Have we abandoned all sense?

This post inspired by this post by the amazing, the fabulous, the handsome Smitty, inspired by this post by Skippy Stalin. It appears that some earnest, well-meaning young woman wrote a sign that made its way around the interwebs, reading, "I need feminism because my university teaches 'How to avoid getting raped' instead of 'Don't … Continue reading Have we abandoned all sense?

Tweets from the Egyptian front lines

In keeping with my last posts here are some tweets from those trying to create change in Egypt: The Big Pharaoh Its police and MB militias vs the revolutionaries now. Just as during Mubarak days, police always assisted the regime's thugs.— The Big Pharaoh (@TheBigPharaoh) December 6, 2012 Sandmonkey: All of the MB media and … Continue reading Tweets from the Egyptian front lines

Building a false narrative in Egypt

Because of personal issues I haven't given the events in Egypt any coverage, that couldn't really been helped but for all the fuss about fiscal cliffs and pregnant princesses the protests of the last few days might in fact be the most consequential events of the 21st century, for the entire world. On Thanksgiving day … Continue reading Building a false narrative in Egypt