Several years before the Gulf War, a female journalist did a story on
gender roles in Kuwait. She noted that there it was customary for
women to walk 10 feet behind their husbands.
After the war, she returned to Kuwait and was pleased to observe that
now the men walked 10 feet behind their wives.
She interviewed a Kuwaiti woman, and one of the questions she asked
was, "What enabled Kuwaiti women to achieve this role reversal?"
The Kuwaiti woman replied, "Land mines."
Miley Cyrus, the 15-year-old star of the "Hannah Montana" television show, is considered a role model for teens.
My question is, which will come first: being arrested for DUI, getting pregnant, or being photographed without wearing panties?
Lawyer: An individual whose principal role is to protect his clients from others of his profession.
Senators John Kerry and Christopher Dodd met with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Wednesday and “challenged Syria’s government to play a more constructive role in the region.”
You think maybe we could start with a less destructive role first? I mean, asking Syria to play a more constructive role in the region is like asking Michael Jackson to help reform a troubled daycare center.
Sen. Sam Brownback, who wants to champion social conservatives in the presidential race, said Tuesday he wants a Senate panel to re-question a judicial nominee who attended a same-sex union ceremony.
Brownback, a Kansas Republican, said he wants Michigan state judge Janet Neff to testify about her role in the 2002 Massachusetts ceremony, her legal views on same-sex unions and her ability to be impartial if called upon to rule on such cases.
Neff's nomination to a federal district court is among a dozen or so now stalled in the Senate, a logjam in part due to Brownback's questions about Neff's attendance at a lesbian commitment ceremony. The Senate Judiciary Committee has already approved her nomination.
"I don't want to come across as an intolerant, reactionary douchebag with the mental capacity of an amoeba, " Brownback said before a lunch with potential donors and supporters in Davenport, adding, "oops, sorry, what I meant to say was I DO want to come more...