BY Jamie Doak in General on Apr 07, 2010 |
American commanders admitted this week that American Special Operations killed three Afghan women during a nighttime raid gone wrong back in February. What makes this story even more awful is that the American commanders have been covering up the murders and lying about it for two months now. Sequence of events:1) American-led assault on a home near Gardez resulting in the murder of two civilian men, a district prosecutor and a local police chief ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Music Stuff on Apr 05, 2010 |
Imma be up front here. Ke$ha's songs are dumb. They're vapid and silly and they don't make sense ("kick them to the curb unless they look like Mick Jagger?" Girl, have you SEEN Mick Jagger?!) Behold:
<--- That's him. You can change your mind now.
But despite her bad taste in men, I think the girl might be a witch. All I know is when "Tik Tok" starts playing, I start flailing and everyone has to back ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Music Stuff on Mar 31, 2010 |
*sigh* Gender socialization begins at such an early age. I'm lovin the little girl in the middle that's looking all like, "Oh Em Gee Dad, you are SO lame right now. ALL the cool dads are letting their sons put a ring on it these days. GOSH!"
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BY Jamie Doak in Feminizzle on Mar 31, 2010 |
Nicholas Kristof is normally my man but I'm not a huge fan of his latest column "The Boys Have Fallen Behind." In it he's talking about how boys are falling behind girls in public school and colleges are having to do affirmative action for boys to keep gender ratios from getting too skewed.
Boys are acting out, boys can't read, boys are bored, there's too much girl power, boys aren't going to college, OMGZ THE GIRLS ARE TAKING OVER!
While there's no denying ... Read More
BY Jamie Doak in Feminizzle on Mar 27, 2010 |
I'm a pretty much a textbook third-wave, sex-positive feminist. I wear make-up and mini-skirts (no high heels though, I can barely balance in my Converse.) Occasionally for parties, I'll dress up in sexy costumes (sexy Hester Prynne is my masterpiece.) I even straighten my hair sometimes. And I don't see anything wrong with that. Now, I recognize that by doing these things, I'm engaging in practices sold to me by a capitalist ... Read More