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Run for Elijah…

#stayfocused for these families and organizations…

https://www.gofundme.com/f/elijah-mcclain
https://www.gofundme.com/f/i-run-with-maud
https://www.gofundme.com/f/9v4q2-justice-for-breonna-taylor
https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
https://blacklivesmatter5280.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/donate-to-build-the-movement/
@BLM5280
https://caahealth.org/
@caahealth
http://100bmdenver.org/
https://www.colbaf.org/
https://www.nabj.org/
https://www.aclu.org/

Arrest Nathan Woodyard, Jason Rosenblatt, and Randy Roedema.

#nomoremartyrs

playing catch-up…

maybe i missed it before this, but it’s about time the NY Times started covering this story seriously…

Before 2001, America’s military women had rarely seen ground combat. Their jobs kept them mostly away from enemy lines, as military policy dictates.

But the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, often fought in marketplaces and alleyways, have changed that. In both countries, women have repeatedly proved their mettle in combat. The number of high-ranking women and women who command all-male units has climbed considerably along with their status in the military.

“Iraq has advanced the cause of full integration for women in the Army by leaps and bounds,” said Peter R. Mansoor, a retired Army colonel who served as executive officer to Gen. David H. Petraeus while he was the top American commander in Iraq. “They have earned the confidence and respect of male colleagues.

today's cool shit…Garrison Keillor…

what a great weekend…as usual, it was the quiet moments that were the sweetest…like sitting on a sidewalk soaking in the morning sun and reading an actual newspaper…especially this wonderful nugget from Mr. Keillor…

Is this a terrible thing to vish for? I think not. One loves company and then one loves uncompany, just as one enjoys sunshine/darkness, summer/winter, funk/folk, b&w/color, all sorts of dichotomies. Solitude is recognized by most world religions. Hairy-legged hermits sit in prayerful contemplation in their mountain caves and nobody thinks less of them for it. So why can’t you or I spend a couple of hours alone in an undisclosed location?” (click for full column)

today’s cool shit…Garrison Keillor…

what a great weekend…as usual, it was the quiet moments that were the sweetest…like sitting on a sidewalk soaking in the morning sun and reading an actual newspaper…especially this wonderful nugget from Mr. Keillor…

Is this a terrible thing to vish for? I think not. One loves company and then one loves uncompany, just as one enjoys sunshine/darkness, summer/winter, funk/folk, b&w/color, all sorts of dichotomies. Solitude is recognized by most world religions. Hairy-legged hermits sit in prayerful contemplation in their mountain caves and nobody thinks less of them for it. So why can’t you or I spend a couple of hours alone in an undisclosed location?” (click for full column)

today's cool shit…(amended)…

booyah!

current.tv is not just goofy online videos…it also has some of best journalism to be found anywhere…this is the most informative, and moving 25 minutes you could watch today…