Day: October 4, 2005

Bike Seats May Have Sexual Side Effects

I’m tempted to make a “banana seat” pun right now, but I’ll refrain. A raft of new studies suggest that cyclists, particularly men, should be careful which bicycle seats they choose. The studies add to earlier evidence that traditional bicycle…

Hold Yer Hats

This article starts with a bang, Just about everybody who served or worked with Harriet Miers during her brief political career in Dallas remembers her as a hard-working, fair-minded moderate. When the Dallas political spectrum is properly framed against the…

Holy Shit, Indiana

Goddammit, Indiana. Goddamn you, Patricia Miller. For those of you who haven’t been following every detail, this is my home state — not born here but pretty damned well raised. I’ve suffered through and been witness to a lot of…

Illegalizing Reproduction

It’s an old pro-choice argument that any government which has the power to force you to have children also has the power to take your child-bearing rights away. Well, folks, it’s happening: Republican lawmakers are drafting new legislation that will…