Day: July 18, 2006

Because He’s the Decider, That’s Why

Lovely. Mr. Gonzales also told the senators that President Bush personally blocked Justice Department lawyers from pursuing an internal inquiry into the administration’s warrantless eavesdropping program. “The president of the United States makes the decision,” Mr. Gonzales said, by way…

I think we can all go home now.

From the special moderation cue: Um, Ok, if all heterosexual sex is demeaning towards women, how are we supposed to reproduce? Forget that we have fertility technology and drugs. I will tell you who is reproducing, muslims. Before you all…

Wandering Hands

George Bush is really doing the Ugly American thing up right on this trip to Russia. First that whole pig thing. Then the open mike (and the open mouth with food spitting out). Now, he’s gotten handsy with German Chancellor…

Unaffordable Housing

Pam at Pandagon has an interesting post/Q of the day today about housing costs. What percentage of your household income goes toward housing? This was a popular and interesting one over at my pad. The answers are all over the…

Hot Day, Cold Beverage

It’s brutally hot here today (though Amanda, who will be visiting us soon, has already sneered at our wussy temperatures). And when it’s hot, I want something cold to drink. Since you all provided such great responses for my request…

Mumbai Blasts

A compelling account here. I have nothing else to add — head over there and read her story and her thoughts. Thanks to Rick for the link.

Finish Your Painting

The procedure I’m undergoing involves teensy incisions rather than enormous ones, so I won’t have to worry about completely immobilizing my chest. But I’ll be really sore, so I probably won’t be able to use my arms as much as…