Believe me, I don't mean to add to the Hype,... →
Someone’s predicting the new iPhone will double Apple’s fourth quarter earnings from last year this year. What the silly little child in me extrapolates from that is: An Apple a Day Keeps the Depression Away
Just ten years ago, most queer teens hid behind a self-imposed...– Steve Silberman in “We’re Teen, We’re Queer and We’ve Got E-Mail” as printed in “Reading Digital Culture” (David Trend, ed.)
This will be an interesting journey to follow
westwingquotes: Hello loyal followers! Inspired by recent discussion and blogs of a similar nature, I have decided to embark upon a food stamp “challenge.” Starting October 2nd, and going through the end of the year (twelve weeks), I will be eating on a food stamp budget and blogging about it. If you want to follow or find out more, my blog is located at Food Stamp Frugal. Now back to your...
Arguments over SlutWalk →
velocicrafter: peopleofcolor: From the moment the first call for a SlutWalk in the US went out, the AF3IRM membership – transnational women who are im/migrants or whose families are im/migrants from Latin America, Asia, and Africa – has been analyzing and discussing this… sleeping-in-is-giving-in: They don’t get it at all. This is a women in general thing, not an opportunity to get on...
Nothing more to say..
sapphrikah: jphollingsworth replied to your photo: No, that’s not sexist at all. Ragiest of all… It’s a men’s bathroom though. …… Point being?…
Please, someone, make this movie. Make my day. →
Why are left-wing activist groups so keen on registering the poor to vote?...– Matthew Vadum thinks registering the poor to vote is un-American. (via pantslessprogressive)
PUSSIES & ANKHS: A Response about Racism →
Thank you for the well thought out response. I really do appreciate it, and a a student on a campus where these issues come to the fore quite often, it’s nice to have someone respond and actually try to communicate and facilitate some kind of understanding, rather than simply throwing accusations. They’re difficult issues to grapple with, and I don’t have a whole picture of...
The best thing to ever happen to John Boehner... A... →
Following Tania: A Response about Racism →
I know I’m a white person, thanks. You’ve made that very clear. The original post was about white people and so I responded to it and to the issues raised. I’d appreciate the same, rather than a glib answer. velocicrafter: taniabunke: I have some feelings about the below quote tumbled by tabithaconstance. To some extent, yes, these are difficult topics to discuss and we...
A Response about Racism
I have some feelings about the below quote tumbled by tabithaconstance. To some extent, yes, these are difficult topics to discuss and we just need to work through the discomfort. However, the feeling I get, valid or not, from the people behind these kinds of statements, is that they are intentionally trying to make me feel uncomfortable about and ashamed of being white. The discomfort for me...
I only have one thing to add. Multiple news stories today are claiming that the...– Greg Sargent in today’s Plum Line.
In Case You Hadn't Realized Michele Bachmann is... →
But if you’re saying we should not educate children who were brought to our...– Rick Perry Thank god for a little bit of sanity
Take This Sabbath Day (1.14)
Bartlet: I’m the leader of a democracy, Tom. Seventy-one percent of the people support capital punishment. People have spoken. The courts have spoken.
Father Cavanaugh: Did you call the Pope?
Father Cavanaugh: And how do you do that?
Bartlet: Oh, for crying out loud, Tom! I open my mouth and say, “Somebody get me the Pope.”
Father Cavanaugh: No, I’m sorry, Mr. President, but I was thinking - you’re just this kid from my parish and now you’re calling the Pope.
Bartlet: Anyway, I looked for a way out, I really did.
Father Cavanaugh: Vengeance is mine, sayeth the Lord. You know what that means? God is the only one who gets to kill people.
Justice Scalia seems to be the justice that liberals love to hate. If this were...– Sen. Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, comparing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to fictional wizard boy Harry Potter. (via officialssay)
Cowboy Up, Obama!
Reposted from Colorado Pols: Time To Fight, President Obama by: Colorado Pols Sun Sep 18, 2011 at 08:47:08 AM MDT CBS News reports on their new poll released Friday: As concerns about the struggling U.S. economy grow, a new CBS News/New York poll finds that President Obama’s overall approval rating has dropped to 43 percent, the lowest so far of his presidency in CBS News polling. In...