Designer Punanny—the new rage?

Man, I couldn’t make this stuff up, if I was given the lates Players Magazine and a roomfull of dead presidents and Prime Ministers.

The latest trend to hit the market catering to the vane is designer vaginal surgery, a “cutting edge in terms of cosmetic surgery trends, no pun intended,” says Dr. Roy Jackson, a Vancouver obstetrician and gynaecologist who specializes in vaginal and vulvar cosmetic augmentation procedures.

According to The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, these surgeries have become the hottest trend in the field, thanks largely to Dr. David Matlock of the LA-based Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute, who specializes in “making things pretty.”According to Matlock, the most popular surgeries are “liposculpting a mons pubis which is too fat,” laser-cutting “sagging or long labia majora,” injecting fat into the labia, tightening the vaginal passage to enhance a woman’s “sexual gratification” and even re-constructing hymens. It might sound like some kind of horror plot, but according to Matlock, “this is a no-brainer for women” who “want an overhaul”

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The Obama riddle

“I stand before you today as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the President of the United States. I am not a candidate for black America, although I am black and proud….”

This sound like the speech Barack Obama gave on the eve of him throwing his hat in the three-ring circus of the election for CEO of America Inc. You could not be more wrong. This was a speech delivered 36 years ago, by one Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, pioneer, warrior and the first African woman to attempt purify that den of inequity called the U.S congress, and the first African woman to run for CEO of the Corporation.

Like Obama, it was initially seen as a hopeful step by “one-of-us, by some-of-us, the disposes, the unrepresented, the marginalized in the African Community. In fact, Chisholm’s decision was so odd that she wasn’t taken seriously, until she started shaking up the old boys club. In her biography-The good fight- she wrote, “In this country everybody is supposed to be able to run for president, but that’s never been really true. I ran because most people think the country is not ready for Black president, not ready for a woman candidate” 


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