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Rick Perry’s ‘Compassionate’ Sales Pitch for Drug-Testing Welfare Recipients

At Thigpen Energy in Cut and Shoot, Tex., Wednesday, Rick Perry explained why proposed legislation requiring Texans to pass a drug test before receiving welfare is “compassionate.”

Portrait of Wally Recounts Sordid History of Egon Schiele’s Painting of his Muse

Schiele painted “Portrait of Wally” in 1912. In it, the artist’s mistress and muse, Valerie “Wally” Neuzil, is clothed nearly to her chin in a garment resembling a long-sleeve puritan gown, complete with a white Bertha collar.