Monday, August 27, 2007

On Dr. Gryboski

Pat Desmarais wants you to think that Ann Gryboski is an uppity bitch.

Forced to listen to about fifteen minutes of one of WBZ's third-string dittoheads last Thursday night, I was forced to that conclusion after listening to Desmarais whip up the rubes in what appeared to me to be blatant character assassination by what the "9/11 Truth" skeptics call JAQing off, that is, "Just Asking Questions" in a leading manner designed to prejudice the listener. The mouthbreathers calling in (the sort Paul Sullivan would have had little patience with) were eating it up.

Well, folks, it's like this. The grand jury felt that the self-defense plea was corroborated and refused to indict. The psychology of abusive relationships is complex and sometimes nonsensical, but that makes it all the more important to understand the situation before judging or shut the fuck up. I don't care that some have said that Dr. Gryboski is not the nicest person in a social setting. What I know is that a grand jury looked at the evidence and let her off. Give her her medical license back and let her have her life back -- anything less is vigilantism, and there's a reason that's frowned upon.

The misogynists in this world are getting a little too loud for comfort lately. Let's show them up for the bigots they are and send them back to the 19th century. (And while we're at it, can WBZ replace Desmarais and Bradley Jay with someone who isn't on the VRWC talking points mailing list? They're a blight on one of the greatest radio stations in the country.)

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Blowing the dust off

I gotta write more... someone will find this blog eventually and want to read it...

Anyway, things are the same as they've always been. I've been doing some work over at RationalWiki, and encourage others of like mind to contribute as well.