Category Archives: Excerpts/Quotes

AFT Survey: Quality of Work-Life in Education

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Education is both a profession and a calling. But just because the work is rewarding doesn’t mean it isn’t challenging too. We know very little about the impact of work on the health and well-being of … Continue reading

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Murder, Part Deux

But, this distrust can be pervasive, spreading to a general skepticism about the truthfulness of their own accounts of their own experiences. If women’s feelings aren’t really to be trusted, then naturally their recollections of certain things that have happened … Continue reading

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015: The Importance Of An Early Intervention: Signs of disordered eating aren’t always obvious, Health reported. Subtle insecurities, excessive exercise, and feeling shy or self-conscious about eating in public are all warning signs a loved … Continue reading

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“he doesn’t belong.”

Rudy Giuliani Reportedly Says Obama Doesn’t ‘Love America.’ TPM, 2/19/15. Bobby Jindal On Whether Obama Loves America: It’s ‘Immaterial.’ TPM, 2/19/15. Rand Paul Has No Comment On Whether Obama ‘Loves America.’ TPM, 2/20/15. Scott Walker: ‘I Don’t Really Know’ Whether Obama Loves … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain Is Not Criminal (Really!); A Better Way to End Addiction No One Wants to Use

My chronic pain isn’t a crime. Boston Globe, 2/3/15. HT: Jenni Prokopy at ChronicBabe FB feed My latest pain contract, presented as a requirement for obtaining care, included a demand that I appear, whenever ordered, before any practitioner in the … Continue reading

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“in Louisiana the poverty rate increased more than in most states over that time”

6. Louisiana Middle income growth 2009-2013: -4.9% Fifth quintile income growth 2009-2013: 1.0% Fifth quintile share of income: 51.9% Middle class household income: $44,442 (8th lowest) The widening income gap in Louisiana does not bode well for the state’s poorest … Continue reading

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“a federal prosecutor who doesn’t give a fuck”

Preet! The Most Dangerous Man In American Politics. BuzzFeed News, 1/22/15. His frontal assault on the open secrets of New York political power has been a genuine shock to the state’s politics and even to its press, who missed the … Continue reading

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Discuss

Understanding our ethics around sexuality tells us much about who we are as people (137). Becky Thompson. Survivors on the Yoga Mat: Stories for Those Healing from Trauma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2014. Print.  Like this:Like Loading…

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I Love Me Some Samantha Power

I read ‘A Problem from Hell’: America and the Age of Genocide. Every word. The notes. The bibliography. I’m amazed and pleased she’s lasted this long in the Administration.  And if you want to talk genocide or Rwanda, which I … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 20: “simple rape”

RS 14:43 §43.  Simple rape A.  Simple rape is a rape committed when the anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse is deemed to be without the lawful consent of a victim because it is committed under any one or more … Continue reading

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