Monthly Archives: June 2007

Polish Leaders Suckle German Boobs

Wprost is a weekly Polish newsmagazine known for its conservative and anti-German sentiments. Check out this cover, photoshopped in response to clashes with Germany over the new EU treaty at the European Union Summit last week. The BBC reports: The … Read More

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Those Crazy South Carolinians

Presidential hopeful John McCain on dropping from the race. What? You smokin' somethin'?

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Vigil for Esfandiari: Now at UN Plaza

There's a vigil right now at UN Plaza for Haleh Esfandiari, the Iranian-American professor who was tossed into Evin Prison as a "spy" after visiting her aged mother in Tehran. SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE SHAUL BAKHASH, HUSBAND OF HALEH ESFANDIARI, AND … Read More

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Talkin’ Bout the Birds and the Bees…and the Prudes

A couple of people have requested that I blog more about my sex life, which, frankly, is not going to happen, what with my parents, Bubbe, grade school teachers, and ex boyfriends all reading my posts every once in a … Read More

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Shvitz Spritz: Forget Free Speech

American prisons and policies failing at immigration detention. [The New York Times] "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" ruling shows free-speech hipocrisy of Supreme Court. [The Los Angeles Times] In the Vice President's office–"with no real remit and no real limits, open … Read More

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Righties Adrift

One of the unforeseen outcomes of the rise and fall of neoconservatism is the gooey nostalgia that both the left and the right now feel toward William F. Buckley, Jr. The arch aristo of high-minded Catholic reaction and latterday skeptic … Read More

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Brown and Atlanticism

Kammo says the best years are behind us: Under Brown, it's safe to say that rhetoric will remain consistent with the Blair years but the heart will be lacking. Last January, Brown laid down free universal education and climate change … Read More

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Shining Path Chic

Whoops: The voice of Princess Fiona in the animated "Shrek" films visited the Incan city of Machu Picchu in Peru's Andes on Friday carrying an olive green bag emblazoned with a red star and the words "Serve the People" printed … Read More

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