Marc Stier at Large

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-18

GOP's real plan to end immigration. Drive down wages to Mexican levels so no immigrants want to come here. #iowadebate # Perry says Hamas and Hezbollah are in Mexico on our border. Are Mexican immigrants crypto-Muslims, too? #iowadebate # @mattyglesias So does Romney re HCR # If radical theocracy is bad in Iran, why does […]

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Sun, December 18 2011 » Twitter feed » No Comments

The Imaginarium of Pat Toomey and Kevin Ferris

Today in the Inquirer, Kevin Ferris channels PA Senator Pat Toomey, who has been providing a Republican spin on the failure of the Super Committee. In the imagniarium of Pat Toomey and Kevin Ferris, the Senator courageously broke with fellow Republicans to propose a balanced, bi-partisan deal that would combine $450 million in tax increases […]

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Sun, December 4 2011 » Federal Budget, Health Care, Taxation » No Comments

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-04

Had to temporariliy remove post on conservative ideas of sex from blog. It's available on FB: http://t.co/bFeNEWCk # I'm at L'Angolo Ristorante (1415 W Porter St, Philadelphia) http://t.co/RwRwYeNR # New post: Is a long term affair really worse than sexual harassment: the conservative view of sexuality and Herman Cain http://t.co/nBNmsh5L #    Send article as […]

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Sun, December 4 2011 » Twitter feed » No Comments

Is a long term affair really worse than sexual harassment?: the conservative understanding of sexuality and Herman Cain

The bizarre moments in our political and cultural lives are sometimes the best windows into currents of thought underlying our explicit beliefs, currents that are so deep that we often don’t even recognize them as our own. Which is worse: sexual harassment or a long term affair? Consider, for example, the reactions of conservatives to […]

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Fri, December 2 2011 » Sexual and gender equality » No Comments