Monday, October 03, 2005
What We Need to Know Today
President Bush has nominated Harriet Meirs, the White House Counsel who has never been a judge, to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court. Great, now she has no record for anyone to scrutinize. We are so screwed.
Nadia Yassine, a leading Moroccan activist is facing trial and possibly five years in jail for insulting the monarchy by saying prefer a republican system to Morocco's hereditary monarchy.
Get ready for the Afhgan Oprah. Farzana Samimi is hosting a show called Banu which means woman in the Dari language. She has teamed up with Kabul-based psychiatrist, Mohammed Yasin Babrak, to talk about the "psychological and social problems" of women.
The time is right for a woman president- interview with Marie Wilson, President of The White House Project.
More on Karen Hughes' disastorous trip last week.
FOREIGN WOMEN REFUSE TO IGNORE WAR
Jodie Foster kicks ass again! Flightplan held off a number of films opening this past weekend to retain the top spot with 15 million in ticket sales.
LEARN MORE ABOUT JODIE
BERYL BAINBRIDGE on why she writes.
Cathleen Black, President of Hearst Magazines, is shopping a management memoir.
Melissa Etheridge is moving to TV. She's developing a sitcom with ABC about "what my life might have been like had I not left to find my fame and fortune, and stayed in Kansas and became a teacher and been gay and dealt with life there.
Did You know?
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary newest edition has added the word chick-flick.