Bad Girls, Good Sense – A Helen Gurley Brown Quiz – NYTimes.com. Bandaids vs. bras was never for economic reasons, rather neckline/open back reasons.
‘It never was much of an issue for us.’ – Los Angeles Times. Phyllis Lyon recalls how she and her longtime partner, Del Martin, were essentially drafted as the first same-sex couple to be married in San Francisco — twice.
How do you get people to vote for radioactive waste to be dumped in Texas in close proximity to the Ogallala and Dockum aquifers? And how do you also get the same community to agree to bankroll the project’s $75 million buildout costs? You sell it as a prosperity issue.
Commencement Address to the Class of 2009 | CommonDreams.org. By Paul Hawken
When I was invited to give this speech, I was asked if I could give a simple short talk that was “direct, naked, taut, honest, passionate, lean, shivering, startling, and graceful.” Boy, no pressure there.
But let’s begin with the startling part. Hey, Class of 2009: you are going to have to figure out what it means to be a human being on earth at a time when every living system is declining, and the rate of decline is accelerating. Kind of a mind-boggling situation — but not onepeer-reviewed paper published in the last thirty years can refute that statement.
Will Sotomayor Split the Right? | Mother Jones. I need to read up more on this woman.
Gun Owners Stockpiling Ammo in Anticipation of Tougher Regulation | Mother Jones. I don’t understand how this is a new story…I knew about this November 6, 2008 [but maybe that is because I’m in Texas].
Truthdig – A/V Booth – ‘Winter Soldier on the Hill’. From Democracy Now
The Long Goodbye? The Book Business and its Woes. So there goes one more area I could possibly find a job.