Daily Archives: November 30, 2006

Someone get this man a newpaper, or at least an Us Weekly

I know Robert Novak isn’t exactly “hip,” but I didn’t think it was possible for someone to be so thoroughly disconnected from reality. His column this week is about a movie called Bella, in which a pregnant woman decides to … Continue reading

Posted in Reproductive Rights | Tagged , | 58 Comments

Earth v. Bush

I would just like to take a minute and thank the President for the fact that I wore a summer dress to school today, and had a pleasant walk home, as it was 60 degrees despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Mel Gibson Feels Michael Richards’ Pain

It’s tough out there for an anti-Semite. Riffing off of Piny’s earlier post, at what point does one cross the line from doing or saying something anti-Semitic into actually being an anti-Semite? Mel Gibson gets tanked and launches into an … Continue reading

Posted in Race & Ethnicity, Religion | Tagged , | 11 Comments

The “Muslim Problem”

Anti-immigration and anti-Muslim conservatives aren’t racist, they swear. They’re just concerned. About, you know, democracy and our way of life and human rights and money and stuff. All this talk about the current administration being a wee bit Nazi-like and … Continue reading

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Prince of Peace, or Dancing Queen?

You decide. Via

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That’s one word for it.

A very diplomatic Jennie in comments: Does a misogynist action make a person sexist? I don’t know … I suppose it depends on whether one believes that action determines essence or vice versa, which is an existential debate.

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