Day: January 23, 2006

The Coot Awards

World O’Crap has ’em, and there are some of our usual favorites, like Mike Adams. First of all, let me tell you how thrilled I am to receive hate mail from a feminist named “Daisy.” I can’t think of many…

The Times Uses the R Word

“Radical,” that is. Judge Alito is exactly the kind of legal thinker President Bush wants on the Supreme Court. He has a radically broad view of the president’s power, and a radically narrow view of Congress’s power. He has long…

Bedwetters

Tom Tomorrow’s new strip is dead on about conservative bedwetters. I hear over and over from (mostly) conservatives that we need to quash dissent, that 9/11 changed everything, that the terrorists are coming to get us, that spying on US…

Hot Geezers in Magazines

Well, they aren’t exactly elderly, but you’d think so by the way the Times writes about them. Brace yourself. Very soon in beauty and fashion ads you will be seeing faces of women who are actually in their 40’s –…

Why I Love New York

The fifth annual No Pants Subway Ride. I’m very happy to know that they kept their undies on. If they hadn’t, I wouldn’t be sitting down on the 6 train for quite a while.

33 Years After Roe

Yesterday was the 33rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide and finally gave women back the basic right to control their own bodies and shape their own destinies. Check out all the good…

Feministe 2.0

Some house-cleaning stuff. First, a big welcome to Zuzu, and to Mystery Blogger #2, who I think will be introducing themselves soon. I’m incredibly excited to be working with these two — many of you know Zuzu from the comments…