I got up at 5:15 a.m. in the morning to walk my puppy. Even though the kids are...– Michelle Obama Sasha and Malia: Slacking Off on Puppy Duty? - People.com
Elizabeth Edwards: 'He Should Not Have Run' →
via Ben Smith’s Blog and The Daily News: Despite feeling deeply deceived, Elizabeth Edwards nonetheless publicly stood by her husband’s side, lending his candidacy the aura of a warm, loving family life. But she had actually wanted him to quit the race to protect the family. Edwards admitted the hanky-panky to her days after declaring his candidacy in 2006 - almost a year before the...
Our global just-in-time economy means we are dependent on others. […] A...– Dr. Michael T. Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, explains why we are so vulnerable to worldwide pandemics. NINE countries?! (via noraleah)
'Harry Potter' Stars to Get 'Benjamin Button'... →
The epilogue of the J.K. Rowling novel takes place 19 years in the future, when their characters are in their thirties. But instead of casting older actors to play them, movie bosses are using digital technology to age them — the same technique used in Pitt’s hit film. Producer David Heyman says, “We were looking at different ways of doing it, other actors and so on. And then we...
You hold hands with Matt Saracen, you marry the Coach but you have sex with Tim...– EXACTLY. (this is an article about Taylor Kitsch. Read it.) (via meredithnyc)
Like most people, I have male and female friends and I’m not going to end...– Jon Gosselin says photo of him with another woman ‘showed poor judgment on my part’ | EW.com
Jon and Kate Plus 8 Dad Caught With Other Woman |... →
Jon Gosselin arrived at the club at 11:20 p.m. and by 2 a.m. “could barely walk” as he exited the less-public back entrance of Legends Lounge — near the family’s $1.3-million home in Wernersville, Pennsylvania — on April 18, a fellow partier tells Us Weekly. The dad of 8 — kids are twins Madelyn and Cara, 8, and 5-year-old sextuplets, Aaden, Joel, Collin,...
The President approached me when he was Senator Obama, before the Democratic...– Senator Arlen Spector (via absurdlakefront)
We will continue to defend the citizen’s right to privacy in our increasingly...– Republican Party Platform of 1972 (via notthatkindagay)(via chuckmore)
There is no plausible scenario under which Republicans can grow into a majority...– From Olympia Snowe’s Op-Ed in the NYT today, concerning Arlen Specter’s move yesterday. (via osmium) (via soupsoup)
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I’m a loyal Democrat. I support your agenda.– Arlen Spector (D - Pennsylvania) on the phone with President Obama. April 28th, 2009 (via codykniffen)
I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out...– Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, (R-Crazy) Only it happened in ‘76 under President Ford. (via notthatkindagay) (via robot-heart-politics) I can’t resist a good Michele Bachmann crazy-lady-statement.
Since my election in 1980, as part of the Reagan Big Tent, the Republican Party...– Sen. Arlen Specter (via joemuto) (via notthatkindagay)
Republican Senator Arlen Specter will switch to... →
Miss California's church says pedophilia is... →
For anyone living under a rock, the homosexuality-pedophilia canard was debunked three decades ago. What’s worse, the “research” Miss C’s church is quoting - they also claim that 30% of gay men will die or get AIDS by the time they’re 30 - appears to come from a known hate group (as designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center) led by one Paul Cameron, a quack...
Heather Ferreira works in the slums of Mumbai, India, where she has watched...– Why Michelle Obama Inspires Women Around the Globe - CNN.com
A pair of Obama autographs — the president’s on his Rolling Stone...– Reliable Source - Bid News at Sidwell Friends
I’m annoyed — furious is a better word — that I wasn’t told.– NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, pissed about the White House’s poorly-planned “The Planes Of Air Force One!” photo shoot in the skies over lower Manhattan (via inothernews)
Obama ‘furious’ over plane mishap, sources say -... →
The couple started brawling in their Florida apartment. Elizabeth managed to...– Another Deadly Gunman “Severely Disturbed” Over Obama’s Election
So Bobby Jindal makes fun of ‘volcano monitoring’, and soon afterwards Mt....– Paul Krugman (via thebusstop)
Harry, what’s John up to? It sounds crazy– Barack Obama, quoted in a new epilogue to Sen. Harry Reid’s autobiography, about Sen. John McCain’s decision to “suspend” his presidential campaign (via rillawafers)