Tagged: politics

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race: White Privilege for Dummies

Tim Wise, called one of the most respected antiracist writers and educators in the U.S., wrote an essay for Red Room titled, This is Your Nation on White Privilege*: For those who still can’t grasp the concept of white privilege,...

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7 Years Later…

It feels difficult to even write about today because I don’t think that any words I put down can convey the strong emotion and sentiment tied to it. No one’s forgotten, we all remember and we all have our own...

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satire: Say hi to Arkansas for me…

Moose showed this to me last night and much laughing ensued. I am still only peripherally keeping up with the political news but the latest news of the McCain and other GOP’ers saying “Leave Sarah Alone!!” (seriously, someone make a...

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more things I learned from Express

Much love for the following snippet from Disaffected Scanner Jockey: Gentrification is the magic pixie dust of Washington. A few sprinkles, and a Starbucks springs to life. A good shake or two, and you wind up with a trendy gastropub,...

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headlines: Oh that’s right. They went there.

After walking down the stairs this morning since our elevators are still not working and getting all shvitzy on the way to the metro, seeing this headline gave me a much needed laugh. Considering the recent controversy/conspiracy–what were they thinking?!...

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McCain’s VP/Baby Mama?

This tidbit from friendfeed just made my day — “Wow, cool, so Tina Fey is running for VP!! Awesome!” I have only been tracking the political news via twitter, friendfeed and various IMs from friends so at first I wondered...

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news video: Abuse of authority

I don’t normally point people towards online news video because I’m not a fan of most web video and when I’m at work, I’d rather read a story than worry about where my headphones are. But this video linked to...

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politics spoof: Monkey forms sentences

I’m a pretty late adopter for Robot Chicken, but the above scene cracked me up just for the infographic messages from the Right and the Left. I’m not paying too much attention to the whole DNC stuff taking place right...

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video: 430 Crucial Voting Blocks

With The Onion delivering a weekly paper to the DC area, I often forget to check the online site these days, but I subscribed to the TiVo-provided podcast and still get their videos. I usually talk politics with Michael and...