Month: June 2006

:::Waves Lighter:::

Genius. The Love Song Of J. Edgar Goldstein Let us go then, you and I, Where my leer is sprawled out upon the thigh Of the lefty chick that waits upon my table; Let me binge, in certain half-deserted streets,…

Always Something Nice to Say

Eteraz asked me via email about whether there’d been any movement to establish chivalry among queers. He started wondering after seeing a show on MTV involving gay people being mean to other candidates. I’m not familiar with that particular one,…

Friday Feminist Round-Up

Kuwaiti women vote for the first time in the country’s history. “I feel like I am a full citizen today,” said Maha Barjes, a member of Kuwait’s Human Rights Society and longtime women’s rights campaigner. “The results of this election…

Grooms for Life

You’ve kinda gotta see it for yourself, but here’s a little preview: Is there a way to radically decrease abortions without asking the government to do it? Adoption is often suggested here and that is a good alternative but I…

Common Sense Prevails

The federal advisory panel looking at the HPV vaccine has recommended, unanimously, that 11- and 12-year-old girls be routinely vaccinated, with vaccinations for girls as young as 9 up to the discretion of parents and doctors. ATLANTA – Taking up…

I Give Up.

I know I said I’d post about Hamdan when I got a chance to read it, but I haven’t, and anyway Glenn Greenwald has it covered. As does Scott.

Why are you a Democrat, again?

Dianne Feinstein can kiss my flag-buffed butt. (No, it’s true! I use flags for toilet paper! Not just paper ones, either. I scour antiques stores for cotton and silk flags, preferably ones flown either in battle or from the porches…

Supreme Court News

Just a quick post, since the big boss has finally taken note of my existence and has given me direct assignments for the first time in two years: The Supreme Court released its decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the big…