Lucy Tartan’s latest Reading Log is giving me ideas for my bedside book pile. Antivax: new evidence shows (again) no link to autism from Bad Astronomy by Phil Plait Best explanation for the non-existence of global warming ever from Pharyngula… Read More ›
I used to rather like Jezebel, back in the day. It was a fairly feminist space right in the midst of mainstream online media, with a hoydenish style that appealed. Now it’s just a sewer. The latest? “…there are still… Read More ›
He pimped his wife to voters as a potential contestant in a local “beauty contest” that involves skimpy swimwear, topless parades and simulated sex acts – (edited to addwhich to be fair I’m sure he didn’t know was quite so “risque”, but it’s still totally objectifying his wife). (Video here of both McCain’s “quip” and a typical night’s entertainment in the contest) As I’m sure you’ll all
Republican Senator John McCain, campaigning through poverty-stricken cities and towns, said he opposes a Senate bill that seeks equal pay for women because it would lead to more lawsuits.
Senate Republicans killed the bill on Wednesday night on a 56-42 vote that denied the measure the 60 votes needed to advance it to full debate and a vote.
Pennsylvania Primary: what are the good reasons and what are the bad reasons to vote for either Dem candidate?
Just a nod to the fact that a majority of my readers are US voters, some of them are in Pennsylvania, and the polls have not yet closed. It’s still the 22nd over there. It’s a no-brainer that with all… Read More ›