January, 2007

Yes, he actually said “machines”

By · Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 · 8 Comments »

Knob I missed this in the news, but fortunately Twisty was on the job: the Borg Minister of Japan has referred to women as “birth-giving machines” and called on them to do their best “per head”: “Because the number of birth-giving machines and devices is fixed, all we can ask for is for them to […]

I dreamed my vagina was 10 feet tall and there were all these strange women coming out of it

By · Friday, January 26th, 2007 · 14 Comments »

This is actually a really pretty version of the traditional Chinese fan dance. The number is called “The Unblemished Lotus.” Georgia O’Keefe had nothing on these guys.

Anybody see the State of the Union speech last night?

By · Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 · 10 Comments »

I wish they’d asked about “stupid”

By · Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007 · 9 Comments »

Latest poll on Torture President’s standing with the ‘murkan people: Why the hell are pollsters so frigging polite? Here are some words I wish they’d asked people to rate Dubya on: * Stupid * Ignorant * Moronic * Sadistic * Evil * Incompetent * Petulant * Vicious * Incoherent * Delusional And those are just […]

Blog for Choice

By · Monday, January 22nd, 2007 · 23 Comments »

Today is Blog for Choice day, and the good folks sponsoring the event have asked us bloggers to write about why we’re pro-choice. It’s a terrific idea, and I expect the intertubes will be flooded today with excellent posts listing all the reasons to support women’s reproductive freedom. I, however, am going to be a […]

Irrelevant Mandos Thread

By · Saturday, January 20th, 2007 · 58 Comments »

Mandos Attractant This is just an irrelevant empty thread for Mandos to post whatever he wants to say in response to this discussion. Or anybody else, for that matter. Am I not the most hospitable of bloggers?

Abstinence-Only Sex Education, otherwise known as Godbag Bullshit

By · Thursday, January 18th, 2007 · 20 Comments »

Courtney Martin has an article at American Prospect arguing that abstinence-only sex education helps to generate the date-rape culture on modern college campuses. I believe it, if only because the abstinence-only crap completely shuts down any real education about sexuality and personal boundaries, leaving young people with very muddled ideas about what constitutes normal sexual […]

Obama ’08

By · Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 · 4 Comments »

Writing in Salon about Obama’s presidential chances, Walter Shapiro predicts that “the color of his skin [will be] close to an irrelevancy. ” Heh. True story: After reading the Salon piece I went to Technorati and searched on ‘Obama’. The very first result was “How can we prevent a black President??” from Stormfront. (And no, […]

Poll: Should Paul Tergeist be banned?

By · Tuesday, January 16th, 2007 · 21 Comments »

UPDATE, Thursday, 1/14/07: Paul has won in a landslide. I don’t know how to shut off voting so we might still see some returns from Guam trickle in, but I’m calling the election now. Paul’s in. ***** Old Lady Chloe asks, “Can you ban that idiot?” I certainly can; but should I? I’m nothing if […]

Meeting in progress to work out our plan for world domination

By · Monday, January 15th, 2007 · 18 Comments »

Over at Richard’s place. If you’re one of Us, come on over. If you’re one of Them, just fuck right off.