got the news from brownbetty. see her post on my friends page. (not techno savvy. sorry) news articles about the recent attacks on Muslim children during Ramadan worship services. http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/9/28/203016/697/536/613742AND what McCain is MADE OF:www.huffingtonpost.com/erik-ose/pro-mccain-group-dumping_b_125969.htmland last but not least... (how could this NOT be a hate-crime???)www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/oh/story/news/local/2008/09/27/ddn092608evacweb.htmlscary nation we live in.... and not okay. I wish I could… Continue reading what religious and political extremism looks like
hey -- new news.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080925/ap_on_bi_go_ec_fi/jobless_claims;_ylt=AgVbKFmAQmF7s76.BZDc.Vbv5rEFnice to know I'm not alone. although it's probably not true that everyone of these 3.5 million people have depression and/or anxiety. or the kind of overwhelming family drama that happens every three months or so because you came from a dysfunctional household. ugh.uhh... my therapist reminds me that I am not a… Continue reading nice to know I’m not alone….
hi dee ho here. interesting article. I'm confused about Judith Warner though. warner.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/25/poor-sarah/it is kind of an act of cruelty to sarah herself. pity she didn't have the foresight to say, "hey maybe next election cycle?"do any of my fantabulous feminist friends know what she's talking about when she says, "imposterdom"?I honestly don't know what… Continue reading mawh?
hi. *WHEW* I was worried I'd have to go through collections... *sigh.* so I paid some bills. a very rewarding feeling, to have the ones and zeroes in my account actually total something I can pay some bills with. fewer angry letters coming at me every month. it occurs to me that I actually enjoy signing my… Continue reading paid some bills
it's a right. like self-determination, the right to live in supportive communities... the right to clean air, clean water, affordable housing... it is the unjust domination systems which persuade us that these are privileges, which must be earned or paid for or born into. I would add the word *affordable* in front of the phrase… Continue reading Writer’s Block: Health Care
"Everything you need to know about how to bear up during these two months is already inside you. Go within: Work on your own emotional acre. Stand still, and hurt, and feel crazy. Then drink a lot of water, pray, meditate, rest. Rest is a spiritual act."A call to arms: How to handle the fury… Continue reading by anne lamont…
Perfect opportunity for ego boosting. COMMENT HERE AND I WILL: a) Tell you why I friended you. b) Associate you with something -- a fandom, song, color, photo, etc. c) Tell you something I like about you. d) Tell you a memory I have of you. e) Ask you something I've wanted to know about… Continue reading boost yer ego strength 🙂
...by anna marie martin, age 36: I met him personally when he gave a speech at Union, and when he was walking out to his car, I asked to shake his hand, and instead, he said, "I'll give you much better!" gave me a big hug and a smoochie on the cheek (I'll never wash… Continue reading reasons why I love Desmond Tutu…
just spent a lovely half hour trying to explain to a disgruntled social services worker about temping and temp agencies and how they work. each of us thought the other was a fucking moron. it is really degrading. dehumanizing. frustrating. etc etc. it lights a fire under my ass to be gainfully employed. cause I'm… Continue reading I HATE BEING BROKE
International Day of Peace – September 21 In 1982 the United Nations established September 21 as a day to make special observations of peace throughout the world. Since 2001, September 11th has taken on a great significance, but there is another September 11th which calls us to remember it as a day of peace. The… Continue reading int’l day of peace.