Chamblee54

Truth Or Non-Fiction

Posted in Library of Congress, Weekly Notes by chamblee54 on February 12, 2018

display of a link on this page does not indicate approval of content ~ … Men, women, and murder: gender-specific differences in rates of fatal violence and victimization. … homicides that occurred in the United States between 1976 and 1987. Only cases that involved victims aged 15 years or older were included. Persons killed during law enforcement activity and cases in which the victim’s gender was not recorded were excluded. A total of 215,273 homicides were studied, 77% of which involved male victims and 23% female victims. Although the overall risk of homicide for women was substantially lower than that of men … ~ Expanded Homicide Data Table 1 Total 15,070 male 11,821 female 3,208 ~ UNG professor Joshua Cuevas exposes online harassment ~ A New Reality? The Far Right’s Use of Cyberharassment against Academics One commenter suggested they alter a screenshot they had created to make it appear as though I had used the term nigger. ~ It was disappointing to see how easily so many people were duped. I was not surprised that visitors to the white supremacist website had fallen prey to the fabrications of one of their own, but I would have hoped that others would have had the evaluative skills to see through this transparent ruse. ~ Words You Can’t Say ~ transcript ~ @realbuntyking My position on the Alt-Right and this callout culture we’ve built. ~ Don’t fall for the star-spangled voodoo history ~ church ~ Trying to be a Nice Guy: Consent and Queer Rape Culture in the wake of Ansari-gate ~ In Conversation: Quincy Jones ~ The Confederate General Who Was Erased ~ Widow Says Yes, He Did Bang Brando … And There’s No Shame ~ Famous actress calls out Atlanta restaurant: ‘I can’t believe this!’ ~ @Lesdoggg Ok dam I wanted a nice meal and wow Atlanta Fish Market gave me the worse service I’ve EVER gotten. Then instead of the manager coming to make it better, he came and gave me the worse attitude EVER! I can’t believe this! ~ The Most Dangerous Gay Man in America Fought Violence With Violence ~ Principles of Adult Behavior ~ A Stanford psychologist on the art of avoiding assholes ~ mtv decoded 1:28 There are tumblrs and twitter accounts dedicated to documenting these racist messages and when i want to feel even worse about the world i read them ~ Beyond Burkhart’s: Black folks pay price for LGBTQ Atlanta racism ~ storycorps ~ Stop Tone Policing My Outrage at this President ~ Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement Ethical, Teamwork, Authentic, Fun, Customer-oriented ~ Here’s what war with North Korea would look like ~ Former Burkhart’s GM speaks out on racism controversy ~ I Am Midtown movement members allege residents harassing MSR, Blake’s, TEN ~ Shakedown gone wrong! 100% avoidable (what do I know). To all those who refuse to roll over, keep it up. We need more hero’s like you. Rip Tierre Guthrie ~ @mbsycamore It’s funny when you separate your bookshelves into fiction and nonfiction, and then you think you might have lost that book, where is it, it’s not with the others by the same author, but then you realize oh, it’s in the other section. @chamblee54 Do other languages have the fiction/nonfiction binary? I was going to say truth or fiction, then I realized that truth or nonfiction was more accurate. ~ The chrome is on that hitch for a reason. It is not meant to be sucked off. ~ @GlennLoury .@JohnHMcWhorter you don’t hear excrescence very often, but spell check recognizes it, so it must be real ~ your pal Ta-Nehisi Coates was on wtf podcast recently he too is getting tired of talking about race ~ This may not solve your problem, but drink lots of water. The discs on your spine are full of fluid, and if they dry out there are problems. I am not familiar with your specific situation, and do not know if this will help. I will say that this usually helps me when my back is feeling gnarly, and probably would not hurt to try. ~ 60% of gun violence deaths are in this country are women 51:11 ~ I just got a call from a political survey. They asked five questions. Are you talking on a land line or a cell phone? Are you in a place where you can talk without endangering yourself or any others? Are you democrat, republican, independent, or something else? After answering something else, Do you lean closer to the democrats or the republicans? I answered the last question, and the lady thanked me for my time. ~ Hopefully The United States will not be invaded by Germany. Mr. Stalin, for all his shortcomings, did have some issues to deal with ~ If @QuincyDJones dated @IvankaTrump , then is @realDonaldTrump really a #racist? ~ Russ Meyer had a movie titled Vixen It played at a dirty movie house on the Peachtree Street strip, during the hippie era They had a phone number you could call, and *Vixen* would invite you to come see her I called that number about a dozen times ~ The democrats said, Dear Racist voters, your vote will never be missed You see how that turned out ~ #GeorgeWBush There is pretty clear evidence that the United States interfered in the 2005 Iraqi elections ~ Kurt Vonnegut has become somewhat of a liberal icon, a Pall Mall smoking gargoyle of grooviness. ~ pictures for this foggy lundi gras morning are from The Library of Congress. ~ selah

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