National Politics Can Inspire Hate Crimes, Expert...
univisionnews: Check out our breakdown of FBI Hate Crime data for immigrant groups, spanning from 1996 to 2011. By CRISTINA COSTANTINI Can national politics inspire hate crimes? Mark Potok, who studies hate crime data as a Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, says yes. Read More
At Alexandria Volkswagen
Getting Sally serviced pre-Annual Memorial Day girls trip to LBI! Cannot wait! One week till Beth lands at DCA & adventure begins! – at Alexandria Volkswagen – See on Path.
Benghazi is still the nothingburger it’s always been, and everyone knows it; the...– Obama to GOP: Put Up or Shut Up on DOJ Investigation (via wilwheaton)
When an institution is failing to live up to the most basic expectations to...– Chris Hayes, on the barriers to progress in combating sexual assault in the military (via msnbc)
Free Summer Movies
nycgov: Free Summer Movies begin this Friday, May 17th. Pack a picnic, grab a blanket or chair and come watch films with fellow New Yorkers. NYC Parks will host Movie Night with a showing of “Wreck It Ralph” on 5/17 at 7:30pm at the Frederick B Judge Playground in Queens. For a complete list of films this summer, visit http://bit.ly/iAfhAJ
This website maps every recurring joke on Arrested... →
ifc: comedynerdsunited: thebluthcompany: usnews: An interactive visualization of running jokes in Arrested Development. This is amazing. Thanks, internet. This is important.
At Union Station, Washington DC
At Union Station, Washington DC – See on Path.
At East Baltimore
Slooooowest train ever – at East Baltimore – See on Path.
Sloooooow train – at Philadelphia – See on Path.
Why can't Latinos get elected to the US Senate? →
miamilawrence: The lack of #Hispanic candidates is striking, not just because of the growing #Latino population, but because eight Senators have announced their retirement, leaving an open seat for aspiring candidates who don’t want to take on an incumbent. But in each case, both parties are looking to non-Hispanic candidates to run to take each senator’s place.
The daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide is... →
motherjones: And not a peep in Congress.
DiCaprio and Mulligan, meanwhile, don’t seem like star-crossed lovers so much as...– People Magazine’s review on ‘The Great Gatsby’ (via brucewaynes) READ A BOOK (via lexcanroar) Ohmyfuckinggod HE’LL TAKE HIS OSCAR NOW (via lyndez)
All together, roughly one-third of House... →
wilwheaton: This is a really good use of time and money. You’re fucking fantastic at governance, Republicans.
Infographic: Is Your State's Highest-Paid Employee... →
wilwheaton: You may have heard that the highest-paid state employee in each state is usually the football coach at the largest state school. This is actually a gross mischaracterization: Sometimes it is the basketball coach. Based on data drawn from media reports and state salary databases, the ranks of the highest-paid active public employees include 27 football coaches, 13 basketball coaches,...
Florida RNC Hispanic Outreach Director’s Switch To...
nbclatino: Pantoja took issue with what he called the “racist and eugenics-based innuendo” of some of the rhetoric surrounding immigrants, alluding though not by name to Jason Richwine, who wrote a dissertation about Hispanic immigrants and lower IQs. “It doesn’t take much to see the culture of intolerance surrounding the Republican Party today,” he says. Read More
At Penn Station - NYC
At Penn Station - NYC – See on Path.
At el buen sabor
Lunch for the Amtrak – at el buen sabor – See on Path.
Thought via Path
Seriously amazed at my team at work. Rock stars they are. #lovemyjob – Read on Path.
It is bad to hear horrific news. It’s worst to get used to it.– Rev. Al Sharpton, about the gun violence in New Orleans during Sunday’s Mother’s Day parade (via msnbc)
Robert Reich: The Triumph of Progressivism:... →
robertreich: Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are determined to make the world a better place. Some of you are choosing careers in public service or joining nonprofits or volunteering in your communities. But many of you are cynical about politics. You see the system as inherently corrupt. You doubt…
Thought via Path
Cicadas are going to make me stay in NYC ugh so freaked out – Read on Path.
There were 74 schools that showed a return of $1 million or more on the...– Is college worth it? It depends on where you go. (via pacificstand)
“Geography Of Hate” Looks at Use of Racist Terms...
nbclatino: It’s no secret that internet users have always been able to get away with saying things online that they probably wouldn’t say in person, and a new map by Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, takes the idea a step further by analyzing the use of racist and homophobic terms on Twitter across the United States. Read More
What am I? Actor Wilson Cruz: My Identity Is My...
nbclatino: Wilson Cruz, actor and National Spokesperson and Strategic Giving Officer at GLAAD talks about his identity in the next installment of NBCLatino’s What Am I series: I am a Puerto Rican gay man. That is how I identify. That is my identity. I say Puerto Rican first because it is the obvious. It’s written all over my face. It’s in the curl of my hair, in the width of my nose, and in...
For the last three decades many Americans have puzzled over a system that gives...– Carrie Rickey (via fireworkselectricbright) “You have to question a cinematic culture which preaches artistic expression, and yet would support a decision that is clearly a product of a patriarchy-dominant society, which tries to control how women are depicted on screen. The MPAA is okay...
NY TIMES EDITORIAL: "Republican lawmakers have... →
At United Nations General Assembly
Human trafficking panel and meetings #lovemyjob – at United Nations General Assembly – See on Path.