You already know that we’re about to have our first woman Speaker of the House, and you already know that Massachusetts has its first-ever, and the county’s second-ever, African-American governor. Did you also know that one of this week’s winners, Rep.-elect Jerry McNerny (D-California), must surely be the first member of Congress to be an […]Read More..
War Crimes Filed Against Donald Rumsfeld Michael Ratner, the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, is currently flying to Germany to file a new case charging outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with war crimes for the authorization of torture at Guantanamo Bay. The Center for Constitutional Rights previously filed a criminal complaint in Germany […]Read More..
Have you got any? The Environmental Working Group would like a sample–with your parents’ permission, of course–to study for the presence of toxic ingredients that might have gotten into you from your cosmetics. It’s part of their Skin Deep project. If you’re interested in participating, here’s a pdf of their flyer. (And if the topic […]Read More..
You don’t get reviews like that every day. Tim, my friend, congratulations on making yet another reader very happy with Sippewissett.Read More..
I’ve been double-dipping in the blogosphere, so to avoid unnecessary retyping, please see: Annals of unexpected consequences: gay escort to halt global warming?Read More..