Cognitive Dissonance on the Roadways
I just drove behind a Subaru with a Republican bumper sticker. I’m not sure that’s even legal.
Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be president of the United...– Molly Ivins.
Holding Liars Accountable →
As usual, Amanda Marcotte cuts to the heart of the matter - when so many politicians and activists can lie without consequence, what hope do we have? Too bad no one got a chance to sue Jon Kyl for his flagrant likes about Planned Parenthood. Or is there still time?
This Old Republican - Graphic - NYTimes.com →
Yes, it’s a comic strip. No, it isn’t particularly funny. Not, at least, funny ha-ha.
Ripple Effect Images - The Women Holding Up The... →
Ripple Effect Images is a team of journalists dedicated to documenting the plight of poor women and girls around the world, and highlighting the programs that are helping to empower them, especially as they deal with the devastating effects of climate change. Working closely with scientists and NGOs to identify both the needs and the innovative programs that are helping women and girls,...
In queso emergency, check my google page rank →
I’m now the #2 result when you google “in queso emergency.” If you care, or if you need the ultimate recipe for really good old school queso, now you know. (I was tempted not to link, to force you to google, but I didn’t want google to think I was trying to game their system or anything.)
Please, sweet baby Jesus in the sky, somebody get a cult de-programmer to fix John Boehner. The more nonsense he spews, the more I despair for the future of our country.
Still Punishing Women for Daring to Wear Pants
Dear Abby: Why do men’s pants come in sizes by waist and length and women’s don’t? I’m tall, and I’d like to find a pair of slacks that fit me off the rack instead of having to rip out seams. MITZI in Bainbridge Island, Wash. Dear Mitzi: Good question. I discussed it with fashion designer Bradley Bayou, who said: “Historically, women’s fashion has...
Bubinga is right! →
But they really need some knitted or crocheted cozies to complete the look.
But I'm on dangerous ground here, and should stop...
Somehow, a conversation about Courtney Stoddard’s parents selling her into sexual servitude allowing her to marry her acting coach in hopes they would land a reality TV show meandered past an observation that kids on American Idol are only copying what we watched on MTV in the 80s, to one that The Beatles only wanted to make music for a living because they saw Elvis, then a footnote about...
Whatever you do, don't buy this for your... →
Also, you might not want to view this late at night, home alone, when the wind blowing branches against your windows and the power is flickering on and off.
Wait Until He Hears About Twitter
This past weekend, 7/17/11, to be exact, I overheard my husband telling a band-mate about a great website that had been recommended by another band-mate. Etsy. Yep, Etsy. Launched in 2005.
Greg, spiritual son of Inigo Montoya →
I love pandas, and nothing can ever change that.– My 70s self