Helen got around to mocking Conservapedia first.
Sexism always sucks, even when dissing the Coultergeist
There’s always some low-level antagonism towards Ann Coulter going on amongst the socially progressive bloggers, and fair enough too. The woman is a hateful bigot who deliberately stirs up anger and fear towards anyone not fitting into her conservative WASPangelical… Read More ›
Spare me. Michelle Malkin patting some hack on the back for doing a search and replace on a few paragraphs from the of a George Orwell essay, doing the usual strip-the-context bait and switch, as if he has made some… Read More ›
How not to do humour, according to the pros
Rogers transcribes (from memory) some professional comedy writers discussing the Fox Network’s attempt at a conservative version of Jon Stewart’s Daily Show (at Kung Fu Monkey, who has a couple of YouTube clips up from the show). The 1/2 Hour… Read More ›
Conservative bloggers channel Jan Brady: Marcotte! Marcotte! Marcotte!
Cut and pasted from a comment I left over at my LP post on bloggers joining political campaigns in the US (related to this Hoyden post from last week): Ha. The predicted conservative blogger meltdown about Amanda Marcotte joining the… Read More ›
Poverty and Peace
poverty generates hostility and anger, and […] peace is impossible where poverty exists. Let’s just repeat Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammed Yunus’ words for emphasis, shall we? poverty generates hostility and anger, and […] peace is impossible where poverty exists… Read More ›
Whitewashing and white ribbons
Helen and Cristy both have absolute crackers of posts up regarding the widespread misogyny informing various religious and conservative thinkers who are coming out with variations of “but maybe the mad mufti had a point about you wimmin and your… Read More ›
Just a word?
Brooklynite offers some thoughts on what civil unions laws in the US will mean for the common language usage of “married”. Two years after the decision: “My friend Kyle got married last weekend.” “What? I thought he was gay?” “Oh,… Read More ›
More thoughts on reactionary masculinity
I posted the following as a comment in the thread over at LP from the crosspost yesterday on reactionary role models in an attempt to wrench the discussion back onto redefining gender roles instead of perpetuating the digressions it had… Read More ›
Foetuses behind a plane
I learnt over at Another Blog today that in some places in the States kind people will fly over your place of work, study or recreation and attempt to horrify you. Apparently, all over the USA this last summer, if… Read More ›