Professor receives slew of backlash after f-word e-mail BY NINA EARNEST | APRIL 22, 2011 A University of Iowa professor who sent a vulgar e-mail to members of the UI College Republicans has seen an outpouring of negative e-mails from students, graduates, and community members. UI anthropology/women’s studies Professor Ellen Lewin has received more than [...]
When I became a parent in 2000, there were two things I didn’t like about being a mom at the dawn of the 21st century. One, neighborhoods were desolate because so many children attend day care; and, two, the rise in what we now call “helicopter parenting.” Enter Laura Bennett, mother of six and author [...]
Dirrrty girl Christina Aguilera has given up half-naked floor humping and even the fictional Carrie Bradshaw recently traded in her Sex and the City escapades for marital bliss. Apparently, there’s something terribly wrong with these developments. There’s a “new backlash against casual sex,” says Jessica Grose in her latest piece for Slate, a “new wave [...]
WASHINGTON – Sen. John McCain says the movement he led to reform how political campaigns are financed is dead. McCain says the Supreme Court has spoken on the constitutionality of political contributions by corporations. The Arizona Republican had sought to regulate them with a landmark campaign finance law he wrote with Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis. [...]
With characteristic hubris, people in this state like to think they’ve been at the leading edge of American politics since the “shot heard ’round the world” in 1775. And in the past few years, we’ve given the nation a preview of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign with Deval Patrick’s successful 2006 bid for governor; provided a [...]
At FrontPage this past week we ran an important report about how the Huffington Post has allowed a wave of anti-Semitic comments onto their site.
And then I discover this this afternoon on John Work’s recent post about the tidal wave of illegal immigrants:
Alfred Bodine · 11 hours ago
You are a joke! Fear mongers like [...]
My good friend Brian recently put together a very good video exposing Al Gore’s utter hypocrisy. It pretty clearly shows that Gore’s a fake and a political opportunist of the worst kind.
The video particularly focuses on his position on outsourcing, and starts out by looking at his position in the 1993 NAFTA debate and the [...]
Here are some thoughts on where things stand in the aftermath of the certain passage of the Senate health-care bill. 1. Few Democrats understand the depth and intensity of opposition that exists toward them and their agenda, especially regarding health care. Passage of this bill will only heighten the depth and intensity of the opposition. [...]