This comment form is under antispam protection newest oldest most voted pia You can flag a comment by clicking its flag icon. Website admin will know that you reported it. Admins may or may not choose to remove the comment or block the author. And please don’t worry, your report will be anonymous. Would love if you did a Lilith in Pisces. Or Lilith in 1st. Or maybe all in one!
A question and answer session with lawyer Amanda Martin. She routinely counsels reporters and editors about resisting subpoenas, avoiding libel suits, or gaining access to closed government meetings and records. She regularly contributes articles to legal and media law newsletters and other publications.
In response to the hand-wringing about Black Lives Matter protesters calling Bernie supporters “White Supremacist Liberals”, Spider Jerusalem posted an article on White ately someone demonstrated their white fragility by alerting that OP.
How to actually talk to a woman wearing headphones Martha Mills 3 months, 11 days ago Martha Mills: How to talk to a woman wearing headphones, without seeming like a terrifying harasser An article has surfaced from the quagmire of bilge the hell is The Internet and it has caused , not without reason, a small tornado of outrage. Written as dating advice for The Modern Man a misnomer if ever there were one , it promises a solution to the hot n horny down-on-their-luck young bucks of the world who face the tedious obstacle of a woman wearing headphones, because how dare she.
And no, it isnt a parody. You can read it in its full entitled glory , or stick with me as I dissect each grubby, jaw-dropping hallucination of psychopathic awfulness. Its going to be quite a ride. These days, many females walk around playing with a smartphone or tablet device and are often wearing headphones and listening to music at the same time.
Yet, that doesnt mean you cant talk to them. Of course , not all women are open to being approached because not all women are single and looking. However, if a woman wearing headphones is single and hoping to meet a boyfriend or even a new devotee , she will almost always be happy to take off her headphones to give you an opportunity to create a spark with her. The author, one Dan Bacon, could have saved us all a lot of bother here by answering his How to with Dont.
English and bad English. What is the defining element? What special quality makes one an American? How do you know? Oh sure, when I lived in Europe and Asia, you could always, always, spot an American in the crowd.
Upworthy. Similar ideas. More information Best response ever, I would be so happy if I accidentally sent this to someone and they said this! Holy shit, please just give them the talk a little early and dont use any excuse that you dodnt know what youre talking about, research that shit and inform your daughter.
He blogs at MattForney. He is the author of Do the Philippines and many other books, available here. Nothing makes the vein in my forehead rise like being forced to read the gurglings of a female writer. With few exceptions, the vast majority of writing put out by girls these days is worthless. The atrociousness of contemporary female writing is in part due to the Gawkerfication of the Internet. Much in the same way that the sit-still-and-shut-up style of schooling privileges girls over boys, the click-driven consensus-seeking nature of modern pop writing advantages females—in their navel-gazing and conformity—over men.
The Roosh V Forum even has a colloquial name for these girls: Here is why most female writers are horrible, and how they can improve not that any of them will pay attention. Female typists are allowed to spew so much garbage into our browsers precisely because no one will tell them that their writing sucks. The end result is that we have an entire class of clickbait princesses who earnestly write about how they should be able to pick their noses in public without grossing out onlookers.
I am not talking about love on a roof in Brooklyn November 20, However, some are considering the wider implications of this kind of phenomenon, pondering the ethics of the panopticon , live reportage on ordinary people , and even the nature of relationships itself in the context of the pair. As the LA Times notes, “Are average people entitled to no privacy whatsoever anymore?
This wasn’t a huge public fight on the subway or something we’re all talking about here, it wasn’t Kanye West breaking up with Hillary Clinton, it was two people working through a moment of intimacy on a rooftop, going through what is, for many of us, one of the harder-to-deal-with arguments we can have:
Just because I am dating a woman does not suddenly make me a lesbian, nor does dating a man make me at that point in time straight. It is a part of the way that my brain works- I am not attracted to people because of their gender, I am attracted to them for who they are.
United States — Forty-eight of the fifty states and the federal district are contiguous and located in North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east, the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. It is one of the worlds most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, paleo-Indians migrated from Asia to the North American mainland at least 15, years ago.
European colonization began in the 16th century, the United States emerged from 13 British colonies along the East Coast. On July 4, , during the course of the American Revolutionary War, the war ended in with recognition of the independence of the United States by Great Britain, representing the first successful war of independence against a European power.
The current constitution was adopted in , after the Articles of Confederation, the first ten amendments, collectively named the Bill of Rights, were ratified in and designed to guarantee many fundamental civil liberties. During the second half of the 19th century, the American Civil War led to the end of slavery in the country. By the end of century, the United States extended into the Pacific Ocean. The end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in left the United States as the sole superpower.
It ranks highly in several measures of performance, including average wage, human development, per capita GDP. James Madison — James Madison, Jr. He is hailed as the Father of the Constitution for his role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution. Madison inherited his plantation Montpelier in Virginia and therewith owned hundreds of slaves during his lifetime and he served as both a member of the Virginia House of Delegates and as a member of the Continental Congress prior to the Constitutional Convention.
After the Convention, he one of the leaders in the movement to ratify the Constitution.
StoryPeople by Brian Andreas Suitably Ambiguous – Story of the Day Today she decided to be suitably ambiguous, so you can think whatever you’d like about her. Clearly, the prints are here: A joyful little dragonfly washing herself in the sun after an unforeseen wave washed her to shore. Edina Counseling Center I talk to people every day who are miserable at their jobs and are too scared to leave.
His supporters just want someone else to do the dirty work. Sanders proposes hiking the minimum wage to $15 an hour, which is another way of saying he wants to make it illegal for employers to pay workers less than $15 an hour–even when there are workers who are willing to take less.
This takes 30 seconds and has four simple steps: Take a slow, deep breath. Fill your lungs, then exhale slowly. Open your attention to the sensations in your body. Let yourself notice whatever comes up: Stay with it longer if you like, but it can be that quick. Pay gentle attention to the sensation of air touching your nostrils as you breathe. Just like the previous step, this step can be as short as one in-breath or one out-breath. Re-engage with the world, without hurry.
Practical prep strategies One of the best ways to conquer stage fright: I say that as someone who speaks in front of large audiences pretty often. My best practical strategies for handling public performances Practise Rehearse more than you think you need to.
Pajamas — Pajamas or pyjamas, often shortened to PJs, jimmies, jimjams or jammies, can refer to several related types of clothing. Pajamas are loose-fitting garments derived from the garment and worn chiefly for sleeping. More generally, pajamas may refer to several garments, for both daywear and nightwear, derived from traditional pajamas and involving variations of style and material, the word pyjama was borrowed c.
The worldwide use of pajamas is the result of adoption by British colonists in India in the 18th and 19th centuries, Pajamas had been introduced to England as lounging attire as early as the seventeenth century, then known as moguls breeches but they soon fell out of fashion. The word pajama is recorded in English use in the first half of the nineteenth century and they did not become a fashion in Britain and the Western world as sleeping attire for men until the Victorian period, from about
Living In A Sexless Marriage -The Intimacy Crisis In Marriage – This is an Intimacy Crisis and it needs to stop! The enemy is laughing at us as we sit in our rooms with tears in our eyes. Living In A Sexless Marriage -The Intimacy Crisis In Marriage – This is an Intimacy Crisis and it needs to stop!.
Cuts and GOP Schadenfreude Tactics When the GOP cuts social welfare or means-tested programs, the astroturf troll war against these programs always has the tenor that somewhere someone lazy is getting money for at the hard-working taxpayer’s expense. Recently I noticed how this tactic is being moved around the social scale. I live in an area that still retains rent control, but recently, thanks to repeated incoming waves of crazy tech money such as the Facebook IPO, the rent control stock has been undermined by property speculation and Silicon Valley’s libertarian crowd has found a wedge to make a strong attack on the remaining units.
Since there is also a crisis in affordable housing, and due to a unique circumstance, a lack of Section 8 housing, a lot of genuinely elderly, poor, and disabled people are clinging to those rent-controlled units. And the rent control does not mean “cheap” here: Rent control means the landlord can’t suddenly raise the rents to match speculation prices. Anyway, during a recent forum debate on rent control a woman representing a young family probably a young male libertarian pretending to be such replied to my post on the comment of the plight of people on fixed incomes with barely contained outrage.
I could almost feel “her” eyes narrowing as she complained about how much her “family” had to pay while people on rent control “got away with” paying so much less. This was a step up from complaining that taxpayers were subsidizing the affordable housing of the poor. This was pure green-eyed envy, and, considering the untenable scale of recent rents in the area, I could imagine where it was coming from. If “good middle class people” couldn’t pay their rent and started losing their housing, the leadership of this sort of comment would direct their anger not toward the policymakers who had created the speculation bubble, but toward the poor people on fixed incomes, who were still “enjoying” rent controlled housing.
That post has been on my mind a lot. Though it’s been the only one where I’ve felt such a distinct chill of schadenfreude – I have to keep wondering if people might quietly vote against rent control because they WANTED to see those “lucky” elderly and disabled people thrown out on the street.