Yesterday, I wrote a post about violence against women and then had to leave a few minutes later to pick up a friend. I referenced a book by Raine Eslier from the 1970’s called the Chalice and the Blade, and I just want to make one thing clear. Just because I sometimes mention a book on here and say I like it doesn’t mean I agree with absolutely everything that book says. Obviously I’ve read some more recent books that contradict some of the things that were known when that book was written. The same can be said for blogs or authors I might link to or have on my blog roll.
For example, I read Sarah Palin’s autobiography, Going Rogue and I thought it was a good book, but obviously I didn’t agree with everything in it, seeing as how I’m a liberal (hence the name Liberal Rapture.)
Furthermore, I’m not a red tent feminist. I don’t believe that women are superior to men and that things would be better if only women ran things. I mentioned the Minoan empire because their civilization was egalitarian. In other words, classless.
I know its hard to take me seriously sometimes, but I’m not going to withhold my opinion about something just because it might offend somebody or they don’t agree. If you’d like to dispute something I say, that’s fine, I like a good debate and echo chambers are so boring. But I just want to be clear: name calling is grounds for me banning you.
So here’s today’s dish:
Sarah Palin is back in the news.
She mocked Obama’s supporters: “How’s that hopey-changey stuff workin’ out for you?” she asked. And she savaged the whole Democratic program: “The only place the left hasn’t placed the blame is on their agenda,” she said. “So, some advice for our friends on that side of the aisle: that’s where you gotta look because that’s what got you into this mess.”
But the belle of the ball who commanded a $100,000 speaking fee at the pricey, for-profit Nashville affair, didn’t lay off Republicans either.
At several points, Palin leveled clear warnings against the very same GOP old guard that plucked her from obscurity, pledging to back rebel candidates in Republican primaries.
Fauxgressives appear to be upset because Sarah Palin had crib notes on her hand. Whoa! Crib notes! Scandalous! They didn’t seem to be all that upset when, President Obama, our beloved leader, used a teleprompter to talk to a group of sixth graders.
Also, um, that Super Bowl thingy is supposed to be tonight. If you’re like me, and you don’t give a shit about football but you have a super bowl party to go to, here are some useful tips about, um, football type stuff.
1. This Year’s Match Up
First and most importantly, you have to know which teams are playing, and a few tidbits about them never hurts either. This year’s game is between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints. Both were the last undefeated teams in their conference during the regular season, with the Colts only losing two of their 16 games and the Saints losing three. Just drop that little gem into conversation and the guy you’ve been crushing on will sit up and take notice! […]
For today’s Billary news, the Big Dawg Tells us how we can help out in Haiti.
More than three weeks after the earthquake, the relief efforts in Haiti are being rapidly increased to meet the staggering needs, but the long road to recovery has just begun. […]
Have a good Super Bowl Sunday, and get drunk! You deserve it!