Category Archives: Culture

Success of American Sniper Stokes Anti-Military Derangement

American Sniper

This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, reporter Ayman Mohyeldin was on the panel to discuss the runaway success of the film American Sniper. “If you don’t know anything about Chris Kyle… if you don’t know this is a true story, this is a great movie,” said Mohyeldin. After detailing some of the elements that made…

Sexism of Women Waiting to Use a Public Toilet? You’re Kiddin’, Right?

When I heard about Soraya Chemaly’s article, recently published in Time magazine, entitled “The Everyday Sexism of Women Waiting in Public Toilet Lines,” I really thought it was a joke. Nope.  She’s absolutely serious.  She believes long lines for women’s restrooms are the result of a history that favors men’s bodies.  This is laughable.  She…

What if Marilyn Monroe And Albert Einstein Made a Baby …

How’s this for a newsflash: “Rapid progress in genetics is making ‘designer babies’ more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.” The subject has long been the stuff of science fiction, and it’s still way off in the future (if it happens at all), but one doctor, a pioneer…

The Vindication of ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

drill baby drill

Back in 2008, Americans began hearing the phrase “Drill, baby, drill” thrown around in Republican circles. It was a simple message that proposed the simple solution of increased domestic drilling to deal with some of our nation’s energy problems, like high gas prices and our reliance on foreign oil. Michael Steele, who was the RNC…

Reverend Al Goes to Hollywood

I don’t know about you, but I think Al Sharpton gets a bad rap. The guy can’t do anything without conservatives jumping all over him. Even when he does something clearly worthwhile, all he gets is grief from Whitey. Take Sharpton’s latest attempt to make America a better place. He’s called for an “emergency meeting”…