Monthly Archives: September 2009

DC Blogs Noted

Over the years, the Cosmopolitan Conservative has “repeatedly asked feminists to explain what feminism is.”  Concluding that she has never received an answer beyond “You just don’t get it” she set about discovering one for herself.  Her first stop was Jessica Valenti’s book, Full Frontal Feminism… she has some problems with it. Alyssa Rosenberg, author […]

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Theft 1 is a felony. In a flash, a bicycle is stolen. Life Cycle District Limerick, the week in review: This-one-wrote-itself edition. Why I Hate DC files an FOIA to dig up documents to try to learn about what happened to Alice Swanson Ghost Bike. The documents cost $65, a punitive document fee. The intent, […]

An Open Memo to Jim Graham

The amount of corruption in the District is intolerable. Just this year alone, we have had a major scandal in the District’s CTO office that probably delivered six figures worth of losses to taxpayers. Every year brings new scandal and the history of it is well known. The District’s leaders need to deliver an act […]

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DC Blogs Noted

Congress Heights and Ward 8 are being targeted for group homes, writes Congress Heights on the Rise. The writer, in strongly written post, wants the same things NW has: shops, restaurants, quality housing option, coffee houses, and not another group home. I can’t help but feel (and what I know) that this type of thing […]

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Claustrophia, bullies, cramped quarters? No problem. Not for a pro. Disaffected Scanner Jockey warns Never Mess with a Little Sister You’re Welcome ponders how to tell a baby (and the rest of the family) yep, you’re single. Still. Uncle. I remember crying it, too. The 42 takes you on a (photo essay) tour of last […]

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Richmond to Washington by Amtrak:  back of the bus?  Red Stapler wonders.  One single aunt reflects on her itty-bitty nephew trying to pray at night for an uncle-to-be-named-later, at You’re Welcome. If you think eliminating nightshade-type vegetables (what are they?) from your diet will cure osteoarthritis, MeanLouise politely plans to harvest your organs.  That doesn’t mean […]

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There have been grumblings from Top Chef Fans all season long about some less than civil behavior (or editing depending on your perspective) from one of the Cheftestants with local ties. Best Bites asks What’s Your Take on TC’s Mike Isabella? And they want comments, so let your voice be heard. The Rude Cactus is having […]

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Saturday-Night Vigilante Justice: Victims Catch U Street Mugger. Borderstan has a report from a witness to a mugging. Three men chased the mugger down and caught him in front of a U Street bar, and then delivered their own sense of justice to the applause of a crowd. Romance Is Not Dead is the title […]

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Bright Sparkly Jewels writes about daily life and DC government. In this post, Dog Park Heaven, she describes the range of people involved in the debate about the dog park at 17th and S. Everyone had graduate degrees in public speaking or lawyering or sermon delivery, everyone had taken part in college Debate Club or […]