Respites

November 2007

Republicans Boo Retired General

November 30, 2007 // 4 Comments

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Sloppy vetting, at best, by CNN, which allowed an alleged Hillary plant to grill candidates at Wednesday’s GOP debate. Missed among the ensuing furor was the spectacle of flag-waving, Lee Greenwood-loving Republicans booing a retired general. [...]

“What Happened to All the Monks?”

November 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

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Remember Burma? Remember those two days when the media actually paid attention to a story outside of the U.S. or Iraq? What have they (we) missed? At best, a forced displacement: Thousands of Buddhist monks, a fixture in Myanmar’s monasteries [...]

HRC for HRC

November 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

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The Petty Queer Establishment, fronted by the Human Rights Campaign, is in the tank for Hillbot. I’m not surprised, then, that a poll of LGB voters — commissioned by the HRC — finds the other HRC in the lead. (Acronym overload!!!) [...]

“No Tolerance: Execution”

November 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

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So say thousands of protesters in Sudan who are not appeased with the sentence of 15 days in jail and deportation for a British teacher charged with naming her a teddy bear after Mohammed. Inspired by Dan Savage, I suggest you buy some kind of sex [...]

“No Tolerance: Execution”

November 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

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So say thousands of protesters in Sudan who are not appeased with the sentence of 15 days in jail and deportation for a British teacher charged with naming her a teddy bear after Mohammed. Inspired by Dan Savage, I suggest you buy some kind of sex [...]

ATLmalcontent.LGBT

November 29, 2007 // 1 Comment

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Defining yourself by race, ethnicity or sexual orientation is, of course, weak. I’ve never felt pride in being gay because it required no effort. It’s like taking pride in having 10 toes. It’s not an accomplishment. Not that [...]
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