What Today’s Ruling Means for the Health of People... →
As of the 2010 Census, 49.9* million people were living in the United States without health coverage. People of color have long been grossly overrepresented among those millions, particularly Latinos. Percentage of race/ethnic group uninsured in 2010 Hispanic origin — 30.7 percent Black — 20.8 percent Asian — 18.1 percent White, not Hispanic — 11.7 percent [Note: Colorlines.com reports...
briancolligan: squashed: americas-liberty: The day I realized I quite possibly will be forced to bear arms against my government. Whoa, buddy. That seems a bit … menacing. That guy hates giving 30m+ Americans health care so much that he wants to overthrow the government? What are they putting in the tea they serve at those parties? CNN can redeem itself by airing americas-liberty...
As of last year there were estimated to be 360,000 illegal immigrants in...– Yes indeed, Justice Scalia, one would like to see some evidence of that. (via thecallup) I’m loving this, minus the use of illegal.
[T]he suggestion that illegal immigrants in Arizona are invading Americans’...– Richard Posner, in “Supreme Court Year in Review”, a conversation at Slate (June 27. 2012)
I just did the math for the ten most recent posts on both the official Romney...– Pax Americana, professional nerd. I’m not a Ph.D. in Political Science or History but I think this means that unless you’re Tumblrbot, Tumblr is not friendly place for robots.
At the heart of each of these amendments -– and, indeed, so much of the debate...– Running Chicken: Death Penalty Repeal and Human Dignity
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A Central Valley teen is in the middle of a national controversy after the...– Teen in small town gives his valedictorian speech in Spanish, people lose their shit. [CBS Sacramento] In another world, the valedictorian went up for 5 minutes and made fart noises and Bill O’Reilly said nothing.
He and his campaign responded in a way that’s now becoming their standard tactic...– Koppelman, Alex. Winning Arizona. The New Yorker. 25 June 2012. Web. [source]
Notwithstanding “[t]he myth of an era of unrestricted immigration” in the first...– Justice Scalia, apparently trying to make some point about immigration… [Wonkette]
… his dissents are starting to read more like hastily drafted blog posts...– Antonin Scalia, ranting old man by Paul Campos [Salon] h/t: Peterfeld
Scalia, who 25 years ago had a certain gift for pointing out the blindness and...– Antonin Scalia, ranting old man by Paul Campos [Salon] Arguably the nicest comment I’ve read about Scalia today.
Supreme Court issues split decision on Arizona... →
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld parts of Arizona’s strict law targeting illegal immigrants, but said the federal government has the ultimate authority to decide who will be held on immigration charges and deported. The justices said Arizona’s police can stop, question and briefly detain immigrants if officers have reason to believe they are in the country illegally. This was seen as a key part of...
The Newsroom” sounded more promising, journalism being a natural habitat for...– Nussbaum, Emily. Broken News. The New Yorker. 25 June 2012. Web. [source]
I dream, like, I’m sleeping in the United States,” he said. “But when I wake up,...– Cave, Damien. “American Children, Now Struggling to Adjust to Life in Mexico”. New York Times. 18 June 2012. Web. 24 June 2012. [source]
A perfect example of the limits of "Science" or a...
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Mr. Isidoro, wearing a Dallas Cowboys hat in his parents’ kitchen, said he was...– Cave, Damien. “American Children, Now Struggling to Adjust to Life in Mexico”. New York Times. 18 June 2012. Web. 24 June 2012. [source]
To my coconut water enthusiast friends
I purchased Vita Coco coconut water at the local grocery store to hydrate myself after a night out, and I seem to be having some problems with it. How do you enjoy this? Did I purchase the wrong type of coconut water? Why? How?