Monthly Archives: November 2006

So, What Did You Do Last Saturday?

My dad is totally a backseat driver, er, ASK-21 glider pilot.

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A Slap On the Face, Not a Slap On the Wrist, for Rape

In India, a man was accused of raping a deaf-mute neighbor. The police failed to do anything, arguing that the deaf-mute couldn’t give evidence. (What, the booming Indian tech economy can’t afford a few rape kits?) This is kind of … Continue reading

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Will George Beat Susan If He Loses?

George Allen, despite trying to use gay-bashing to boost his electoral chances, has proved too racist even for many who believe that Adam and Steve tying the knot will cause them to leave their wives for those hot, hot Congressional … Continue reading

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If You’re In Favor of Wife-Beating, Vote Yes On Ballot Question 1

Gay marriage is already illegal in Virginia. Voting for the amendment that enshrines this ban in the Virginia constitution will not make it more illegal, but it will make laws against domestic violence unconstitutional. So if you favor domestic violence, … Continue reading

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Borat

Even though it’s not my favorite type of humor, Borat is really funny because it’s pitch-perfect. The rubes he makes fun of aren’t the sweet kind you cringe when he abuses (mostly) but some deserving assholes who I hope lose … Continue reading

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Little Things That Give You Hope: Doogie Howser Edition

Little ways life gets better are important. The title of Tyler Cowen’s Marginal Revolution blog is a reference to this. So I’m going to start keeping track of small things that make life better or give you a bit of … Continue reading

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