Day: October 29, 2007

A Party of Bed-Wetters

Republicans are running entire campaigns based on their fears of monsters in the closet. Consider, for a moment, the implications of the fact that Rudy Giuliani is taking foreign policy advice from Norman Podhoretz, who wants us to start bombing…

Reluctant Compliance

Since when are Catholic Bishops working in the ER? To the great dismay of Catholic bishops, Connecticut’s lawmakers have mandated that all of the state’s hospital emergency rooms, including Catholic-run hospitals, must make emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention available to…

Shorter Donald Trump: I poke it, I own it

Not only is Donald Trump calling Angelina Jolie “no great beauty,” but he’s claiming he’s an expert because he “owns” pageant queens: “I really understand beauty. And I will tell you, she’s not — I do own Miss Universe. I…

Back.

I am finally back in Hamburg, after 10 days in Tunisia. The vacation was fantastic, if a little… interesting. I went with my little sister, and we saw a lot of the country, were hosted by my sister’s lovely friend…

Time to go….

…..but I hope to be back sometime later with a post on how women can get into the trades. In the meantime, this has been a real interesting week! And zuzu? Best of luck in the job hunt. I still…