I Call Bullsh*t.

Apologies in advance.  This post will contain foul language, grammatical errors and abuse of parenthetical statements, and a really poor drawing of a gavel.  I am sorrier for the grammatical errors and abuse of parentheses.(If you have trouble with my using the word bullshit and other profanity, I have the okay from Norman Lear.  Good enough for me.)I wanted to do a post entitled "I Call Bullshit" last week, and here's what I wanted to include:1.  Upworthy and Nicole Sherzinger.  He … [Read more...]

You say “Aphasia,” I say “Tomahto.”

I like to think I'm a hands-on parent.  Somewhere between absent and hovering.  In an attempt to "participate" in my children's "upbringing,"  I will sometimes look over their shoulder to see what they're listening to/watching on their various devices.  Shockingly, the 16-year-old and the 14-year-old find this annoying.  The 9-year-old, however, STILL LOVES ME, and willingly participates in conversations with me.So, it comes to pass that Leo's at the table, headphones in, eyes glued to iPod s … [Read more...]

Are Feminists the New Republicans?

This is not, I repeat, NOT a review of Sheryl Sandberg's book, "Lean In."  So there.Is this what it's come to?  Fairly or not, Republicans have the reputation of being the party of "My-Way-Or-The-Highway" mentality of policy and politics.  They are famous for closing ranks around the most powerful among them, and flinging anyone who dares to deviate from the standard party line to the ground.  If a Republican deviates, suggests a compromise, or reaches across the aisle he or she is met with d … [Read more...]


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