Calling what he’s seeing “passion” has two effects: it dismisses the arguments being made as non-logical, non-intellectual, and it downgrades the seething anger many of us are carrying around from dealing with douchey d00ds all our lives to just a quaint little “passion”, something sweetly feminine.
Lux Alptraum at Jezebel: The HPV Vaccine’s Misguided Scare Tactics
It’s misleading, it relies on scare tactics, and it paints a pretty unrealistic picture of what happens to women who don’t get vaccinated with Gardasil.
Curtis Cartier at SantaCruz.com: In Santa Cruz, Anarchists of All Stripes
“Anarchy is rooted in striving to be free. This takes cooperation, and it’s hard to cooperate with people using force.”
Stephen Carter-Novotni at CityBeat: Medical Marijuana Bill Takes Root in Ohio
Depending on how you read the tea leaves, support for some sort of marijuana legalization might be at an all-time high among Americans.
Pamela White at the Boulder Weekly: Much ado about Melons
Bob and Catharine Pierce are in the midst of a media maelstrom because Catharine likes to garden and take out the trash while topless.
Curt Gayette at MetroTimes: Up in the air
The state, she said, can make a transformation from the “rust belt” to the “green belt” by aggressively pursuing policies that promote clean energy alternatives to the burning of fossil fuels.