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    Wednesday, January 04, 2006

    Wednesday Reading List

    I know you are all reading diligently about the miners and the Abramoff rumors, but here's a few distractions:

    A Woman's Place is in the Presidential Mansion, Alexandra Starr on the rise of women in Latin American politics.

    One of my pet peeves and most serious personal-is-political gripes, "Chivalry" goes down in flames thanks to Andrea Rubenstein.

    Bring him on back! Kerry Positioned for '08 White House Bid. (My blood boiled reading this and this, so I'm warning you ahead of time.)

    The Rich Owe All of Us, As We Owe Them.

    And here I thought we just needed to feel valued! Studies from the University of California-Los Angeles and the University of New Mexico-Albuquerque suggest an evolutionary tendency toward infidelity during ovulation, which is the most fertile part of the menstrual cycle. The studies suggest the propensity is more likely if women don't view their partners as sexy. Read the whole thing, it's fun.

    Molly Ivin on the minimum wage.

    Stanley Crouch on the civil rights rhetoric of the TWU (and others).

    Latino Pundit on outsourcing from top and bottom.

    Whither the Center in 2006? Donkey Rising considers those pesky/adorable independents.

    Let not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments- Underneath their Robes commentator is moving to Wonkette!

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