Here come the bathroom police: Alabama is going after Target by tapping attendants to monitor trans-inclusive restrooms – Salon.com

One senator wants to make doing your business the state’s business using bathroom monitors in Target and schools

Source: Here come the bathroom police: Alabama is going after Target by tapping attendants to monitor trans-inclusive restrooms – Salon.com

Hillary’s record looks a lot like Trump’s rhetoric — Medium

Whether those of us unable to cast a vote for Hillary Clinton are decried as privileged, petulant, tire fires, sexist (because only she deserves to be the …

Source: Hillary’s record looks a lot like Trump’s rhetoric — Medium

The Ralph Nader Myth

Source: The Ralph Nader Myth
In the 2000 Florida election, Ralph Nader received 97,488 votes, while Al Gore lost the state (and, therefore, the presidency) by 537 votes to Mr. Bush.
For many Democrats here on DKos that is all they need to know. Nader cost Gore the election.

But to stop there and decide that nothing else matters is to also leave the “reality-based community” label behind, because there are many other numbers that also matter.

 

Why Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is a Waste of Your Vote | Cato Institute

I offer my line of reasoning as a guide to others who might be agonizing over their decision this year.

Source: Why Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is a Waste of Your Vote | Cato Institute

Supreme Court On Gay Marriage: Sure, Who Cares | The Onion – Americas Finest News Source

“I’m a strict Originalist, Mr. Cooper, and I’m looking at a 14th Amendment that forbids any state from denying any person equal protection of the law,” Associate Justice Antonin Scalia said. “So, unless we are the most uncivilized society on the face of God’s green earth, I think we can all agree that a gay person is in fact a person. So what I’m saying is, who the fuck are we to tell a person who he or she can get married to? This is dumb. Can we talk about a real case now, please?”

via Supreme Court On Gay Marriage: Sure, Who Cares | The Onion – Americas Finest News Source.

This Process of Aging | The Re-Wilding

This Process of Aging | The Re-Wilding.

I am determined not to make an enemy of my age. It comes with deep grief. How could I ever say I’m done with this world, ready to depart it’s cottonwoods and finches, the sweet breath of my children and their children, the sunsets and autumn’s last strawberries? Well, it’s perfect that I end with that, because autumn’s last strawberries have the most complex flavor, filled with the innocence of spring and sharpened with the warning of first frosts and the last-gasp-give-it-everything-you’ve-got burst of no-going-back.

 

San Francisco, Oct 2012

San Francisco, Oct 2012

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