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prdjournal: polyslime: Friday, September 30 - Day 14 #occupywallstreet
blue cheddar: ...Over these thirteen days, we have... →
bluecheddar: We have learned that no one is in favor of evicting struggling families to the street while banks continue to profit. No one, that is, except the corporations and banks. We urge members of the NYPD to remain in solidarity with our cause. These men and women could lose their pensions and…
rosinhabela: My name is Kelly Schomburg, I’m the girl with the red hair in these pictures. I was protesting at the Occupy Wall Street march yesterday when I and several other women were sprayed with mace and subsequently arrested. Many have already seen the video, which has been spreading like wildfire over twitter, Facebook, tumblr, and other video feeds, along with hundreds of other photos...
The Writer's Notebook: Are PhD Programs Worth the... →
charlesbivona: By Charles Bivona Then the new President of Drew University hired a consulting firm to evaluate the two PhD programs. I had just finished my three years of coursework. I was preparing for my translation exam, then comprehensive exams, then dissertation and oral defense, then Dr. Charles…
Two churches located across the street from each...
thehellhounds: chelseachatterbox: FREE DOGS SOULS WITH CONVERSION ROFL
I find it funny how most "pro-lifers" think that...
The audience booed a gay soldier!?
ladyatheist: stfuconservatives: They booed a gay soldier… -Joe Not only did they boo a gay soldier, one of the candidates said repealing DADT gives homosexuals “special privilege.” Yeah…
While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I...– Eugene Debs (via teaganism)
blue cheddar: “Another month, another rise in the... →
bluecheddar: Given that the Republican legislature gave Gov. Walker all the tax breaks for corporations, all the tax breaks for the wealthy, all the power grabs and privatization and all the dismantling of voter rights and workers’ rights he demanded, it is time for them to admit their way is a failure….
Quote from Oshkosh picket line echoes Wall Street...
bluecheddar: ‘Annual household income is at its lowest since 1996. Everything is going to the ones at the top. It’s sad’ It’s an “ informational picket” by UAW Local 578 outside of the Oshkosh Corporation. Not a strike. “Union officials called for the picket when it became clear contract negotiations had not progressed the way they had hoped, said Nick Nitschke, UAW president.” More at...
Nearly one-in-five of the jobs listed on a state...
bluecheddar: I’m gonna keep my commentary simple: SCOTT WALKER LIES. More at Democurmudgeon
"Last year I paid taxes equivalent to 3 full...
"In NYC Occupy Wall Street, cops are preventing...
bluecheddar: stopping people 3 blocks away. They just shut down the generator and took all the gas, citing a fire hazard. No posted signs, masks or megaphones allowed. No structures (tents, arbors, shade, protection from the elements) allowed. No noise after 10pm. PLEASE SHARE!” - FB note shared with me morning of 09/20/11
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bluecheddar: So much to love in these cheese/rap puns, but “Bleudacris” — that’s brilliant. rosalarian: jetbunny: a while ago megan and i came up with a series of rap/cheese puns entitled PIMP MY RIND the list is as follows: Hellavarti Notorious Brie-I-G Monsterella Bleudacris Kanyejo Kid Curdi Eminementaler Jetbunny knows lots of rappers, I know lots of cheeses. I think...
The Writer's Notebook: The Eviction Process →
charlesbivona: By Charles Bivona Over $4000 behind on the rent, as of October 1st, and still no jobs. I live a life of prospects falling flat, and awestruck resume reviews. He said my credentials amazed him. He wished he could hire me. And no one can or will help us—family consumed with narcissistic scheduling…
"Think of Michele Bachmann's wide-eyed, Stepford...
bluecheddar: My fear - and it has building for a decade and a half, because I’ve seen this movement up-close from within and also on the front lines of the marriage wars - is that once one party becomes a church with unchangeable doctrines, and once it has supplanted respect for institutions and civility with the radical pursuit of timeless doctrines and hatred of governing institutions, then...
Vivienne looked out through the bars of the Tripoli jail cell where rebel...– Since the uprising against Gaddafi’s 42-year-long rule began in February, many dark-skinned Libyans and sub-Saharan Africans here have feared for their lives: In Libya, the peril of being black - The Washington Post (via npr)