Day: October 2, 2007

Anita Hill speaks out

Clarence Thomas has written a memoir in which he angrily recounts his rather contentious confirmation hearings. Anita Hill sets the record straight with regard to his claims about her: I stand by my testimony. Justice Thomas has every right to…

Blackwater covered up Iraq shootings

We should not be using mercenary contractors for “security” in Iraq. Employees of Blackwater USA have engaged in nearly 200 shootings in Iraq since 2005, in a vast majority of cases firing their weapons from moving vehicles without stopping to…

Not funny.

Does Walmart ever do anything that doesn’t totally suck? They’re selling this t-shirt in their stores, and some people don’t think it’s so cute. For the past two years, this woman has been stalked until she feels like a prisoner…

Onslaught

Ah, the Dove ads. This one is good, and certainly terrifying. But, a few things: -The ad is by Unilever, one of the biggest beauty-product companies in the world. They made Dove products, including “tightening” creams and deodorants that claim…