Not only is it the birthday of both Tila Tequila (1981) and Drake (1986) today, but some other stuff happened too! Harry Houdini performs for the last time in Detroit (1926), the… 316 more words
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We went to the ACLU of Colorado’s annual dinner on Friday. This is always a very energizing experience — to be surrounded by friends and allies who are working hard (and/or donating boatloads of money) to protect civil rights and civil liberties. 489 more words
Can’t we disagree without hating each other?
The media in the last few weeks and months has seemed to be dominated more and more by stories about same sex couples who are in the news because cake bakers, wedding photographers, and wedding officiants who are believers in the Christian faith will not take part in the same sex wedding. 837 more words
Congratulations to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for being chosen as the recipients of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee gave them this prize “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” 1,111 more words