“And if I have to listen to one more grey-faced man with a $2 haircut explain to me what rape is, I’m going to lose my mind.” — Tina Fey speaking at the Center for Reproductive Rights Inaugural Gala.
Categories: American (New)
Noise Level: quiet, occasional laughter
Good for Kids: No
I came to hear the specifics of Romney’s tax plan, but when he brought it out I was pretty disappointed….
“Bayonets no longer on the menu…”
So I found this Voter Protection Map over at the Advancement Project. If you check out the website you can click on the different states and see what the voting laws are. It’s a really great resource.
And those things are:
Wisdom dictates that one should not fall for the illusion of “choice.” Especially when two political rivals competing against each other are the same in more than just one way. In this case, Obama and Romney are identical in fifteen major policies.
IRONY. The California Dept. of Corrections just posted this picture of a female prisoner making an American flag in a factory where she gets paid 8 cents an hour. Nothing says, “Freedom,” like the exploitation of prison slave-labor.
===Happy Independence Day from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation! (Photo: A female inmate works on an American flag while working in the Prison Industries Authority Fabrics program at the Central California Women’s Facility on Thursday, April 5, 2012 in Chowchilla, Calif. Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle / SF)
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food for thought?
This is completely different from the European hip hop scene, which I find to be entirely politicized. This is what my graduate class on francophone music has taught me most of all. They are so impressive at using music as a vehicle for societal change. It’s inspiring, and yet disconcerting the content of some of the top 40’s American radio hits, and yet we sensor any progressive political content. Ponderings of the morning.
A tribute to mom fashion.
So much the best.
So how did Mitt Romney lose the election? Oh, mom jeans? He wore mom jeans?
Argentina JUST PASSED a groundbreaking gender identity bill!!!
From now on, people will be able to change the name and gender on their ID without needing psychiatric permission or any body modifications. Furthermore, anyone who does want hormones or surgery will be able to access them for free through the public and private health system.
It was passed unanimously today by the Senate.