Mary Lazich, the sweet lady, the model of congeniality who holds profound respect for everything from woodland critters, to the mighty titans of society, was victimized by the Evil Lena Taylor, who refused to stop bullying a committee attorney. Senator Taylor’s grave crime involved trying to get an answer to a question even after Queen [...]
Sorry this is four days into the posting – Imara Jones at Colorlines published a fair rundown on why shutting down the government impacts people of color disproportionately. I think it’s an important read.
Why Race Matters in the Government Shutdown – COLORLINES
As the parts of the government affected by the shutdown disproportionately impact [...]
I’ve previously mentioned the New York Times article on the attempts to influence the public’s acceptance of the Affordable Care Act. One of the items they mention is state and local officials doing what they can to obstruct implementation of the law:
Republican state and local officials are trying to thwart the administration’s enrollment efforts [...]
Scott Walker: Bringing Jobs since 2010
Voter suppression has been an American tradition since the days of our founding fathers. It’s sad and appalling, but true. At first our Constitution only recognized the right of white male land owners. That was as of 1790. Also, did I mention you had to have a prerequisite as [...]
South Korea elects their first woman president.
Meanwhile, fifty one percent of the population of the United States of America is female. After the November 2012 elections, we were nearly breaking our arms patting ourselves on the back for electing TWENTY women to the US Senate for the first time in history (there should [...]
Jordan Davis, a 17 year-old black teenager was shot to death by Michael Dunn over a loud music dispute last Friday in — where else — Florida. Apparently Dunn parked next to a car with four black teenagers listening to music and asked them to turn it down. Words were exchanged and Dunn reached into [...]
why were we worrying about gays in the military?