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"Tom," said the puppy, licking its nose, "I don't like the phrase 'common sense.'" And Tom said, "I don't like it either, puppy." And the puppy said, "It seems to me that a lot of what's considered 'common sense' is really only common...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Hunger.]24%: The percentage of people in both the United States and Greece who answered "yes" to the question: "Have there been times during the last year when you did not have enough money to buy food your family needed?" Digby, wryly: "The good news is that the stock market is roaring and the top 1% have been doing really well. Show More Summary
I have written, somewhere between ten and one hundred biebillion times, variations on the following:Implicit in feminism/womanism is not only the belief, but the expectation, that men are not brutish nor infantile—nor stupid, useless,...Show More Summary
It's A Long Weekend:Rocky Horror Picture Show star Tim Curry is recovering at home following a major stroke. Get well soon, Frank-N-Furter!This is basically the background story to Robocop.The I-5 bridge over the Skagit River in Washington has collapsed after a truck hit the bridge. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Rape culture.]So, the President gave the commencement address at the US Naval Academy today, and I was pretty excited when I heard that he'd addressed sexual assault in the military during the address. And then I read the transcript. Show More Summary
This dog. Question for other people who live with dogs: Do any of you who have yards have dogs that prefer to spend time in the yard after dark rather than during the day? During the day, Dudley will be yapping at the back door to come...Show More Summary
This blogaround brought to you by my sadness there was no new episode of Elementary last night.Recommended Reading:Tami: All Hail the Queen? [Content Note: The post at this link includes discussion of racism, misogyny, and all kindsShow More Summary
Blur: "Girls And Boys"
[Content Note: Racism; violence; stalking; misogyny]Richard Dawkins -- whom many of you know from his Dear Muslima letter wherein he blatantly appropriated the violent oppression of Muslim women in an attempt to silence an American feminist...Show More Summary
[Content Note: In the first video, Lil' C uses a violent phrase which is understood by the show/dance community to be a compliment.]So, on the last season of So You Think You Can Dance, one of the dancers who auditioned was a young man named Hampton Williams, who did his own freestyle variation that he calls the Exorcist. Show More Summary
Heya Shakers! It's late spring/early summer here in the Northern Hemisphere (and late fall/early winter for Southern Hemisphere Shakers), so it seems like a good time to talk gardens again. It's been a cooler, more prolonged spring than usual. Show More Summary
In a vote yesterday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted their long-standing ban on gay/bi scouts. But they stopped short of lifting the ban on gay/bi adult Scout leaders.The decision, which came after years of resistance and wrenching internal debate, was widely seen as a milestone for the Boy Scouts, a symbol of traditional America. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Racism; violence; stalking.]The AP reports that the defense team for George Zimmerman, who stalked and killed teenager Trayvon Martin, has released photos and texts from Martin's cell phone that they are hoping to be able...Show More Summary
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What is your favorite solitary game? Could be a card game (one of the many forms of Solitaire), a puzzle game, a word game, a video game, whatever. Just the think you most like to play when you want or need to amuse yourself with a game.
"Tom," said the puppy, flicking its ears, "why is it that so many people try to fight oppression with the same kind oppression?" And Tom asked, "Do you mean people who think the answer to violence is more violence, or people who think...Show More Summary
Pope Francis says atheists aren't monsters. "Even the atheists" have the capacity for good. EVEN THE ATHEISTS. Well, I certainly feel relieved to have the Pope's validation that I can be a decent person.The Lord created us in His image...Show More Summary
[Content Note: Choking death.]WHUT. Below, the trailer for NBC's new zany comedy Save Me, starring Anne Heche as an irredeemable (OR IS SHE?!) party girl, who becomes a messenger of God after choking on a piece of food and then being resurrected. Show More Summary
Blur: "Country House"