by Carmen Van Kerckhove
From Ananser: “30-yr old Vietnamese women pretends to be her own 17-yr old “brother” and is now charged with sex crimes betraying the trust of the family that took her in. Guess which angle the media enjoys more: sex crime, immigrant language barrier, etc
Thx Ananser! “Following the lead of lawmakers in neighboring Virginia, the Senate unanimously backed a resolution acknowledging its “profound contrition for the official acts that sanctioned and perpetuated the denial of basic human rights and dignity to
Thx Ananser! “Gingrich said. “I have never believed that Spanish is a language of people of low incomes, nor a language without beauty.”"
Thx Tereza! “A lot of white players on the team didn’t get there because they were good…it was because daddy wined and dined the head coach at a fancy steak joint, and he magically got the starter’s position on the team.”
Thx Tereza! “Why would the Congressional Black Caucus co-sponsor presidential debates with Fox News? How much does it really cost to rent the CBC Institute? What else is for sale?”
Thx Tereza! “Angel Island Station is looking for certificates of identity given to Asian immigrants questioned at the Bay Area detention center in the early 20th century.”
Thx Ananser! “Barack Obama seems the only logical choice for hip-hop generationers in 2008. Though he doesn’t rhyme or namedrop rappers…has much in common with the hip-hop generation: At 45, he’s (relatively) young. He’s fresh. He’s charismatic.”
Thx Wendi! “Criticizing someone who is gay doesn’t make the critic into a homophobe, as McMillan correctly states. Calling someone a “faggot,” however, is homophobic, and that’s what she’s admitted to doing.”
Thx Ananser! “If you can’t get a question out, simply utter the words “Bill O’Reilly.” Sit back and watch the unqualified, self-generating buzz ensue.”
Wow. Thx Eric, adcampbell and Wayne. “When the new chocolate-coloured sofa set was delivered to her Brampton home, Doris Moore was stunned to see packing labels describing the shade as “Nigger-brown.”
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