Day: January 15, 2008

Why I Love Bob Herbert, part 8472

This. With Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s win in New Hampshire, gender issues are suddenly in the news. Where has everybody been? If there was ever a story that deserved more coverage by the news media, it’s the dark persistence of…

Whoda thunk it?

Seems that if you give poor people the means to pay for fresh, healthy food and access to fresh healthy food, they buy fresh, healthy food.

Class and weight issues in a cup

Starbucks is, apparently, introducing something called “The Skinny Platform,” which proposes to simplify ordering by designating as “skinny” drinks with the following characteristics: skim milk, sugar-free syrup, no whip. I have some issues with the perpetuation of the idea that…

Stuff to Read

Loads of good stuff out there: Huckabee calls for wifely submission Senator’s Inquiry Into Megachurch Money Hypocrisy Sparks Church-State Showdown Abortion Clinic Violence: Is “Pro-Life” Murder An Oxymoron? Teen Moms Say: Too Little, Too Late The Secret Ballot (a little…