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Dinesh D’Souza: Return of the GIFs

It’s been a while since we checked in on Dinesh D’Souza. What’s he been up to, you ask?

by × January 24, 2014 × Comments are Disabled
Psy, anti-American rhetoric, and acceptable Asian masculinity

Psy, anti-American rhetoric, and acceptable Asian masculinity

The internet has caught the vapors over Psy’s “anti-US past.” Here’s why this reaction has more to do with American exceptionalism and racist ideas about Asian masculinity than it does with principled opposition to rhetorical violence.

by × December 7, 2012 × 1 comment
Dinesh D’souza: The reGIFing

Dinesh D’souza: The reGIFing

So, Dinesh D’Souza. I find that I’m still at a loss for words that adequately capture the epic, absurd surreality of the scandal that’s still unfolding around him (the latest: he’s being sued!). You know what that means: more GIFS.

by × November 2, 2012 × Comments are Disabled
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Dinesh D’souza (A Scandal in GIFS)

I heard some news about Dinesh D’Souza today that cannot be sufficiently encapsulated or responded to with mere words. This, in short, is a situation that calls for GIFS.

by × October 17, 2012 × 11 comments
Mitt Romney vs. Jesus

Mitt Romney vs. Jesus

Want to tumble this post? Got you covered. Mitt Romney: “There are 47 percent who are with [President Obama], who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to […]

by × September 17, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

At MOMocrats: White male privilege and the daughter test

I’m very excited to share that I’m now a contributor to MOMocrats, a great blog dedicated to writing about politics from a variety of parents’ perspectives. My first post for MOMocrats has just been posted; please check it out, and the rest of the blog, too! An excerpt: Steven Levitt of […]

by × June 25, 2011 × 2 comments

From pro-choice to pro-life and back

ETA (1/25/12): I’ve decided to take out the links to and quotes of Schwyzer’s work and rework this piece in the future. ETA (1/18/12): Since information has come to light about Hugo Schwyzer’s record (link is to an article I wrote, added 1/25/12), I can no longer support his work or […]

by × January 25, 2011 × 1 comment
Blog for Choice 2011

Blog for Choice 2011

I’ve been thinking about how to tackle the issue of abortion on the blog for a while, but not sure how to do it. And, to be honest, I’ve also been very apprehensive about even touching the issue at all, for a number of reasons. But, being as it’s Blog […]

by × January 21, 2011 × 6 comments

slacktivist: “Pro-Family” means anti-families

Great post by the slacktivist on the anti-family agenda of conservative “pro-family” groups: This abstraction — “The Family” — does not actually, tangibly exist in any meaningful way. All those verbs they pile on in front of this abstraction — strengthen, defend, support, etc. — require a direct object. They […]

by × January 6, 2011 × 2 comments