Link Me Up, Scotty

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Tennessee approved a plan to provide community college or certified technical college free to students who are qualified for admittance. I can't even imagine the long term value of this program to the State of Tennessee and its residents. Oh, wait. Yes I can. Post WWII GI Bill, anyone?
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Random Michelle shares her thoughts on poverty and potential.Quoted for truth.

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Fifteen reasons why shopping for women's clothes often resemble a trip to Dante's Inferno. 
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President George H.W. Bush receives the 2014 Profiles in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation for his decision to raise taxes in spite of a campaign promise not to do so. The "decision to put country above party and political prospects" probably resulted in him losing a second term. I always liked George Sr. 
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Ten absurd right-wing Christian billboards. Presented without comment.
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Video of the Week: Instead of telling women to "be more careful" and "not take risks," male actors and politicians address the real issue when it comes to sexual assault - the fact that the problem lies with the perpetrator and not the victim.


1 comments:

Random Michelle K said...

I was just gobsmacked when I heard Tharanga Goonetilleke say that to Scott Simon.

It summed up everything about kids growing up in poverty so damned well, it made me want to weep.