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(Petunia and Pals) Grifter selling his book makes Petunia break down.
- Told ya so - The rush is on to pass a law so that teachers will start carrying guns in OK. And Tennessee is close on its heels. Meanwhile, MI Gov. Rick Snyder vetoes a bill to do just that. And VA Rep. Robert W. Goodlatte who will chair the House Judiciary Committee in the new year says that he will not entertain any new gun control laws.
- DADT - Famous lady parts scholar Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akin is working his legislative and theocrat magiks. While he doesn't have much time left, he is working feverishly to undermine the repeal of DADT, you know inserting conscience clauses so that the troops can have ways to shut that thing down. (Mother Jones)
- The long finger of the law - The Family Research Council (famous for being listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center) is being sued for sexual harassment by Moira Gaul, who worked for them as director of women’s and reproductive health and whose expertise is in abstinence-only education. It's gotta take some doing to make a self-loathing lady sue her employer for sexual harassment. (Think Progress)