What. Is. Her. Name.
Venus Green! http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-04-10/news/bs-ed-venus-green-20120410_1_black-women-african-american-women-fights
Happy birthday to Neil deGrasse Tyson!
Joan Rivers is to comedy what Margaret Thatcher was to politics. Yes, they may have been “pioneers” for women in their respective crafts, but when you take into account the countless people they threw under the bus and worse along the way, it’s impossible to respect them for it.
Games with English: insert the word “only” anywhere into the above sentence and consider how the placement changes meaning.
On a real asshole -
Assholes have to come from somewhere. And its well known that American women, especially, have a preference for Alphas and Betas who, in our dog-eat-dog, laissez-faire socio-economic climate, are naturally and neccesarily Assholes. They in turn have kids that turn out to be, you guessed it,…
Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.
I’m familiar with your country; I love your country … anything I can do to make the relationship with India better, I’m willing and enthusiastic about doing so. —
Freshman representative Curt Clawson, who mistook Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, two Americans who hold positions in the State Department and Commerce Department respectively, as representatives from India. (via officialssay)
KGW: A US district judge ruled Oregon’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional on Monday.
Officials in Oregon’s largest county, Multnomah, say they plan to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately.
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Yeah, no, this whole chain letter thing making the rounds today is a lie. The date is wrong, the numbers are mostly wrong, the bill is wrong, and the Democrats-only thing is wrong.
ETA: I mean, I would be thrilled if the numbers were real. That all looks pretty good to me. But this is the latest “forwards from the uncle you avoid at Thanksgiving” tomfoolery, and you know I like pointing out when Republicans are wrong about things.
Ha! I was reading this thinking, “Good. Good. Very good. How did I not know all these great tax increases were happening?!”