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Election 2012: Explaining Rick Santorum’s Odd new ‘Doomsday’ Tone

Election 2012: Explaining Rick Santorum’s Odd new ‘Doomsday’ Tone

"I should have listened to Rick Santorum!" The Associated Press has a story up this morning all about presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s new campaign tone, and the quotes to prove it. If you’re to believe his between-the-lines predictions, President Barack Obama’s policies and inner demons will—at some point soon—result in some twisted...

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DAILY GRINDER: Cardinal Bevilacqua Dead

One day after being deemed competent to serve as a witness in a priest abuse trial, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua is dead. He served as Archbishop of Philadelphia from 1988 to 2003, and was made a cardinal in 1991, though will likely be remembered for his potential role in the scandal. City Controller Alan Butkovitz has reaffirmed the financial viability (or lack...

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DAILY GRINDER: Corbett Declares ‘Obamacare for All’?

Looks like Pennsylvania may get its Obamacare after all. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department has filed its application for $33 million to begin the development and design of a health insurance exchange in the state. When asked about the whole ordeal—especially since Corbett sued to block health care reform while Attorney General—State Insurance Commissioner...

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DAILY GRINDER: Best Quotes from Last Night’s Occupy Philly Rally

Occupy Philly got together last night to, they said, stand in solidarity with Occupy Oakland, who were sprayed with rubber bullets, bean bags and tear gas on Saturday, when they tried to occupy some vacant property. Four-hundred people were arrested in that city. So, in response, Occupy Philly and other groups in cities around the country marched against police...

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Election 2012: And Then Rick Santorum Pandered to an ‘Obama is a Muslim’ Voter

Election 2012: And Then Rick Santorum Pandered to an ‘Obama is a Muslim’ Voter

As we all know by now, the Republican presidential race has moved to Florida, a state known for its family-friendly theme parks, white sand beaches and radical hillbillies (although never at the same place/same time). Well, Rick Santorum was holding a town hall meeting in that state, in a place called Lady Lake, and a woman began her question with, “I do not...

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Election 2012: Rick Santorum Tells Rape Victims to ‘Accept What God Has Given’

Election 2012: Rick Santorum Tells Rape Victims to ‘Accept What God Has Given’

Just in case anyone wasn’t sure of former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum’s stance on cases of incest and rape as it pertains to his stance on abortion: Below is the transcript and video interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, in which he spells it out. As Charles Johnson at Little Green Footballs puts it, Santorum has chosen the “inhuman belief” t should...

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DAILY GRINDER: Philly Archdiocese Accused of Being ‘Unindicted Co-Conspirator’

Of course they are: Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney Mark Cipolletti accused the Philadelphia Archodiocese yesterday of being an “unindicted co-conspirator” in the case of priest abuse that’s set to go to trial in March. Monsignor William Lynn is being charged with conspiring with church officials to keep priests accused of sex abuse in ministry....

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Election 2012: Santorum Mourns ‘40 Million Babies’ on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Election 2012: Santorum Mourns ‘40 Million Babies’ on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

He didn’t do too well in this weekend’s South Carolina primary (Third place, about 17 percent of the vote), but Rick Santorum is out on the front lines of the battle against women’s rights today, making known his displeasure with Roe v. Wade, on the first full day of the Supreme Court decision’s 40th anniversary. He’s got a byline on the editorial page...

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DAILY GRINDER: Is Tomorrow Rick Santorum’s Last Stand? (We Hope Not)

DAILY GRINDER: Is Tomorrow Rick Santorum’s Last Stand? (We Hope Not)

Should Rick Santorum drop out after South Carolina, which is tomorrow? Absolutely not. Although he’s in last place amongst the four remaining candidates. And seems to have done his thing, to little avail. But still. Our final prediction: The aging, boring white guy will win. Haha. No, seriously: the dangerously hypocritical one will eke out the victory. Haha....

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DAILY GRINDER: Corbett Admin. Releases Welfare Adviser who Wrote Weird Stuff

Gov. Tom Corbett’s Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander hired a…how do I put this lightly…complete weirdo to act as a welfare adviser. He’s Robert W. Patterson, he edits a journal called “The Family in America”—which we’re going to get a subscription to, you’ll see why—and his now-former job in the Corbett Administration afforded him $104,470...

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