Day: August 20, 2007

Bush A*&holery continues re: SCHIP

[image removed. damn those protected images! Picture the President making an idiotic face.] Under the headline “White House Acts to Limit Health Plan for Children,” I just read this gem: The Bush administration, continuing its fight to stop states from…

And pulling up in last place…

Okay, well… hello, everyone! For some unfathomable reason I agreed to be a guest blogger here this week – it’s not that I don’t appreciate the thought and effort Jill has gone through to bring in new voices here, and…

Shameful

A Kurdish woman is ambushed by a group of men and stoned to death as police officers watch. It’s all on video. And, as would be expected, it’s thoroughly disturbing (disclosure: I couldn’t — and didn’t — watch it all).…

Greatest Hits: My Father’s House is a Terrorist Target

Originally posted on July 18, 2006. My Father’s House is a Terrorist Target By Elmaz AbiNader Two For Hayan: The subject line of an email The subject line of my shortness of breath The subject line of the phone call…

Liptak Love: Gonzo & Capital Punishment

Hi everyone. I’m bean, formerly of A Bird and a Bottle and now of Lawyers, Guns & Money, where I blog alongside the fabulous Scott Lemieux et al. I’m visiting here this week from NYC while Jill travels beautiful Italy,…