Daily Archives: July 10, 2006

How long?

St.Joan of Arc: Shall I arise from the dead and come back to you, a living woman? Warwick: Rome made you a saint, we had no hand in the business. Let Rome decide. Cauchon: Stay where you are, woman. A … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Butterstick

One year old.

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I can remember when a building would blow up and nobody asked if it was terrorism. Now get offa my lawn.

The MTA never tells you anything, so I was left to stew on the platform at Union Square, wondering why in the fuck the trains were so slow during rush hour. Turns out a building on E. 62nd blew up … Continue reading

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I’ve told you all about how my parents’ greatest fear is that I’ll never find love again, right? That and the whole getting killed thing?

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From The Gimp Parade, another iteration of the Stupid Question Quandary, from Awake to Dream: Her: “Oh, wow! Can I just take a picture of you both? It’s so rare to see two people in wheelchairs together and you two … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Tits.

I’m really not interested in rehashing the details of the latest installation of l’affaire Goldstein, but if nothing else, it made me aware of this bizarre post by Dr. Helen (Mrs. Instapundit), in which she argues that Jeff’s response to … Continue reading

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My Bad

If you tried to post a comment and were unable to, it’s probably because I accidentally deleted half of something on the ban list while trying to deal with comment spammers and, well, pretty much anyone with a yahoo address … Continue reading

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World Cup 2006: ITALIA! Plus, what was Zidane thinking?? That is all.

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Foreign Affairs

Reading this article just made me feel dirty. “These are not American women,” our guide was telling us. “They do not care about your age, looks, or money. And you are not going to have to talk to them for … Continue reading

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I’m Totally Psyched About This Abortion!

via Feministing we find this hilarious Onion article which really demonstrates how the right wing idea that young women run out and have abortions for fun is totally true: So, to all of you pro-lifers who are trying to rain … Continue reading

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Save Malak Ghorbany

On or about June 29, 2006, a court in the northwestern Iranian city of Urmia sentenced Malak Ghorbany, an Iranian woman, to death by public stoning after finding her guilty of the crime of “adultery.” Under Iran’s Penal Code, the … Continue reading

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics

First, friend, the abortion rate is not the same as the unintended pregnancy rate. Second, you’re wrong about the abortion rate, too. But don’t let facts get in the way of your crusade against sex education.

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