Archive for: May 25, 2006

May 25, 2006

Has Matriarchy Made the Sexes Equal?

A number of years ago someone came up with the idea that Patriarchy was the cause of untold misery and hardship of women. So why not let the ladies run the show for awhile and see if they can clean …

Rep. William Jefferson and Situational Journalism

In a previous article, I wrote about how the news media practice situational journalism — slanting coverage of a news story depending on whom the subject is. I used Rep. Patrick Kennedy’s admitted drug addiction story and Rush Limbaugh’s bout …

On Barbaro: The Horse That You Hold Dear

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 25 May 2006

Three Saturdays each spring, countless Americans gather ’round to watch a bunch of horses they’ve never ridden or even seen up close in person compete in the Triple Crown races. We curl our toes and clench our lips. Our hearts …

I Heard He Was Gay

As an open-minded, free thinking, and rather tolerant educator, I must say that I am more than a little bit concerned about the California Senate Bill 1437, introduced by celebrated lesbian and 60’s television trivia question Senator Sheila Kuehl. …

You Got Googled

In one of those “Are we really surprised?” moments, while singing “Live To Tell” during a recent concert in Los Angeles, Madonna suspended herself from a mirrored cross simulating her crucifixion. Of course this was meant to piss off Christians.