Monthly Archives: June 2006

Yeah, yeah, so I missed my (first) deadline.

However, there’s the faintest glimmer of …

Nice move.

Democrats: No raises for Congress until minimum wage is increased WASHINGTON (CNN) — A week after the GOP-led Senate rejected an increase to the minimum wage, Senate Democrats on Tuesday vowed to block pay raises for members of Congress until the minimum wage is increased. “We’re going to do anything it takes to stop the […]

It’s a bird, it’s a plane

… no, it’s the latest summer blockbuster! I surprised the super guy in my life with tickets to the premiere of Superman Returns. Fun show! Later this summer, we’re trekking up to Edmonton to check it out on the IMAX screen. I spent most of the movie in a superhero-induced childhood flashback. There’s something about […]

Holding no punches

From Faith in America‘s latest advertising campaign — more ads to be found here. via

The Neverending Party

[Robot Chicken’s spoof of the Neverending Story]

Where are the mother-son "purity balls?"

In today’s AlterNet, there’s an article about the double standard present in most abstinence-only education programs. The whole article is worth a read, but here are some (not so?) surprising bits from it: The U.S. government has a solution for unwanted pregnancies, AIDS and cervical cancer. It’s called abstinence education, and the government funds it […]

I’m going to miss my deadline.

‘Write even when you don’t want to, don’t much like what you are writing, and aren’t writing particularly well.’ — Agatha Christie