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Why not? The victim was probably asking for it anyway.

“Palin’s town used to bill victims for rape kits – USATODAY.com
WASILLA, Alaska — In 2000, Alaska lawmakers learned that rural police agencies had been billing rape victims or their insurance companies $500 to $1,200 for the costs of the forensic medical examinations used to gather evidence. They quickly passed a law prohibiting the practice.

According to the sponsor, Democrat Eric Croft, the law was aimed in part at Wasilla, where now-Gov. Sarah Palin was mayor. When it was signed, Wasilla’s police chief expressed displeasure.”

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only god can judge you

only god can judge you

Molly Ivins would have loved this.

“Op-Ed Contributor – Bringing Pell Grants to My Eyes – Op-Ed – NYTimes.com
When Barack Obama talks about an America as it should be, I’m guessing the best of all possible countries he imagines would look awfully similar to the ideal America just about every registered Democrat would dream up. Picture this: a wind-powered public school classroom of 19 multiracial 8-year-olds reading above grade level and answering the questions of their engaging, inspirational teacher before going home to a cancer-free or in remission parent or parents who have to work only eight hours a day in a country at war solely with the people who make war on us, where maybe Exxon Mobil can settle for, oh, $8 billion in quarterly profits instead of $11 billion, and the federal government’s point man for Biblical natural disasters is someone who knows more about emergency management than how to put on a horse show. Is that really too much to ask? Can we do that?”

Click the article title to read the rest of this piece by Sarah Vowell.

Office Politics

“…the foundation of our work life.”

Manny Ramirez’s Theme Song

Hugs & Kisses

Hugs & Kisses, originally uploaded by Ryan Brenizer.

I love how this guy works. Check out his photos on Flickr.

This Batman is a mouth-breather, plain & simple.

And it was very distracting.

“What’s with Batman’s voice in ‘Dark Knight’? – CNN.com
Reviewing the film for MSNBC, Alonso Duralde wrote that Bale’s Batman in “Batman Begins” “sounded absurdly deep, like a 10-year-old putting on an ‘adult’ voice to make prank phone calls. This time, Bale affects an eerie rasp, somewhat akin to Brenda Vaccaro doing a Miles Davis impression.””