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“If I was in charge, they would know, waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists.”

(CNN)

(NPR)

There’s some bad stuff going on in Venezuela. If you’re not sure what’s going on, here’s a 2 minute summary. 

(Shout out to the amazing paola-te-quiere for making this!)

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A Connecticut newspaper ran an ad for a gun show next to a story about Sandy Hook today.

OH FOR FUCK’S SAKE

McKayla Maroney and Barack Obama are not impressed

(White House flickr)

Romney won among all voters making more than $100,000 a year by a margin of 54-44. Asian-Americans happen to be the highest-earning group in the U.S., out-earning whites, and they generally place enormous emphasis on family. A perfect fit for Republicans, no?

No. Asians voted for Obama by 73-26; they were more Democratic than Hispanics.

"Asian Voters Send a Message to Republicans" - Francis Wilkinson for Bloomberg

It’s also worth noting that only 41% of Asians identify as Democrats, and an election night poll found that 51% of Asians had not been approached to vote or register to vote by either party. 

Reminder: hate crimes are still hate crimes when they happen to people that you disagree with. 

Wood said his attacker’s reference to a warning likely pointed to graffiti he found painted on his car last week. The vandalism included the phrases “house trained republican faggot,” “traitor,” and “ur like a jew 4 hitler.” 

Those slurs, he explained, were references to him being a gay Republican working to help Lee, a straight GOP candidate, defeat the openly gay Democrat Mark Pocan

(The Daily Caller)