My TSA Encounter →
Civil disobedience can get you what you want. noblasters: “You don’t need to see his identification.” On November 21, 2010, I was allowed to enter the U.S. through an airport security checkpoint without being x-rayed or touched by a TSA officer. This post explains how. Edit: Minor edits for clarity. I have uploaded the audio and it is available
Life Inc. - Good Graph Friday: Minimum wage is... →
GOP to force vote on NPR defunding - The Hill's... →
So when do certain Evangelical churches and advocacy groups lose their tax-exempt status for when “the bias of their organization [is] exposed”?
Best display of acting, Will Smith →
In a Nov. 8 letter to members, the U.S. Airline Pilots Association, which...– Unions advise pilots to avoid full-body scans - Nextgov
"You Touch My Junk, I'll Have You Arrested" →
This stuff gets a little ACLU Tea Party a marchin’ in my heart.
The Forward’s former editor J.J. Goldberg [said] of Beck:...– “As close as I’ve heard on mainstream television to fascism” | Media Matters for America (via sexartandpolitics)
PRX » Piece » The Cost of War →
For Veteran’s Day, an old report from an old friend, S. Spencer Scott. It is a strange and haunting radio story that leaves you with a lot more questions than answers. If you need those answers, Bill Nemitz wrote this account of the tragic story of Chris and Lavinia Gelinaeu.
City Pages - Kanye in Minneapolis: Hannah Silk... →
Kanye and I have the same favorite album and the same brand and model of computer! OMG.
Young & Wilder | It’s Wrong
Andrew Shirvell fired from job at Michigan... →
You were fired because you suck. It’s stupid it took this long. via Gawker
New Phone Apps Aim to Combat Harassment -... →
Hollaback: Putting creepy creeps on blast since 2005.
Alcohol plus caffeine could equal buzz ban : Will... →
Big Gov’ment is ruining my life!
Women in War: Author Manal Omar on Women's Status... →
One of the more intelligent interviews I’ve done recently.
I’m OK with discrimination against young Arab males from terrorist-producing...– Mark Kirk, Illinois’ new Republican Senator. And here I was giving him accolades this morning for being a reasonable supporter of reproductive rights (100% from NARAL!) Can’t win ‘em all!
As with all elections, I have to ask, why does America still hate women so much? And I’m asking you, Rand Paul and Dan Coats. And possibly you, Sharron Angle.
Things that happen to you when you are on a...
From awesome to creepy: You get your co-workers to cheer for you while eating Oreos. You get 8 million text messages from people you love. You get a thousand Facebook comments. You get a bunch of new Tumblr followers. (HELLO!) You get Facebook messages from long lost friends. You get Facebook messages from conservative Christians who love you unconditionally. You get anonymous emails about...