On the "Fake" Geek Girl →
themarysue: A little while ago we posted a video making a joke out of the stereotypical but not universally true awkwardness of male geeks, particularly around women, and the comments on the post exploded. For every guy who came in to say, reasonably if perhaps with little humor, that all dudes aren’t like that; there was a guy there to tell every woman who’d commented to say she’d known guys...
Even if we put aside the question of fetal personhood and assume that a fetus...– Offensive Feminism, Jill Filipovic (via hymnsuponyourlips-)
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is...– Ernest Hemingway (via asterisk-)
My first advice is to listen to reason when they formulate their positions....– Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, offering election advice to Mitt Romney and the rest of the Republican field. (via theatlantic) Medvedev also noted that Romney’s comments were “very reminiscent of Hollywood.” (via dendroica)
You may think this a Rick Santorum problem, but you wish, at this point. This is...– Rachel Maddow [x] State politics matter. (via baroquemirrors)
Visiting Reggie Clemons on Missouri’s Death Row →
amnestymidwest: Here is a touching piece, posted by Laura Moye on the Amnesty International USA Blog, describing her visit to the Potosi Correctional Center to see Reggie Clemons with Vera, Reggie’s mother, and Meredith, a St. Louis Amnesty leader.
Alaska State Rep Alan Dick, who think women should... →
nefariousnewt: OK, his name is… I mean he’s a…