john mccain

Linkage in lieu of a post

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 ›

HuffPo Watch: wank

Y’all know the HuffPo is off my reading list for their UNDERAGE gag (‘gag’ being the operative word), but I followed a link, and what did I find? Twonkwaffle David Weiner enthusing about I’m constantly amazed by people’s foresight…. Read More ›

How more vile (and thick (and don’t forget vile)) can McCain possibly be?

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

McCain prefers the injustice of the status quo to “more lawsuits”

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.

Too depressed to post

I did a lot of catching up on American feminist and political blogs today, and it’s looking more and more like the Democratic Party is allowing the factionalism between the Clinton and Obama camps to piss away electoral goodwill. Look… Read More ›


Kathryn Jean Lopez at Townhall wishes the USA could have John Howard for their next President. In the final paragraphs she gets to her real point, which is that John McCain just isn’t conservative enough, and by damn he ought… Read More ›