If what Streep is doing looks like scandalous self-spectacle-making to you, you have an absurdly low threshold for that. I'd be with you on not slagging the seat-filler — she could just be nervous — but trying to make Streep the bad guy for being vocally and visibly supportive of something that matters to her is… » 2/23/15 10:24am Monday 10:24am

I would bet money that this is a scammer. That "fortruelove" business is a dead giveaway, as is the weird punctuation and, believe it or not, the dead wife. Since I didn't really get into Internet dating until I was in my 40s, I saw a lot of it, because they tend to target middle-aged women on the supposition that… » 2/20/15 3:57pm 2/20/15 3:57pm

Here's another idea: Even in places that are considered the most egalitarian places to have ever existed on earth, this equality is still a relative thing, and it's still a new thing. Norway may rank in the top five countries on the UN Gender Equality Index, but that doesn't mean there's no sexism. Because there…

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But the law is actually what is protecting gay people here. What the Texas legislature is trying to do is patently illegal. It's unconstitutional, and if the idiots succeed in passing it, it will only be stricken down. These chuckleheads are showing their utter disrespect for the law. The law isn't just what some… » 2/19/15 11:38pm 2/19/15 11:38pm

An armchair psychologist is the only kind who'd attempt to diagnose with this level of information, not to mention never having interviewed the subject. Well, or the kind of assholes who show up on TV a lot because they love being in front of cameras and don't give much of a shit about their profession. » 2/18/15 6:01pm 2/18/15 6:01pm