“You know your ideology is rigid and outdated when the head of the organisation that just got around to apologizing to Galileo shows more doctrinal flexibility than you.”
Wandering around downtown #Chicago (at The Art Institute of Chicago)
Meet: Deana Lawson
Deana Lawson is a photo-based artist born in Rochester, NY. She received her M.F.A. in Photography from RISD in 2004. Her work focuses on the psychological, personal, political and historical experiences that are implicated through the body. Lawson is a recipient of the 2008-09 Aaron Siskind Fellowship Grant and a NYFA Grant in 2006. Publications include Time Out NY, Contact Sheet, and Photography Quarterly. Lawson’s work has been exhibited widely, and she has held artist residencies at Light Work and Visual Studies Workshop. Deana currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
211/365 Tell me, if there are things you could ask me, what would you?
“I am pro-life,” she told a University of Texas at Brownsville crowd on Tuesday. “I care about the life of every child: every child that goes to bed hungry, every child that goes to bed without a proper education, every child that goes to bed without being able to be a part of the Texas dream, every woman and man who worry about their children’s future and their ability to provide for that future. I care about life and I have a record of fighting for people above all else.”
“This isn’t about protecting abortion,” Davis explained in the same appearance. “It’s about protecting women. It’s about trusting women to make good decisions for themselves and empowering them with the tools to do that.”
Anti-choicers are violently pro-life, right up to the second a child is born. It’s heartening to see Wendy Davis taking them on like this.
The whole entire NYPD deserves to die and burn in hell.
===He says the officers told him if his rap wasn’t good enough they wouldn’t let him go.
"I felt like the old days, slavery. Like dance for the master, dance and sing for the master. It just messed me up inside," Shingles said.
Shingles says his lawsuit isn’t about money. It’s about doing what’s right.
"This is about me being able to tell my story so this won’t happen to another kid. This is outrageous. This is very disrespectful," Shingles said.
The maximum sustained winds of Typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda in the Philippines, have reached 235 miles per hour — speeds reached by only three other storms since 1969. Haiyan / Yolanda is tracking through the Visayan islands in the the center of the country, with the major cities of Tacloban and Cebu City among those that will likely be impacted; earlier this year, an earthquake struck the same part of the island nation. (Photo and caption info via Sploid / Gizmodo)