A woman in one of Palin’s crowds praised her for being “a mom like me … who...– The Wild Wordsmith of Wasilla - Dick Cavett Blog - NYTimes.com (via robot-heart-politics) (via theengineer)
Dear religious right,
theengineer: robot-heart: We live in America. In America, we have a Constitution. The Constitution sets forward a system of governance, a set of basic rights, and a set of basic laws by which we have ruled ourselves for the last 233 years. In case you are confused, the Constitution is not the Bible, or vice versa. The two are not interchangeable, and even if the Bible says something is wrong or...
It's been a long day.
I got up early today to meet Alisha (Matt’s HR person and prospective parent of my rescue pup) by 7:30am. I was picking up the mama dog (as we have been calling her because of her obviously recently weaned tummy) from her to take her to the vet for the first checkup/vaccinations/spay since I found her last Monday. Alisha and her boyfriend Ray had kept her all weekend, testing the waters...
We run a newspaper, not a memory book service.– Bill Jordan, publisher of The Terrell Tribune, a daily serving Terrell, TX, explaining the paper’s decision to forego writing a story about Obama’s victory for its post-election edition. (via thedailywhat) I used to work in this country bumpkin town in east TX. How ignorant and awful. I...
Bear witness to the fruits of their labor today
winstonwolfe: Martin Luther King Jr., Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln, Mary McLeod Bethune, Linda Brown, Frederick Douglass, Medgar Evers, John F. Kennedy, Marcus Garvey, Dred Scott, Harriet Tubman, Madelyn Dunham…. If you don’t know a name on this list look them up. Today might not be possible without all of their efforts, as well as countless others.