feeling really sad… bfp, flip flopping joy (2011-02-23).
and shocked—like slapped in the face over the death sentence verdict in the brisenia flores trail. I can’t feel even momentary joy that I then talk myself through. i never expected this death sentence. i’m from michigan. where as fucked up as things are…we don’t have the death penalty. i...(Linked Thursday 2011-03-03.)
A Skater Reaches Out. cherylcline, der Blaustrumpf (2011-03-01).
I’ll have something more to say about boys’ clubs at some point, but for now, I appreciate the efforts of skater Eric Muss-Barnes to get more girls into skateboarding, an activity in which women are extremely underrepresented: I’m quite disappointed that so few girls ride and they get so little...(Linked Thursday 2011-03-03.)
Har Har, Politicians are Prostitutes! Or Not. cherylcline, der Blaustrumpf (2011-03-02).
Harry Reid’s disingenuous proposal to outlaw prostitution in Nevada would only endanger prostitutes, but as usual, most commentators were more concerned with making a punchline. From the libertarian peanut gallery, and elsewhere, you could hear men laughing uproariously at their own lousy joke: the real prostitutes are politicians! OMG, LOL. ...(Linked Thursday 2011-03-03.)