Monthly Archives: June 2007
Wprost is a weekly Polish newsmagazine known for its conservative and anti-German sentiments. Check out this cover, photoshopped in response to clashes with Germany over the new EU treaty at the European Union Summit last week. The BBC reports: The … Read More
Presidential hopeful John McCain on dropping from the race. What? You smokin' somethin'?
There's a vigil right now at UN Plaza for Haleh Esfandiari, the Iranian-American professor who was tossed into Evin Prison as a "spy" after visiting her aged mother in Tehran. SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE SHAUL BAKHASH, HUSBAND OF HALEH ESFANDIARI, AND … Read More
A couple of people have requested that I blog more about my sex life, which, frankly, is not going to happen, what with my parents, Bubbe, grade school teachers, and ex boyfriends all reading my posts every once in a … Read More
American prisons and policies failing at immigration detention. [The New York Times] "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" ruling shows free-speech hipocrisy of Supreme Court. [The Los Angeles Times] In the Vice President's office–"with no real remit and no real limits, open … Read More
One of the unforeseen outcomes of the rise and fall of neoconservatism is the gooey nostalgia that both the left and the right now feel toward William F. Buckley, Jr. The arch aristo of high-minded Catholic reaction and latterday skeptic … Read More
Kammo says the best years are behind us: Under Brown, it's safe to say that rhetoric will remain consistent with the Blair years but the heart will be lacking. Last January, Brown laid down free universal education and climate change … Read More