You won’t allow me to go to school.
I won’t become a doctor.
One day you will be sick.
Poem written by an 11 year old Afghan girl
This poem was recorded in a NYT magazine article about female underground poetry groups in Afghanistan. An amazing article about the ways in which women are using a traditional two line poetry form to express their resistance to male oppression, their feelings about love (considered blasphemous).
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School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they would not allow a transgender fifth-grader to use the girls’ bathroom, Maine’s highest court has ruled.
Atlanta, January 29, 2014
alternative opener to the walking dead
The Mayor of Atlanta was all over the morning news today trying to say he was not in any part responsible for what happened since this wasn’t Atlanta. Well dude, these interstates run through Atlanta and you were partly responsible, as were state officials for not taking the weather warning seriously and cancelling schools and telling people it was too icy for driving try to stay home. People panicked and this is the result when that many try to get home at the same time. Asshats.
Hemp is a Sensible, Sustainable, Highly-Industrializable Plant
We should utilize it. Hemp could solve many problems.
END PROHIBITION. It is NOT just about smoking.
Washington, D.C., is experiencing what could be its coldest stretch in almost 10 years, a meteorologist said, as dangerously cold weather and snow continued to hit much of the Northeast and Great Lakes area Wednesday.
Locally all the homeless shelters are filled up and trying to find more space so everyone can be inside. It is brutally cold.
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The first lady stepped out in a sophisticated blue Thom Browne coat and J. Crew shoes for Inauguration Day, accessorizing with a Cathy Waterman necklace. Browne, an American designer better known for his menswear, designed the coat based on the style of a man’s silk tie.
Whatever, they both look awesome..as do the girls.
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The pomp and circumstance of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration were underway Monday morning in Washington, as the president engaged in a series of quadrennial traditions leading up to his formal swearing-in on Capitol Hill.
I am a sucker for these things and always watch. Love them. And love all the hats the Supreme Court Justices are wearing. lol
Happy Inauguration Day, y’all.
Before Monday’s public swearing in, Barack Obama was officially sworn in Sunday by Chief Justice John Roberts at the White House.
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