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Twitter Wars: Our Kimberly Smacks Down Kirsten Powers

Since her departure from Fox, Kirsten Powers has transformed from thoughtful liberal to full-on FemiNazi, and has chosen to side with the howling mobs and shrill harpies over the Kavanaugh nomination, especially regarding the mob’s animosity to Susan Collins for doing the right thing and standing up for due process. Apparently Powers took exception to …

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Get On With It

As I write this, Sen. Susan Collins has just announced her support of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.  As I listened to her thoughtful and lengthy statement, I couldn’t quite forget the quote (possibly apocryphal) attributed to Dwight Eisenhower: “I made two mistakes and both of them are sitting on the Supreme Court.” Translation: …

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“He Really Is King”

From Weasel Zippers: WASHINGTON — Following President Obama’s lunch meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill, Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins described the food served and the president’s reaction to what was on menu. “University of Maine recipe for healthy lobster salad — I pointed that out to the president in keeping with the first …

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really – “bipartisan financial support”?

There is a piece in the NY Times byCampell Brown calling out Planned Parenthood for being too ideologically pure when pummeling supporters that stray from “their line”. Gay rights supporters in New York offered an instructive lesson during last year’s battle for marriage equality. Gay marriage passed in New York because four Republican legislators crossed …

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