Day: May 27, 2005

Hypocrisy in the Culture Wars

Neil of the nTrain has two great posts up about stem cells and gays/women in the military. Neil (who has a great, sarcastic writing style) points out that, although he his in favor of stem cell research, “those that object…

At least they’re good for something

Right-wing wackos posing as journalists is nothing new, and their antics usually fall somewhere in between vaguely irritating and just plain offensive. But every once in a while, they do something kinda funny. Jeff Gannon pal Les Kingsolving — who…

Friday Random Ten

I’ve never done this before, but I figure, as long as I’m here, might as well jump on the cool weekly things that Lauren does… so here goes. But let me give a little disclaimer: I am not cool. Seriously.…

Friday Dog Blogging

It’s been almost 90 degrees in Seattle, and Ferris has been my best tanning buddy. I sit outside and read (Tom Friedman’s “The World is Flat,” if anyone is interested) and he goes back and forth between basking in the…

Quintessential FIPness

Before I take my break, I have to point you to a witness of quintessential FIPness. And now you know why I’m so hung up on the entwining issues of parenthood, entitlement, wealth and divine birthright.

FRT and Cat Blogging

I could absolutely kill Doug. He’s a sweet little kitty whenever I’m around, but as soon as I go to sleep or leave the house, even for five minutes, something gets torn to shreds. Today’s victim was a $7 ball…

Feminists Hate Sex

Can a bitch get a break? Why do so many women not want to call themselves feminists? I sincerely think it’s because the word carries the stigma that feminists don’t like bonking — least of all bonking guys. If feminism…

Newsweek Apologized Why?

White House spokesman Scott McClellan last week said Newsweek “got the facts wrong” and Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman called the article “demonstrably false.” Di Rita said last week the Pentagon had received “no credible and specific allegations” that U.S. personnel…