Remember the 'N' word debate?  The one where so many white Americans could simply not grasp why it is still offensive?  The one where the chief argument remains: 'rappers use it all the time, why can't I?"  Well the debate has taken an all-too-predictable turn, moved by the hands of

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Boy, oh boy.  Where shall I start?  Shall I begin with Warren Buffet's offer to match GOP tax donations?  Or with David Rubenstein's generous contribution to repair the earthquake-damaged Washington monument?  I suppose it doesn't matter. They're two instances/

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Feminists, the time has come for us to make up our minds about the elemental question of female sexuality.  Do men have control over our bodies?  Or don’t they?

In an article in the Washingtonpost, feminist author, Jessica Valenti paints a woefully flawed portrait of Bristol Palin… Read full post »

The major questions surrounding Weinergate are:  How did he not know that nudie pics sent over the internet would get out? How could he possibly believe that he could keep his flirtations secret?  Well, I actually know the answer.  The answer is: Capitol Hill.

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Alright fellow feminists; come off it.  That’s enough with this tired game of ‘poor political wife; who’s husband, turns out, is a heel; he banged a young toy, that was in his employ; with a love child he tried to conceal.’ How many times do we have to… Read full post »

APRIL 20, 2011 3:09PM

Selling Our Rape: A Good First Step?

Kara DioGuardi has become the latest link in the chain of famous sexual assault victims more concerned with their own book sales than rape prevention.  The celebrity songwriter of American Idol fame has recently released a book detailing her history of molestation and rape.  In it she de… Read full post »

That’s it!  I can’t stand it anymore.  I’m staging a boycott… and a girlcott.  I’m officially going on record; I can’t stand our cultural obsession with kids, and I’m not going to take it anymore!  The latest installment in the American c… Read full post »

Remember the summer of 2008?  When the nation was abuzz about teen pregnancy?  To refresh your memory, 17 girls at Glouster high school in Glouster, Massachussetts became pregnant, and it was an outrage.  It was frightening.  It was national headlines for months.  Every major… Read full post »

DECEMBER 22, 2010 2:12PM

Net Neutrailty: It's free to be me

 Imagine a world where electricity flowed in fits and spurts subject to the whims of the provider.  What if the electric company decided to limit the electricity it would supply to different brands of appliances?  For example, your local electric company has just decided to offer faste/… Read full post »