Remains of the Day, 5/21/08

1. Morra Aarons at BlogHer considers Feminism: Good For Losers. 2. Lengthy and interesting comment thread at The Moderate Voice (which has multiple other good threads; disclaimer: I ‘m a co-blogger there). 3. Parent training program out of a Missouri juvenile court is recognized with an award. Having worked in juvie court, and with GALs…

Ode to feeling unfettered and alive

When was that? For Cherie. I deal in dreamers And telephone screamers Lately I wonder what I do it for If l had my way I’d just walk through these doors And wander Down the Champs d’Elysee Going cafe to cabaret Thinking how I’ll feel when I find That very good friend of mine.

UWIRE’s 100 best journalism students

Congratulations to UWIRE’s 100 best journalism students in college. You can click on the image of each student to learn more about them (the first thing I wondered when I saw the list: How have they been reporting on the presidential elections, racism and sexism?) From Ohio: one from Ohio University and one from Kent…

Breaking: Israel-Syria announce talks

From the JTA: Israel and Syria are resuming peace talks. In surprise statements issued simultaneously from Jerusalem and Damascus on Wednesday, the old foes said their representatives have been meeting in Ankara this week to set up peace negotiations under Turkish auspices. “The sides have declared their intention to conduct the talks without prejudice and…

How to approach the +50yo female Clinton Supporters Count Too voters

I just left the following as a comment at Plunderbund. You can read the post and comment thread here. Polls are showing that the +50 year old female demographic is showing far less mobility in their allegiance than pretty much all demographics when it comes to the Democratic primary race between Barack Obama and Hillary…