grrrl meets world

living the liminal


August 2008

Not again

I just feel sick. I can remember when we evacuated for Hurricane Floyd, years ago. It’s quite a feeling to leave your home, not knowing what you’ll return to. My heart’s with the Gulf Coast right now.

Not "experienced enough" to lead

From a politician with the same level of experience as Obama: We can succeed only by concert. It is not “can any of us imagine better?” but, “can we all do better?” The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate… Continue Reading →

Of biblical proportions

Would it be wrong to pray for diarrhea? (in response to the infamous — and failed — prayer request for rain by Focus on the Family] via (where one commenter wrote, “the Lord moves in mysterious ways”) EDIT: a blogger… Continue Reading →

‘What is it exactly that the VP does every day?’

Not a good quote to have floating around when you’re suddenly the Republican VP pick: Responses I’ve read today: McCain has met her twice. Twice. (okay, three times, including today!) From feministing: “Republicans are more open to a certain type… Continue Reading →

What he said:

CNN’s Jack Cafferty: All we have heard from John McCain for months is, “Barack Obama is too young. Barack Obama is too inexperienced to be commander-in-chief. Who do you want answering the phone in the White House at three a.m.?… Continue Reading →

That was easy

McBush just won the election for Obama with his VP choice, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin. She’s under investigation for a ethics breach, possesses very little experience, is a creationism advocate, voted against same-sex partner benefits, is an active member of… Continue Reading →

About that "lack of experience" argument

From Al Gore’s speech, earlier in the evening: “A century and a half ago, when America faced our greatest trial, the end of one era gave way to the birth of another. The candidate who emerged victorious in that election… Continue Reading →

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