Posts tagged "herman cain"

Our Daily Links: Doin’ The Math Edition

God spends $390 million lobbying Washington every year. Jonathan Jones writes at The Guardian about the now-iconic photo of 84 year old Occupy activist Dorli Rainey after being pepper sprayed in Seattle:
America is a religious nation and I can't help thinking that either the people in the picture, or the photographer, consciously or unconsciously...

Not all Sex is a Scandal

Cain, Sandusky, Catholic Priests. Sex has been in the headlines a lot lately. But some important distinctions are getting lost in the rush to categorize offenses, blurring the difference between crimes against marriage with those against women or minors, or the crimes of institutions with those of individuals. So much commentary about the cover...

Searching Herman Cain’s Soul. In Iowa.

By Andy Kopsa  Standing before a crowd of reporters at the Friar’s Club in New York, Sharon Bialek told her story.  With her lawyer Gloria Allred at her side, Bialek painted a picture of an unwanted sexual encounter in a parked car in Washington DC: what she was wearing – pleated skirt, suit jacket; a pleasurable dinner and...

Daily Links: Apocalypse Edition

Click right over to Mary Valle's latest at Killing the Buddha on "A Kinder, Gentler Apocalypse."  Of the May 21 fake-out she writes:
Apparently God was playing more of his "I’m gonna pretend to high-five you, then pull my hand away at the last minute and say ‘Psych!’” games with all of us.
Look out...

I Like My Guns and My Bible

Amy Levin: From suggesting that his tax code is modeled on Sim City 4, to the new twitter trend #HermanCainPizzaJams, Herman Cain has become quite the easy target. Putting my favorite track, “Give Pizza Chance” aside, much of the media seems to be just as confused by Cain as they are tickled,...