Archive for June, 2007


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andrea gibson

1 third of the homeless men in this country are veterans and we have the nerve to “Support Our Troops” with pretty yellow ribbons while giving nothing but dirty looks to their outstretched hands watch this.

“pro-life” morality

Remember those gross pictures of genital warts from sex-ed? Genital warts are caused by human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV can also lead to cervical cancer. The governor of Texas tried to mandate the HPV vaccine, which is most effective before a person is exposed to the virus (in this case, before a person becomes sexually […]

Why do women have second trimester abortions?

According to this study on women in England, summarized by The F-Word, 1. because they do not realize they are pregnant. 2. because they were unsure about having an abortion. 3. change or breakdown in relationship 4. service delays including waiting for appointments I imagine these reasons are very similar to why women here have […]

Rick Renzi and the Military Commissions Act

The Military Commissions Act of 2006 restricts the right of habeas corpus (among other things). This is what it says: No person may invoke the Geneva Conventions or any protocols thereto in any habeas corpus or other civil action or proceeding to which the United States, or a current or former officer, employee, member of […]

articles worth reading

Content analysis of O’Reilly’s rhetoric finds spin to be a ‘factor’ Bill O’Reilly may proclaim at the beginning of his program that viewers are entering the “No Spin Zone,” but a new study by Indiana University media researchers found that the Fox News personality consistently paints certain people and groups as villains and others as […]