Needless to say, it’s time for an intervention. #cat #drinkingproblem
Woman Picking Flowers by John William Waterhouse, circa 1909-1914.
"Then the Trayvon Martin shooting happened, and the The Talk became much more public — here was our parents’ nightmare scenario. George Zimmerman wasn’t a police officer, but for a lot of people, it only drove the point home more: at some point, you will be assumed to be a suspect or a threat.”
—Gene Dembly, lead blogger for NPR’s Code Switch, writes about “The Talk,” a common conversation parents of color have with their children about how to handle being racially profiled. Read the rest of the story, “The Talk: What Did You Tell Your Kids After The Zimmerman Verdict” here and listen to the conversation on Morning Edition.
"Pro-life Conservatives are obsessed with the fetus from conception to nine months. After that, they don’t want to know about you; they don’t want to hear from you, no nothin’! No Neonatal Care, no Day Care, no Head Start, no School Lunch, no Food Stamps, no Welfare, no nothin’."
-George Carlin on the pro-life movement