Question from my lovely son: LS: What do people mean when they say you can never have enough of a good thing, and then someone else says yes you can?Me: [attempt to explain generalisations, and on the above use the… Read More ›
The milieu through which we swim
Pay no attention to that blatant outrage behind the curtain
Look at this quibbling spin over here instead! Pay no attention to the fact that obstetric services in rural Oz are woefully inadequate, let’s quibble over how dangerous it would be for rural women to have easy access to RU486… Read More ›
Let me guess…
…if Howard loses out on this bill (a joint Greens/Democrats initiative to lift the ideologically-imposed ban on RU486), it somehow magically won’t be as important a story in Bushco’s media as how Howard won on sending troops to Iraq.
Two steps forward, three steps back
In Dover, Pennsylvania, the school board elections ousted the Republican fundevangelicals who want intelligent design taught in high school science class. In Kansas, a different lot of fundevangelicals voted to change school science standards to include be more critical of… Read More ›