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The reason it took so long was we kept looking for something we couldn’t find.  –  Joe DiSalvo Election Day (#45)  It was interesting, but not at all surprising, to look back at my comments after the last presidential election and discover that the issues literally haven’t changed at all.  Once again the world was […]

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The raid of Backpage.com’s Dallas office and the arrest of its CEO is an election-year stunt, not a good-faith action by law enforcement. –  Liz McDougall For the past five years, pompous politicians have repeatedly attempted to bully and threaten Backpage into removing its designated escort ad section in the same way they terrorized Craigslist […]

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In reports that were written by the deputies who took their gun belts off, took their clothes off and went in the water – those deputies aren’t lying. – Bob Gualtieri, before seeing video showing the deputies were indeed lying As I said in a recent column, it really is difficult for young people today […]

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When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that’s just the place and time that the tide’ll turn.  –  Harriet Beecher Stowe I’ve stated several times recently that I think the sex worker rights […]

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I READ THE FUCKING BOOKS!  –  Axis of Awesome A busy week leads to a short links column!  This week’s video is from Endza, and the links above it from Dan Savage, Carol Fenton, Radley Balko and Clarkhat (in that order). How the cops got so powerful. An even worse idea than calling the cops. Politician says same-sex marriage causes rioting. A […]

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This Government only won an election, not the right to become our Mammy.  –  Ian O’Doherty Another Reason Not To Do Cowgirl This isn’t actually the reason I dislike cowgirl, but it makes a good excuse: “Woman on top” is the most dangerous sex position, according to a new scientific study…”cowgirl”…is responsible for half of […]

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I was…struck by how the…treatment for these women mostly consisted of convincing them that they were victims.  –  Jessica Gutiérrez Bad Girls  I suspect missing information: …sex worker…Aarti Yadav…was arrested…[for] the murder of a constable, Dilip Borole…”Yadav owed him money and Borole had been insisting that she [repay him]…Yadav offered him a drink laced with […]

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Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.  –  Thomas Jefferson To hear the cops tell it, they’re the “thin blue line” that stands between civilization and a species of chaos resembling Mad Max meets Lord of the Flies in the midst of an immense drunken free-for-all in […]

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Every civilization when it loses its inner vision and its cleaner energy, falls into a new sort of sordidness, more vast and more stupendous than the old savage sort.  An Augean stable of metallic filth.  –  D.H. Lawrence I grew up in an area of south Louisiana whose primary industry (in those days) was sugar […]

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[Mary Anne] Franks couldn’t care less who is turned into a felony sex offender, as long as some variation of her pet law is enacted, the hated men go down along with the innocent, and she gets credit for it. – Scott Greenfield The Red Umbrella A [Filipino man]…fell to his death while trying to evade police […]

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