it’s worse than i thought …

By on Oct 4, 2007 in Politics

read this. and let me just say, honestly without any giddy glee (in fact, it’s more like horror) … i told you so.

Wayne’s World

By on Oct 2, 2007 in Politics

if you don’t get feminist news like me, you may not know that a debate has been raging about the opening of a new Planned Parenthood in none other than my home state of Illinois in the town where Wayne and Garth lived. the city blocked the opening saying that planned parenthood did not obtain permits legally and anti-abortion groups rallied. but so did pro-choicers … and now the clinic, which i believe is the largest in the state, is open. hooray. read the planned parenthood myspace blog here. in other lame, anti-feminist moves, verizon decided to block NARAL’s short code which allowed users to voluntarily sign up for news via text from NARAL. eventually, after thousands of customers wrote the ceo of verizon, he relented. read some blogs about it on Huffington Post or where ever else you want. which brings me to …. drum roll please ….capitalism and the...

crazy idea vol. 1

By on Nov 29, 2006 in Life, Politics

so i am constantly coming up with ideas for various things that i am in no position to really make happen at this point. mostly they just keep my constantly racing mind from being bored. so here is one … compliation cd of songs about reproductive rights. i know, i know. i’m a dork. but it was all inspired by … myself. i recently finished a song sorta about my experience escorting at the hope clinic in illinois. it fucking rocks too but that’s besides the point. the comp would not be a bullshit rock against bush (actually i like those cds but ..). i’m talking lyrical content about the subject. perhaps it could spawn into a larger comps for change series but that rips of another idea’s name i’ll talk about later … anyway, i think it’d be cool. prooceeds could benefit orgs like naral, planned parenthood, or better yet, abortion access...