced president claimed he would be guided by the advice of his generals?

Does The GOP Watch Nip/Tuck Too?

Atrios: Hillary Clinton's Republican challenger is getting personal and it's not pretty: He says the senator used to be ugly - and speculates