Nov 23

Replying because I can’t comment

On my last post some brilliant anonymous commenter (and they always seem to get more and more brilliant when they are anonymous!) opined that I wanted to protect unions because I didn’t know about

Nov 20


I was going back and forth on the big auto bailouts and whether or not I liked them, and then I read this comment on Daily Kos: The GOP never dreamed it would get to

Oct 20

Because “health” deserves air quotes when you’re a mother

The last debate has been bothering me, especially when McCain cited banning late-term abortions and ridiculing women who needed them for health reasons. I couldn’t believe he implied that women in their third

Sep 29

There are no words. Well, maybe a couple.

Apparently, one of the unaired clips of Sarah Palin’s interview with Katie Couric involved Katie asking Sarah what Supreme Court decisions she knew of. The only one she could name was Roe v.

Sep 14

More Politics

Wow – an article from the New York Times lays it out better than anything here. Data for the whole period from 1948 to 2007, during which Republicans occupied the White House for 34 years

Sep 7


One of the things that I have been hearing from people is that Obama doesn’t have any policies. As if Obama were really campaigning on the idea that if he sprinkles magical fairy