Archive for September 18th, 2007

A “war” that’s not important to win or lose

| September 18, 2007 | 1 Reply
A “war” that’s not important to win or lose

What follows is an excerpt from an article from Salon.com entitled “Breaking the Iraq Stalemate.” Trapped by reality, Bush can no longer use his time-tested rhetoric to rally America. Instead, he is forced to contradict his own grand ideological claims. His pathetic speech last week was a preview of what we are likely to see […]

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Feminism, Aliens, and James Tiptree jr.

| September 18, 2007 | 8 Replies
Feminism, Aliens, and James Tiptree jr.

One of the things that sends me straight up a wall to paw helplessly and violently at ceilings comprised of crushed glass, old nails, and asbestos fibers is when I hear a young woman blithely claim that she isn’t a Feminist and, in fact, “wouldn’t want to be one.” They make this claim with all […]

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