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Everyone Must Have a Gun, Unless You Don’t Want One

Alan Keyes is criminalizing the LGBTQ community again:

Then you’re not only derelict in your public duty, you’re abandoning your obligation as a human being. And frankly, … I think that kind of disregard for the God-endowed natural rights of human beings is the archetype of all crimes against humanity.

On today’s #TWiBRadio, we discussed the Georgia town that requires gun ownership, homosexuals swimming with sharks and other crimes against humanity, and there’s a dolphin serial killer on the loose.

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And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew discussed how real men buy tampons, GZA dropping science, and the thigh gap.

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The Icky Amendment

On today’s #TWiBRadio, Rick Ross wants women to know that they misunderstood him. He didn’t mean rape, he just meant drugging a woman and having sex with her without her consent. Which is rape.

Then we’re joined by Olivia St. Clair, resident TWiB ‘Ratchet-Ass’ lawyer who bent our brains into logic pretzels while explaining the legal rationale behind DOMA, Prop 8, and the potential outcome of the SCOTUS decisions.

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And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew discussed saying vagina in the classroom, how NOT to respond to your constituents, and L.Joy hits her grandma stride again.

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How Hip Hip is Supposed to Sound

On today’s #TWiBRadio, we’re joined by master lyricist Jasiri X who offered a retort to yesterday’s discussion of the state of hip-hop and we spend some time skewering our favorite talking butter sculpture, Rush Limbaugh.

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And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew discussed the horror of mop sinks in Tennessee restrooms, SCOTUS rules against drug-sniffing dogs, and the historic decline of HIV infections in black women.

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So Apparently Raping is Really Cool Now, huh.

Seriously, we’re just describing rape now.

On today’s #TWiBRadio, we discussed America’s pervasive rape culture, the indefensibility of the defensive anti-gay marriage stance, and I’ve got ideas for another new project.

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And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew were joined once again by Imani Gandy of the Angry Black Lady Chronicles to discuss the outing of the Obama daughters on vacation, whether we’re doing all we can for American veterans, and the politics of lazy ass glaciers.

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Radical Marriage compared to … what?

Also, on today’s #TWiBRadio, we’re joined by Dr. Sarah Florini to discuss black people and independent media, the health care Thunderdome in Tennessee, and my noted lack of enthusiasm over GLAAD’s sudden inclusion of the trans community.

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And this morning on #amTWiB, Imani Gandy from the Angry Black Lady Chronicles joined the #TheMorningCrew to discuss the slave/master relationship Democrats have with President Obama, Robert Zimmerman’s casual racism, and racially offensive high fashion choices.

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Leave it to Rapist

The News Director Vlae Kershner at the San Francisco Chronicle thought it would be a good idea to compare Trent Mays, one of the teens who raped a girl in Steubenville last summer, to lovable scamp Eddie Haskell from Leave it to Beaver.

Fans of classic TV will remember Eddie Haskell from “Leave It To Beaver”. Making mischief, getting his friends in trouble, sucking up to their parents as if he were the nicest boy who ever lived.
If the writers had cast Eddie as the bad guy in a crime show instead of a sitcom, he might have resembled Trent Mays. He’s one of two teenagers convicted in juvenile court Sunday of digital penetration (which in Ohio constitutes rape) of an intoxicated 16-year-old girl in Steubenville last August.

So a helpful way to understand how this boy raped a girl, we should consider a late-50s fictional television personality who modeled mischievous boyhood?

And Happy Birthday to the Affordable Care Act! According to Michelle Bachmann, it’s old enough to kill all the women, children, and old people.

On today’s #TWiBRadio, we discuss how Republicans continue their #SayAnything2012 campaign, the legacy of Steubenville, and we take our listener feedback.

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And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew Elon and Aaron troll the show with their jukeboxing, the price to act like a slave, and the dangers of bikini waxing.

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UNC Apparently Likes Rapists

The University of North Carolina took revenge against one of their students, a rape survivor, who reported on their failed administrative policies on sexual assault. After the initial report, she discussed her experience with The Daily Tarheel and as a result, the school is bringing her up on honor code violations. Officially, she is being charged with:

II.C.1.c. – Disruptive or intimidating behavior that willfully abuses, disparages, or otherwise interferes with another … so as to adversely affect their academic pursuits, opportunities for University employment, participation in University-sponsored extracurricular activities, or opportunities to benefit from other aspects of University Life.

That’s right, she’s being charged with abusing her rapist. It should be noted that she never named her assailant.

On today’s #TWiBRadio, I beam in from the Great Northern Tundra (Minnesota) and we discuss this story with #AfterBlack‘s Josh Homer as well as denials of the drone program and apparently used nooses are what’s hot in the streets. Check it out:

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And this morning on #amTWiB, we keep the conversation going on the UNC rape case and discuss the Trayvon Martin case a year later. Check it out:

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