Category Archives: Excerpts/Quotes

“Who wants to be in a party that’s anti f*ck-ins?”

The Raw Story. ‘I’m pro f*ck-in’: Cenk Uygur mocks GOP’s shrill response to Hobby Lobby joke. 7/2/2014.

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1341

1341? LA’s incarceration rate in States of Incarceration: The Global Context from the Prison Policy Initiative:

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“The truth is that George Will is lying.”

If you didn’t know that George Will is an idiot, his opinion on June 6 sealed it. Lynn Beisner breaks down his opinions this way: Like most publications of some repute, the Washington Post does not typically print opinion that is … Continue reading

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“Women of color should not have to prove the legitimacy of their illnesses in order to get treatment.”

It all came to a head when, after entering the emergency room and asking to be admitted, I was held in an ER room for six hours, while doctor after doctor came in and attempted to convince me that I … Continue reading

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“This is America, where everyone can be a Pussy Riot.”

Joel McHale at White House Correspondents Dinner, CSPAN. HT: The Raw Story, Watch: Joel McHale brutalizes CNN, Fox News, and especially Chris Christie at WHCD, 5/4/14.

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“Far worse, however, were the sins of omission”

The impact of conservatism’s anti-government backlash was significant. Unemployment benefits became less generous; same with food stamps, welfare payments and the minimum wage. Job protections were weakened as once strong support for unions and organised labour was replaced by increasing … Continue reading

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“you make me perfect”

You can have my absence of faith You can have my everything Help me Tear down my reason Help me It’s your sex I can smell Help me You make me perfect Help me become somebody else I want to … Continue reading

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Proud of That Jumbo Hot Dog in Your Pants?

Might want to reconsider: For the study — published this month in PLOSOne — researchers interviewed 545 married couples in Kenya in order to better understand their relationship habits and, more specifically, to identify factors which contributed to women having … Continue reading

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NSFA

NSFW+ Man, I’m out in Texas, man, I’m out in A-town Then I’m up in Chi-town or Miami shuttin’ it down It’s that New Orleans, it’s LA or The Bay It’s New York, Philly, and the whole DMV I’m a … Continue reading

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From “zero-tolerance” to “restorative justice”

Dana Goldstein. A Fascinating Way to Put a Stop to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Black Children. AlterNet, 4/7/14. Destiny was in eighth grade when, in the middle of an altercation with another student, she grabbed a teacher’s jacket and threw … Continue reading

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