The Cheat Sheet: Pinterest, Instagram Knocked Out,... →
cheatsheet: A Washington, D.C.-area storm that left more than a million people without electricity on Saturday also kept customers from documenting their powerless woes in sepia tones. According to Forbes, the severe thunderstorms that whipped around the nation’s capital tearing out power lines also took…
Judges have to have the humility to recognize that they operate within a system...– John Roberts at his Senate Confirmation Hearing, 2005
What exactly is Obamacare and what does it change? →
abaldwin360: big thanks to reddit user CaspianX2 for typing all this out! What people call “Obamacare” is actually the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, people were calling it “Obamacare” before everyone even hammered out what it would be. It’s a term mostly used by people who don’t like the PPaACA, and it’s become popularized in part because PPaACA is a really long and...
The mandate is constitutional: In Plain English :... →
Plain English Explanation for those not versed in Constitutional Law
I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted most of them, but...– Nora Ephron (via sartorialgirl)
Rielle Hunter and John Edwards Broke Up →
And the lesson kids is that 99.9% of the time being the mistress who breaks up a home never turns out well at the end. She got what she deserved.
Why Women Still Can't Have It All - The Atlantic →
It seems like every few years this old chestnut makes an appearance thus triggering a debate among new players.
Obama for America: Why We Need Student Loans and... →
barackobama: wecanonlylose submitted: I am the eldest daughter of two awesome parents-a disabled Marine Corps vet and a lovely, witty, hardworking woman. It means a lot to me to be the oldest child and I try to set an example for my sister by working hard and staying on top of my school work. I started…
Blacks Miss Out as Jobs Rebound in New York City →
This is troubling for a host of reasons: Over half of all African-Americans and other non-Hispanic blacks in the city who were old enough to work had no jobs this year, according to an analysis of employment data.
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through...– Ellen DeGeneres (via sartorialgirl)
dreamhampton1: The Scars of Stop-and-Frisk A short documentary film on New York’s stop-and-frisk policing focuses on Tyquan Brehon, a young man in Brooklyn who says he was stopped more than 60 times before age 18.
Media Decoder: NBC Prepares to Replace Ann Curry... →
Really classy NBC NBC executives are said to be readying a plan to replace Ann Curry only a year after she became the co-host of the iconic morning show.
Cookie Monster Rules...........
Espaillat campaign memo says there's 'utterly no... →
It was so offensive, I don’t even want to say it in front of women,– The Clowns in Lansing cease to amaze me……… One Michigan state rep’s reaction to Rep. Lisa Brown’s (D) comment: “Finally, Mr. Speaker, I’m flattered that you’re all so interested in my vagina, but ‘no’ means ‘no,’” while debating an abortion bill. Brown was blocked from speaking on...
Obama Camp Signals Opposition To “Reckless Clown”... →
“Jeffries shouts star potential. Barron is a reckless clown who would sow division and embarrass the body. There’s only one desirable outcome here.” Sounds about right to me