Abortion is Not the Issue

Looking over this discussion on The Hand Mirror – a discussion spawned by the Catholic Church’s genius handling of the issues surrounding the rape and impregnation of a nine-year-old Brazilian girl – I am once again struck by what a huge red herring this entire ZOMG ABORTION thing is. Here’s a fact: abortion has alwaysContinue reading “Abortion is Not the Issue”

On Rape, Catholicism, and Priorities – AGAIN

Boy, why does this story look so familiar? So those who helped secure an abortion for a NINE-YEAR-OLD are bad, evil people. Meanwhile, I haven’t exactly heard that the RAPIST of said nine-year-old has been excommunicated. I mean, why should he? He was just helping the little girl fullfill her duty as a human vessel!Continue reading “On Rape, Catholicism, and Priorities – AGAIN”

A parting shot in the BDSM wars: “You deserve to get fired and have your kids taken away”

For all our differences, Nine Deuce, I expected better from you. Allowing your commenters to rip into BDSMers, whilst using bigoted language no less, as you sit back and insist you’re encouraging debate on the issue? Didn’t expect anything different. Couldn’t bother with it. Your latest comment and attempts at justifying it, on the otherContinue reading “A parting shot in the BDSM wars: “You deserve to get fired and have your kids taken away””

“I hope you get raped” – On living in the Middle East and being a “traitor to women.”

“Yeek-yeek, woop woop, Why you all in my ear? Talking a whole bunch of shit that I ain’t tryin to hear.” – Ludacris. Logging in this afternoon, I found a particularly heartbreaking comment – more akin to a rant, actually – in the moderation queue to this post, which deals with some of my moreContinue reading ““I hope you get raped” – On living in the Middle East and being a “traitor to women.””