That woman is not Adam Lanza’s mother, and she’s distracting us from the real issue (via emmtotheatt)
Politico, HuffPo, Newsmax, tomorrow it’ll be all over the place.
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden said transgender discrimination is “the civil rights issue of our time” during a visit to a Florida field office on Tuesday, according to pool reports.
Biden was meeting with volunteers at an Obama for America office in Sarasota, Fla., when he singled out one woman “who he thought had beautiful eyes,” reads the pool report. The woman said something to Biden that was inaudible to the pool reporter, but Biden responded to her by saying it was the “civil rights issue of our time.”
The woman, Linda Carragher Bourne of Sarasota, later said her daughter was Miss Trans New England and that she had asked Biden if he would help them.
“A lot of my friends are being killed, and they don’t have the civil rights yet. These guys are gonna make it happen,” Bourne told the reporter.
The vice president has been an ally to the LGBT community. He told gay rights advocates in August that they are “freeing the soul of the American people.” Most notably, however, he got out in front of President Barack Obama in May when he unexpectedly announced that he is “absolutely comfortable” with same-sex marriage. Obama, at the time, was still “evolving” on the issue.
Joe Biden keeps working on my crush
Coretta Scott King (via samirathejerk)
America is a violent country.
The tragic consulate killings in Libya and America’s hierarchy of human life (via emmtotheatt)
Unfortunately, liberal voices in the United States are largely ignoring, if not condoning, civilian deaths and extrajudicial killings in Yemen — including the assassination of three American citizens in September 2011, including a 16-year-old. During George W. Bush’s presidency, the rage would have been tremendous. But today there is little outcry, even though what is happening is in many ways an escalation of Mr. Bush’s policies.
Obama (via kateoplis)
Noam Chomsky (via noam-chomsky)
So, the ad was legit. Wow.
Hermann Goering, Nazi advisor to Adolf Hitler (via emmtotheatt)
John Foster Dulles, former US Secretary of State
Occupy Wall Street and the Iranian terror plot, anyone?(via emmtotheatt)
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