I got this postcard in the mail today from my member of Congress, Tom Reed. Well, when I say that “I” got the postcard, I’m not being completely accurate. My wife got the postcard, and I didn’t.
Standard practice for U.S. Representative Reed is to send two copies of every postcard to our [...]
Puppies are cute.
Women who wear cosmetics are cute.
Who is more cute?
U.S. Representative James Moran made his choice yesterday when he introduced H.R. 4148, a bill that would gradually end the testing of cosmetics products on animals.
Moran says puppies are more cute. Do you agree with his choice?
The five most recent posts on “real men” on Twitter tonight:
“Real men salute me cause I only talk the truth” “Real men rub they girls feet” “Real men take bubble baths” “The boyfriends who still hold bags, open doors, tell their girlfriends they’re beautiful and show respect are real men” “Real men don’t love [...]
Guygones [gi-gonz]. plural noun. The trait of forgiveness when occurring in a relationship between two men.
In case you’re curious, a meta-analysis appearing in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology concludes that women are more forgiving than men.
Women have caused Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley a pain. Lisa Wangsness reports:
Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Boston, said Wednesday that he is worried and saddened that the controversy over the Vatican’s rebuke of a US nuns’ group may have fostered a perception the church is inhospitable to women.
“It’s a [...]
Number of Twitter Posts (tweets) featuring the phrase “This Slut” between March 21 and March 25 2012: 356
Number of these tweets uttering the anti-Limbaugh protest meme “This Slut Votes“: 2
Number of these tweets declaring some particular woman or another to be “This Slut”: 354
Was Rush Limbaugh really an aberration? Can someone remind [...]
The Americans Elect corporation has made a pretty interesting release of a Google map of its “Campus Leaders” tasked with organizing students to participate in the nation’s first ever privatized online presidential nomination, taking place in just 110 days’ time. It’s interesting for two reasons:
1. Inadvertently or on purpose, Americans Elect has released data [...]
Political campaigns in the modern era commonly use demographic targeting to conserve resources, appealing to certain portions of the population and largely writing off others:
J. Brian O’Day explains:
The point of targeting is to determine which subsets of the voting population are most likely to be responsive to your candidate and focusing your campaign [...]
Just one year ago, Sarah Palin was still a Vice Presidential candidate, doing her darndest to scramble back up the pebbly slope to Victory. Her lunge 367 days ago:
There’s a place in Hell reserved for women who don’t support other women.
Are we in a better place today than we were last year?
It seems war is not the effective instrument of equality that many people thought it would be. [...]