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 […] more

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 […] more

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 […] more