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According to Jeffrey Toobin, author of “The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court,” the pro-life crowd will have to wait for another appointment. Despite the flurry of talk about Roe vs. Wade being overturned, it’s safe to say that, for now, at least five of the nine Supreme Court Justices will continue to uphold the precedents of the court. (more…)

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As the Left licked its wounds following the 2004 elections, a chart circulated around the Internet suggesting Kerry voters were significantly more intelligent than Bush voters. Only 2 of the 19 “blue states” that voted for Kerry had an average IQ under 100. By contrast, of the 31 “red states” only 1 of them had an IQ of over 100. The so-called “smartest” Bush state, Virginia, had an average IQ of exactly 100–just a single point higher than the two “dumbest” Kerry states, Michigan and Oregon, which each came in at 99.

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This was a fun little victory for the “blue states,” enabling them to go down swinging, still throwing jabs at their opponents even after Kerry’s concession speech. (more…)

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Who needs it! What is so wrong with a Civil Union that gives gays who love each other all the same rights afforded to straight people, just without the fancy piece of paper? Seriously. Why are gay people so fired up about getting married? I understand that, for some, it’s about “the principle.” But that’s the same bullshit I hear spewing from Fred Phelps and the “jesus Hates Fags” Right, most of whom watch the news about once every four years, and even then only to find out which presidential candidate hates gays more. (more…)

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These days just about anyone can vote–even dogs. In Seattle, “Duncan M. MacDonald” Jane Balogh’s Australian shepherd-terrier mix successfully registered to vote and cast three separate ballots between September 2006 and May 2007. By putting the phone bill in Duncan’s name, Balogh somehow convinced authorities that the pooch met all the legal voting requirements. (more…)

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