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{ Monthly Archives } April 2003

There All Day on the First of May…

Happy May Day, everyone. But don’t jump on that Maypole too fast…read on, there’s another tradition you may not have heard of…The May Hole Dance… “A feminist rebuttal to the phallocentric Maypole, the May Hole centers around the ability of women to help each other rise above the bonds of the patriarchy. To begin, everyone […]

Probably the meanest girl in school

In other news. We now direct your attention to some clearly defamatory information out there on the web. As Told By Ginger is a Nickelodeon show that appears to have something against the staff at Mirandala.org. The show features two suspiciously-named characters, Courtney and Miranda, whose descriptions are as follows: Courtney Gripling – The most […]

Sid & Nancy (and Martie, Emily & Natalie)

“Still, it seems to me that the Dixie Chicks are operating now less in the realm of country music than they are in the realm of punk.” Great article (requires subscription or day pass) in today’s Salon about the Chicks and how they stood up to Diane Sawyer’s idiotic, party-line questioning. Not backing down, says […]

Zealot on the move.

Look. Judicial appointments are political. Because they’re political, they’re important. The law is a moving target. It changes and bends with each decision. We all know this. Roe v. Wade, Miranda v. Arizona, Brown v. Board of Education – cases like these change the world. So you want thoughtful, fair judges on the bench – […]

Dance, fools, dance!

I know you’re wondering what the new, runaway club hit is going to be. I can sense that. Well, it’s this. Brought to you courtesy of the Howard Dean Campaign. Now go out and dance. Dance!

Include this, buddy.

From Salon.com by way of Jen: Bush praises Santorum as ‘inclusive’ man “The president believes the senator is an inclusive man. And that’s what he believes,” Fleischer said. Well, that’s what I believe, too. I mean, that’s what I believe if what he means by ‘inclusive’ is ‘inbred, homophobic, crazed right-wing looney.’ Update: Ayatollah Santorum

Now They Sound Tired But They Don?t Sound Haggard

Okay, please watch or program your VCRs and TiVo’s to check out the Chicks on PrimeTime Live this evening so we can put this issue to rest. We all know what happened and they DO regret the incident and they DO support the troops. Diane Sawyer?s hour-long interview with the trio — including sisters Martie […]

We despises him, yes we does.

Update on the Santorum thing: Turns out Santorum did not say “If the Supreme Court says that you have the right to consensual (gay) sex within your home” (as reported by the Washington Post) – no, he said “[I]f the Supreme Court says that you have the right to consensual sex within your home…” Given […]

Evil Weasel

Even parts of the Constitution can harm the American family “If the Supreme Court says that you have the right to consensual (gay) sex within your home, then you have the right to bigamy, you have the right to polygamy, you have the right to incest, you have the right to adultery. You have the […]

Why are we at work? It’s SMIGUS DYNGUS!!!

Smigus Dyngus and other Polish old Easter Traditions “Smigus Dyngus (shming-oos-ding-oos) is an unusual tradition of Easter Monday. This day (Monday after Easter Sunday) is called also in Polish “Wet Monday” (“Mokry Poniedzialek” or “Lany Poniedzialek”). Easter Monday is a free day in Poland. It was traditionally the day when boys tried to drench girls […]