NY Marriage Bill Passes →
inothernews: Senator Stephen M. Saland, a Poughkeepsie Republican, became the critical 32nd vote, telling his colleagues in an emotional address that he believed the issue came down to a question of equality. —The New York Times, “New York Gay Marriage Bill Gains Key Votes” I never switched my Maryland voter registration to New York while at Vassar, but I know lots of people who...
Certain people in my extended family need to learn, that when you tell a story, and you mention someone’s race or ethnicity, but that detail has no bearing on the point of the story, that doing so is racist and ethnocentric. A paraphrased example: “I was at an info session for business school, and there was this Indian guy who was in his 40s, quit practicing medicine and wants to go...
"Bus tour?" said Sarah Palin. "What bus tour? I... →
Grammar? said Sarah Palin, What Grammar? I don’t know of any rules for the real American sentences or ideas or prepositions, who I talk of.
Operation Birthright | International | The... →
This is true, but it’s not news. Most progressive Jews already know that Birthright is just a propaganda tour.
Seeing Teenagers As We Wish They Were: The Debate... →
I read a lot of dark stuff as a teen, especially dark fantasy books, stuff about wars between worlds and apocalypse and stuff like that. And you know, it actually made me feel like I could get through my own life. I was on medication for depression and anxiety disorder in middle- and high-school, I hated my therapist and ate whenever I was bored because I just couldn’t think of better...
You know what? Based on how you eat pizza, Donald, I wanna see your long-form...– JON STEWART, on Donald Trump’s incorrect New York City pizza-eating style, on The Daily Show (via inothernews)