Thanks to Cara and Feministe:
I’ve been a little obsessed lately with the election, in case you hadn’t noticed.It’s not just because I’m planning a kick-ass election party, but because I feel like there’s a lot at stake here. I’ve spent a good bit of time over the past few weeks either on the verge of or actually in tears,… Continue reading election nerves are a-jitterin’
via Document the Silence:In October 2007 people all over the United States gathered physically and in spirit to speak out against violence against women of color. Some of us wore red all day and explained that we were reclaiming and reframing our bodies as a challenge to the widespread acceptance of violence against women of… Continue reading October 30: Be Bold. Wear Red.
Oh, guys.This is not how we win.Chad Michael Morrisette and his partner (who apparently only gets a first name, Mito) have created a Halloween display featuring Sarah Palin in a noose:Sigh.It wasn't funny when some conservative college kids did it to Obama. It's not funny when you do it to Palin.The couple in question seem… Continue reading high road FAIL
to vote NO on Prop 8, if you're in California.Read this, and then watch this:
October 28.It snowed this morning.That's unusual.
Very briefly:Friday: Sushi + haunted hayride = Happy Rachel. Yum.I shrieked like a little girl during the hayride. I am an easy mark.Saturday: Apple cider, pumpkin carving, chicken chili.Sunday: Nap, grocery shop, this funny vid:
Now this shit pisses me off:Ashley Todd, who reported she was attacked by an Obama supported in "a bad part of Pittsburgh" while taking money out of an ATM, has admitted to making it up.This situation presents several problems:1. She's attempted to tamper with an election. As a McCain supporter, she created a negative portrayal… Continue reading Why?
I haven't done one of these in ages. Hm.FRT: 1. Amy Winehouse, "Rehab"2. Pearl Jam, "Why Go"3. Spongebob Squarepants, "The Goofy Goober Song" (this is what happens when you download songs for your son)4. Freedy Johnston, "Bad Reputation"5. PJ Harvey, "The Dancer"6. Be Brave Bold Robot, "Those Things"7. The Mamas and the Papas, "California Dreamin'"8.… Continue reading Friday Random Ten
Think about this.Do you have a mother? Sister? Female cousin? Daughter? Aunts?Just one more reason I'm voting Obama/Biden this November 4.