http://community.livejournal.com/racism_101/55865.htmlcommunity.livejournal.com/racism_101/56995.htmlI posted about this because I was really frustrated about my inability to catch immediately some of the racist tropes and themes which have become ever-more-pervasive in american "discourse," (which I have to put the word "discourse" in quotes, cause... yeah).so... the first post is my original question, which includes some useful links about racism… Continue reading fight racism with bingo!
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/16/opinion/16obama.htmlhe's not perfect. he's not as gay-friendly as he told us he would be. he's also not going to pull out of afghanistan any time soon. sadly. but health care reform? oh yeah. I hope he can push it through. some highlights:"But let’s make sure that we talk with one another, and not over one… Continue reading I’m kind of in love with my president….
What do you think, flist: could MORE problems be solved by Obama with more BEER and peanuts and crackers in the White House? What think ye? http://www.boston.com/news/politics/gallery/073009_beer_summit_obama/and, for shits and giggles, Jon Stewart's response:www.thedailyshow.com/watch/tue-july-28-2009/henry-louis-gateETA: it's actually Larry Wilmore who adroitly speaks: "Booze isn't how you resolve a racial problem! It's how you start one!" ..
okay - so my friend's mom made her:AN OBAMA SOCK PUPPET.how awesome is that? zia-narratora.livejournal.com/490993.html see pic - only jealousy can ensue. *squee*
... it seems so long since we've spoken! when I left you last week, I didn't have a job, and now I do! when I left you last week, mcfoo was gone, but now she's BACK! when I left, I didn't have a working phone OR a working voice, and now both, thankfully, have come around. all these… Continue reading hi roommies…
umm, I'm uncomfortable with some of the assumed prejudices in this article. but it might be worth reading nonetheless. please let's continue the discussion despite our discomfort. -anna http://www.advocate.com/news_detail_ektid59801.asp From the Advocate.com: 08/23/08-08/25/08 Poll: Most Americans Would Support Gay Presidential Candidate Following an Advocate article pondering the electability of an openly gay candidate for president,… Continue reading little FYI for ya….
hey, ho there sports fans... Kermit the frog here... can you believe? the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina... it's just awful. and there are folks still living in FEMA trailers, with asbestos, black mold, and other things which are awful which I'm sure I don't know about... and Joe Fucking BIDEN, encouraging people to PRAY that… Continue reading saturday morning…