Category Archives: Politics

Fundamentalist Religion’s War on Women. Con’t

Thanks to Kevin Underhill’s LoweringTheBar, I give you this bitter pill (you’ll chew your fingernails and scream before you swallow any pill — with a full glass of water) announcing a step forward in the rights of Saudi women. (Hm, … Continue reading

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Julian Castro

Amy Chozick will have to do a lot more before I forgive her for her chip-on-the-shoulder Dowd-y coverage of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in the Times. How often did I want to smack her? Gee, pretty much every day she … Continue reading

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“There are nightmares that make more sense than this”*:The GOP versus the EPA

On the front page of the New York Times the other day was the sickening story, “A Trump County Confronts the Administration With a Rash of Childhood Cancers,” by Hiroko Tabuchi.  The county is in Indiana and, as Tabuchi begins: … Continue reading

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