Do Fat People Dream?

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Near the end of a Marie Claire blog entry––Should “Fatties” Get a Room? (Even on TV?)––for which she has reaped bushels of criticism, Maura Kelly seems suddenly to recollect that her editor asked her to write about “overweight people making out on television”, and that she is ostensibly writing about a … Continue reading

Lament not, Eve, but Patiently Resign

Lament not, Eve, but patiently resign[1] By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––An unmarried woman who’s sleeping with her boyfriend––she shouldn’t be in the classroom, said Jim DeMint as reported by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. What of the men? DeMint is silent on the sexual conduct of his own gender. Terry O’Neill is succinct about the meaning of … Continue reading

Dialer for Dollars Dials Back Time

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Politerati Coincidence? Virginia Thomas call to Anita Hill came on day of A1 NYT story about her activism Anita Hill’s former attorney, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, said that Virginia Thomas’ decision to call to Hill on Oct. 9 and ask for an apology was inexplicable. RT mitchellreports Andrea Mitchell NPR’s … Continue reading

Brutally Attacked, Suicidal, Fired, Humiliated, and Killed:This Is The Gay Trump Card?

See Update Below Not long ago this morning @Karoli tweeted this: “I have supported gay rights steadfastly but I’m getting sick of the presumption that they trump everything else.” @Karoli is certainly correct that gay, lesbian, and gender identity make up a lot of the news lately, what with five high profile suicides by tormented … Continue reading

Words Worn Well

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Even though John Ridley has admonished those of us on Twitter to “keep your tweets to yourself,” I still want him to share his tweets. I feel it my duty, since I have exceeded 140 characters (I think I deserve extra credit for the use of admonished) and you may already … Continue reading

DeMint de Man in Man’s World

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Man us men are lucky to have a man’s man like Jim DeMint in the Senate. He’s a man of action who wants to “take our country back,” as Lynne P. Shackleford quotes him in the goupstate.com Spartanburg church rally piece. Good for him, none of this negotiating, touchy-feely, listening to … Continue reading