“Real Men” are Republicans

And Democrats are Metrosexuals. I’m not even sure where to start with this one; it seems to be partially illiterate, so I’m not going to spend too much time on it. It’s full of the usual “we’re real men” misogyny — “Hint to Democrats: Real men don’t have to be taught how to be real […]

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Back to the homeland (or close by, at least)

If I could go anywhere in the world, right now, it would be here. And then on to Serbia. Reconnect with the roots, or something.

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Simple Sunday Pleasure

Ever since I brought Pablo home he was distantly affectionate. He liked to be in the same room as us, didn’t shy away from a pat on the head, but didn’t like to be held or sit in my lap. I’m not used to kitties like that. Doug is of the model I am accustomed […]

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Wilson The MacGuffin

Frank Rich states, correctly, that the issue is not Rove or Plame or Wilson but Iraq. Follow the Uranium: Once we were locked into the war, and no W.M.D.’s could be found, the original plot line was dropped with an alacrity that recalled the “Never mind!” with which Gilda Radner’s Emily Litella used to end […]

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Hip 2 B anti-choice

Both pro- and anti-choice groups are vying for the youth of America – and some of the rhetoric and tactics on the anti side are pretty scary. The Genocide Awareness Project, part of the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, based in Santa Fe Springs, travels to public universities for two-day “shows” that feature huge full-color signboards […]

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