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Re: “Even on election night, some Republicans have a little love to give

She was so NOT joking. ;)

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Posted by newsandbooze on 11/08/2012 at 8:16 AM

Re: “Venus's Next Wave

Oh, so sexism is dead? Is racism donezo too? I must have missed the memo.

Calling feminism irrelevant is a good way to lose your remaining 60,000 readers. The word "feminist" is not a dirty one, and anyone with a functioning brain understands that. The people who equate feminists with man-hating bra burners are out of Venus' demographic. They are retired old men.

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Posted by newsandbooze on 03/25/2010 at 2:56 PM

Re: “The Bulldog at the Gate

Wow. Your response from Bond was WAY more than most of us get. Usually, our news desk gets one word answers--two if we are very lucky. Getting a quote--almost laughable.

I understand being cautious, but I must say that I'm very happy about Roderick Drew taking over at police news affairs. He can be reached on his cell and is in constant communication with the news affairs office. Our info coming from cops has improved dramatically.

When it comes to basic details needed for a basic story, the one-word answers/waiting games with Monique Bond were pretty infuriating--and let's be honest, most reporters have other sources within the department anyway.

Someone who has worked as a spokesperson for so many years should have a better relationship with reporters by now. I think it speaks volumes that she does not.

Posted by newsandbooze on 12/10/2009 at 2:17 PM

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