Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

Coming Out As A GINK Is Like Coming Out As A Gay Or Something

No, really, Grist GINK (green inclinations, no kids) Lisa Hymas, who constantly advocates for a child free existence, because kids are little carbon footprints and bad for Gaia, really tries this route: Is coming out as childfree like coming out as gay? As I’ve talked to and read about people coming to terms with their […]

If All You See…

…is an evil boat polluting the atmosphere with CO2 and the water with evil gasoline, you might be a Warmist

Louise Slaughter (D) Says GOP Freshman Came “To Kill Women”

More of the new civility tone Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) said today that the new Republicans elected to the House of Representatives last November came to Congress “to kill women.” She also likened Republican efforts to prohibit federal funding of abortion except in cases of rape, incest or where the life of the mother is endangered to actions taken by Nazis. “This is probably one of […]

Climate Morons Discuss Mounting Primary Challenges And Collecting Scalps

Apparently, Grist writer David Roberts (who’s going for the Commander Ricker look) missed the memo on the “new tone”: Nothing will change until greens mount some primary challenges and collect some scalps So, 350.org and 1Sky are uniting. Interesting news! I was particularly struck by this bit from Bill McKibben and Betsy Taylor’s post: We […]

Shutdown Threat Tests Obama’s Leadership Skills

Oh, wait, sorry, the headline for Dan Balz’s Washington Post opinion piece says “style,” not “skills.” Surprised? I’m not. Kinda hard to discuss skills that a person lacks. One would think that a former community organizer would posses some leadership skills, yet, I suppose whipping up some people who are agitated to begin with is […]

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