This essay is absolutely outstanding. It completely destroys the normalization of the police state, the ‘Russian’s did it’ meme, and American Exceptionalism in general. Please read the whole thing.
Obama has done it again, winning an award for COURAGE!
Kathy Blazer-Williams wrote that a five-year-old trans girl named Stevie, with a host of medical issues, is not only being kept from her parents by a faith-based hospital, but is being forced to live as a male, the sex she was assigned at birth.
Yesterday, possibly the most impotent gay group in the country took a stand against the Trump administration.
Yes, the Log Cabin Republicans have written a letter to Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions. concerning the rights of transgender students.
Watching the meltdown of our President on twitter it is clear he gets his fake news from Breitbart and Bannon.
Watching the meltdown of the MSM and the DNC about Russia!
The funny thing about reality is it is damn boring.
There must be some kind of way outta here
Said the joker to the thief
There's too much confusion
I can't get no relief
Business men, they drink my wine
Plowman dig my earth
None were level on the mind
Nobody up at his word
It's an interesting historical moment, when the domestic political environment is obsessed with the present and recent past, that the politicians and public cannot see that we are on the verge of a systemic change.
All the memes, all the talking points, all the political plans and agendas, are about to be shitcanned and forgotten.
In France watching charges of nepotism, fake jobs for the family of prominent politicians, police truncheon rape and the probability of a fascist once again getting into the second round of the presidential election. So I went to a local PS meeting, a meeting so boringly dour and joyless that I left early even more depressed with the left than before.
Eighteen states and DC have banded together to file am amicus curiae brief in G. G. v Gloucester County School District at SCOTUS, which is scheduled to have oral arguments beginning March 28 (The brief is available at the link).
I didn't catch this at the time but thought it was important to alert concerned citizens.
On Monday Judge Mark R Hornak of the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled that three transgender students had a "reasonable likelihood" of success in their argument that the Pine-Richland School District's decision last fall to require them to use bathrooms consistence with the sex on their birth certificates was unconstitutional, and hence granted them a preliminary injunction against that policy.
Guess what I found in my spam filter today? An email from TOP with a link to their Act Blue page, under the title "Daily Kos is $591,451.20 away from our March goal. Can you chip in $1 to support the team that brings progressive news to your inbox every day?"
Here's the top twenty military industrial complex corporations. Boycott now! Do not buy any missile launchers or tanks from these corporations!
20. Booz Allen Hamilton
> Arms sales: $3.90 billion
> Total sales: $5.40 billion
> Profit: $294 million
> Employees: 22,600
I'm not doing so well coming up with fresh titles lately. Three days in a row with the same damn topic can do that.
Jaquarrius Holland was an 18-year-old transgender woman living in Monroe, Louisiana.
The One the Democratic Party Rejected.
Alright, time to man up, Snowflake…
What is the equivalent of Snowflake™ in terms of culture?
People who use the term snowflake are always whining about all kinds of crazy shit — starbucks hates Christmas, the WAR on Christmas, happy holidays hurts my fee-fees, protest peacefully, peaceful protest is terrorism, get your government hands off my medicare. omg, he didn't even capitalize GOD!!!
Trump wants to greatly increase the military budget. That is insane. McCain, Graham, et al, say that isn't enough, it should be more! That is more insane.
The individual Mandate will remain, after all that is what Republicans wanted for so long.
Pretty much every other regulation/protection within the Act will be "freed" leaving that up to your insurance provider.