Day: June 9, 2006

Use It or Lose It

If you know anything about the way budget allocations work, you know that a governmental or corporate department that is granted a certain amount of money and finds itself with surplus funds when review time comes around will find a…

Oh, for the love of–ooh, shiny!

Sorry about that. My testosterone levels must be a little low. Where were we? Right: “Men have the ability to focus acutely on just one thing,” says Sarah Smith of Parenting magazine. “And when that one thing is your child…

Vocabulary Test

So, quick: What do you call someone who cobbles together a homemade explosive device that he will then plant in a public building in order to make a political point and to achieve certain ends by striking fear into the…

Hee. “Real soft.”

Eteraz sent me a link to his new carnival, The Carnival of Love and Lust: I am tentatively setting the deadline date for Monday the 12th, so submit. Writings in all genres, images, whatever, are accepted. No pornography though, please.…

Sex-Kitten Feminists

Or should the term be, “fun feminists”? How about the good, old-fashioned “lightweight?” So bitch/lab has some problems with Catherine MacKinnon. She elaborates on those problems in a post. Most of them have to do with rhetorical dishonesty–e.g. abuse of…

Not Surprised

Jessica seems surprised that a federal court upheld the firing of a teacher at a Catholic school in Delaware after she signed onto an advertisement celebrating the 30th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. A Court of Appeals ruled against Curay-Cramer,…