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Monthly Archives: January 2006
Well, when it’s politically expedient we do. Otherwise, we really couldn’t care less. The Bush administration has said that while Mr. Aristide was deeply flawed, its policy was always to work with him as Haiti’s democratically elected leader. But the … Continue reading
That quote comes from a discussion between friends of this letter to the editor about ftms interacting sexually with gay men (the first one), which is in response to this article. You might want to read the article first.
There won’t be many cat pictures after all. We put her to sleep this morning.
Twisty writes A Cult Is A Cult Is A Cult, about invisibility, feminism, aging and religion. I can’t believe I’m actually writing this, but I love Pink. Video via Lauren. This piece by Bitch Lab has been going around for … Continue reading
I know this is cruel to laugh at, but come on.
Charming. Diet wine, pitched to women by playing to their insecurities: This off-the-mark targeting reaches its full height with White Lie, Beringer Blass’ new lower-calorie, lower-alcohol wine for women. The marketing of this Chardonnay revolves around the maxim “a little … Continue reading
As someone who lives there, I will say no. Yesterday at the grocery store, there was a woman in stretch pants and stilletto knee-high boots carrying a white puffy dog wearing a coat and two pink bows in its hair. … Continue reading
Echidne would like you to read her series on the gender gap in earnings. It’s quite long, and quite dense, but also quite good. Update: The Guardian reports that one in five UK firms responding to a government study were … Continue reading
I do hesitate to be this petty, but I think someone needs to quit masturbating in the shower and then crying his eyes out afterwards because of all the lives he’s ended. The abandonment of ideals, even wrong ones, leaves … Continue reading
UPDATE: Obsidian Wings says it so much better. I’m not entirely sure what to make of this one, and I’d love to hear your thoughts. Touching on this one is guaranteed to piss people off, and I guarantee that my … Continue reading
Scalia’s absence from the Roberts swearing-in explained: He was on a judicial junket. The place: the Ritz-Carlton resort in Bachelor Gulch, CO. The event: a legal seminar. The sponsor: the Federalist Society.