Month: October 2008

Cutting Out the Middleman in the Triage Tent

Publius at Obsidian Wings wrote a post about high-risk pools: Here’s the nickel version. McCain’s proposal seeks to push more people into individual plans (rather than employer plans). The problem, however, is that lots of people would be disqualified on…

Stuff to Read

Too much good stuff, too little time to blog about it all. One of my favorite pro-choice writers, Cristina Page, covers birth control as a campaign issue. I Voted by Justin Krebs. Just reading this made me tear up. Republican…

Happy Halloween!!

_______ I’ve been working like a madwoman for the past two weeks and haven’t had time to pick up my drycleaning or shave my legs, let alone get a Halloween costume together. So this year I may be taking Halloween…

Preventing Voter Suppression

I have been getting a ton of emails in the past few days about protecting the right to vote and preventing voter suppression.  So I’ve compiled all that information below.  Please read the whole post and do everything in it…

The Day After: A Feminist Town Forum, Nov. 5

The Center for New Words is hosting a feminist townhall on November 5th, featuring amazing feminist panelists who will be discussing the post-election “now what?.” The exciting thing about this townhall is that you can come even if you aren’t…

Obama’s RickRoll

This might tell us nothing more than that I’m a giant dork, but I just can’t stop laughing. (RickRolling, for the somehow unaware out there.) h/t

Old Fat Naked Women for Peace

Love (the video, at least — I haven’t been able to listen to the sound). via Lucinda. The other day I was at my fourth-favorite Mac n’ Cheese joint* and I was sitting next to an older woman, dressed head-to-toe…