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These are the mad musings of a middle aged woman, dyke, nurse, poet. I have a dog, a cat, a mobile home, and delusions of grandeur.

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Sunday, June 04, 2006

Bits & Pieces


Twisty has this to say about the new dyke on the block, Batwoman:

But no. Batwoman is clearly just one of those straight chicks who gets drunk at parties and wants to make out with the real dykes. Which only enhances her whack-off appeal, I suppose, since cultivating an addiction to looking at pictures of hot straight women pretending to get it on is a man-law. Pardon my French.

Lorraine, over at Me and the Cat, posted some great bumper stickers. I liberated my favorites:

DEMOCRATS ARE SEXY ----WHOEVER HEARD OF A GOOD PIECE OF ELEPHANT?

BUSH SPENT YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY ON HIS WAR

GOD BLESS EVERYONE (No exceptions)

IF YOU SUPPORT BUSH'S WAR WHY ARE YOU STILL HERE? -- Enlist!!

IS IT 2008 YET?

ANNOY A CONSERVATIVE----- THINK FOR YOURSELF

STEM CELL RESEARCH IS PRO-LIFE

Over on Matrifocus there is a profoundly moving and thought provoking piece by Carolyn Gage called Marilyn Monroe's Shoes. If you care about women, about children, or about the issues of sexual abuse, read this article.

And lastly, from the Progressive, if you think that your government is not trying to tie you up like a pretzel, think about the librarian who received a National Security Letter from the FBI.

These letters are an extraordinarily powerful tool in the hands of the FBI. Basically, they amount to subpoenas the Justice Department issues by itself, without having to go to a judge for approval. When they were first authorized in the 1970s, the FBI was required to have “ ‘specific and articulable’ reasons to believe the records it gathered in secret belonged to a terrorist or spy,” Barton Gellman reported for The Washington Post on November 6, 2005. But thanks to the Patriot Act, the FBI can slap these letters not only on terrorist suspects but on anyone who is “relevant” to a national security investigation, even those “who are not alleged to be terrorists or spies...

4 Comments:

Blogger Vanda said...

I think our government isn't that far being in going "to far" too. Sighh.

12:48 PM PDT  
Blogger NursePam said...

Gosh I hope not Vanda. I like to think of England as being a bit more civilized. Y'all must be watching too much Yankee television ;^)

5:23 PM PDT  
Blogger Sandra said...

Marilyn Monroe's Shoes was a fascinating an important article. Thanks for linking it.

4:01 PM PDT  
Blogger NursePam said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the article Sandra. Matrifocus is a relatively new online journal and I find it to be well done.

8:11 PM PDT  

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