March, 2007

Interesting that they put her in a headscarf

By · Wednesday, March 28th, 2007 · 24 Comments »

God knows what they’ve done to Fayne Turney or threatened her with in order to force this “confession,” but it’s interesting that they put a bag on her head for the occasion. Interesting because it’s popular nowadays to claim that the headscarf is just an expression of one’s faith in Allah and Muslim identity. Is […]

Oh yeah, patriarchy’s totally dead

By · Monday, March 26th, 2007 · 12 Comments »

Every time I read somebody saying that patriarchy doesn’t exist anymore, feminism’s won, etc., etc., I think, try being a feminist blogger for a while. Or if you already are a feminist blogger, wait a bit until the shit finds you. Or try doing online research on anything connected to feminism and find yourself shoulder-deep […]

Hate Fest ’07, or Dr. Socks Attempts to Self-Medicate

By · Saturday, March 24th, 2007 · 56 Comments »

This picture has absolutely nothing to do with the post. I just think it’s cool. Hi, everybody. Remember me? Right. The long-lost blog hostess. Okay, here’s the deal: I’m fed up and irritated with many, many things. Not you all, of course: actually you’re one of the, um, things (?) that I find cheering. Not […]

At least Johnson didn’t actually torture Stanton

By · Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 · 10 Comments »

When I was a child I had a little kiddie book on the Presidents of the United States, with brief biographies and pictures of each one. I remember being bewildered by the fate of Andrew Johnson. Congress impeached him because he fired Stanton? Wasn’t that a bit of an overreaction? The book, you see, omitted […]

No wonder our military is fucked up

By · Tuesday, March 13th, 2007 · 9 Comments »

Our generals are morons. What a clown. How stupid do you have to be in this day and age to think homosexuality is a matter of “morality”?

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in

By · Wednesday, March 7th, 2007 · 23 Comments »

Dr. Socks contemplates a return to blogging. So, as Mandos would say, I’ve been out. I’ve been on a kind of strike, if you will, a personal sabbatical from The World. Not just from blogging, but from email, the news, everything. My computer has been off — actually off, no power, off – for almost […]