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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Weird Men

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Monday, November 22, 2004

Passions, Balance, and Childhood

As a person who has had passions for various activities, especially the arts and activism/social justice, since childhood, I find the conclusions reached on today's Dr. Phil episode (which my PCA was watching) questionable. While the parents on the show were clearly out of line (one mom actually... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Findings from Funders Conference

As a War Tax Resister, I must admit that this conference has emboldened me in my resistance without even trying to. I spent all day learning about various terrible things George W. Bush is doing with our tax dollars. This includes but is definitely not limited to enforcing the "Global Gag Rule" and... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 1, 2004

Hey, America! Vote Tomorrow...

As a 28-year-old bisexual woman of color with disability, I’m marching (or more accurately rolling) to polls tomorrow because of the efforts of many people. As I cast my ballot, I will silently thank Justin Dart, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King, and many others. My vote is my voice and I will... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 12, 2004

On the Olympics

As a big fan of the Olympics, I am excited for Friday’s opening ceremonies; one of the few moments I feel the world lives up to its better nature, putting aside bigotry, ideological differences, and even wars to celebrate athleticism and achievement. Who can help but admire the bright, devoted young... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

Cravings

As a health educator I know McDonald’s is bad news. The actual health effects of a McDonald’s diet are now splashed across movie screens thanks to Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary Supersize Me, in which the filmmaker eats nothing that isn’t on the menu at McDonalds for 30 days and which I recommend... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 9, 2004

Finally deciding not to pay for war

As an American, I’m pissed off that the Pentagon spends over $440,000 a minute (according to http://www.onemilliontaxpayersforpeace.org ). The feminist in me thinks that money should be spent on providing 6984 free doses of emergency contraception, at an average costs of $63 (according to... Sign in to see full entry.

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