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Bill Clinton: 'Nobody's Seen a Communist in Over a Decade'


Clinton called out Florida Rep. Allen West, who said he could name 80 Communist members of the House. "This is not the 1950s!" Clinton exclaimed. [[Politico]]

Doug Lamborn

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GOP Rep. Calls Cops on Anti-Coal Activist Over Fake Child Porn Threat


Big Coal-tied Rep. Doug Lamborn erroneously suggested that Maria Gunnoe might be involved with child pornography because of a photo in her presentation before a House hearing on coal mining.  [[Mother Jones]]

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Morning-After Pill Opponents Are Probably Wrong on the Science


The debate over the pill might be based on outdated science that says the pill prevents fertilized eggs from implanting in the womb – potentially throwing a wrench in arguments from the anti-abortion set.[[New York Times]]

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Vatican Reprimands Nun for Book on Sexuality.


Sister Margaret Farley wrote a book that makes religious arguments for same-sex marriage and masturbation, and got chastised by the Vatican for her trouble.[[New York Times]]

Henry Crumpton

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Ex-Spook: More Spies on U.S. Soil Now Than the Cold War


Former CIA officer Henry Crumpton asserts in his new book that there are more foreign spies in America than ever, even than during the height of the Cold War. [[Salo n]]

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Nobody Wants to Play Golf With Jack Abramoff


Members of the Manor Country Club in Maryland are reportedly opposed to Abramoff's application for membership. "It's very difficult for felons to live in society," he says. [[Washington Post]]

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