Daily Archives: September 5, 2008

…and yet somehow this isn’t getting quite the same attention as Jeremiah Wright

Hello, out-there and bigoted religious views at Sarah Palin’s church: …Palin’s church, the Wasilla Bible Church, gave its pulpit over to a figure viewed with deep hostility by many Jewish organizations: David Brickner, the executive director of Jews for Jesus. … Continue reading

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I’m Too Young For This

Within a two minute conversation: Ethan just informed me that his bus driver told all the kids on the bus that she posted a poem on Facebook. WHY? He also says, in reaction to a Buffy episode, that he believes … Continue reading

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Fighting Sexism With Sexism

It sure is interesting to see conservatives adopt the banner of feminism now that Sarah Palin is on the ticket. I can’t help but shake my head every time I hear or read one of them say, “Had she been … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Feminism, Gender, Politics | Tagged , , | 43 Comments

A Little More on Motherhood and Choice

….and then I swear I am done. No more politics! Maegan, aka La Mamita Mala, gives her thoughts on the parameters of motherhood: So what does this Palin parranda of information and analysis mean to mamis of color, Latina mamis … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Racism, Reproductive Rights | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

“What’s that word I’m looking for? It’s another word for decision.”

The Daily Show – just in case you’ve forgotten –  is pretty fucking brilliant: The best part of this segment is when the young girl almost says “choice,” but then catches herself and says “decision.” (h/t to Amy at Appetite … Continue reading

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I am shocked, shocked to find a racist Republican

The Republican Party hasn’t come to terms with doesn’t have a problem with racism (via The Hill): Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term “uppity” to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday. Westmoreland was discussing vice presidential nominee … Continue reading

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Women vs. Women on Sarah Palin

I hate being in this position. I truly do. The blog I edit is an anti-racist one. That is our focus. It is staffed entirely by women. We prefer not to deal with sexism, either. So, in a nutshell, covering … Continue reading

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