September 29, 2008

Susan Jacoby, Quoting Lyman Beecher:

“Beecher declared that men “who have been cast down from affluence to poverty should not grunt and grumble, but bear matters unflinchingly. They should never forget that they are men, even though (more…)

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September 22, 2008

DISTURBING ATTACK ON FEMINISM: The Insidiousness of the Palin Circus

Friday, 05 September 2008. Heard on “Talk Of the Nation” on NPR.

A woman is interviewed about her perceptions of Governor Sarah Palin and her voting intentions. She describes how a media pundit has raised questions about Governor Palin’s suitability as prospective Vice President because of (more…)

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August 26, 2008

WRONG PERSON: McCAIN/BUSH. It’s Not Personality, It’s Conspiracy

Things have gone wrong. Dear God, I am glad we are not going to have Bush in office again. I bet you hope I won’t vote for the likes of him.

THAT WAS A MISTAKE.

Not long ago, in fear and hatred, we conflated reservations about Bush with unpatriotism and terrorism. Then, referring to that asshole as (more…)

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