When talking about our agendas for the day, I told my 5yo I was a little nervous about a meeting I have today. He said, “Mama, I am nervous all the time. I know what to do.” So friends, here is all the advice he could fit into the drive to school:
Would you help me tweet this around the world?
But kindness does not = justice
But civility is not the humane response to injustice
Love is essential
But love is not a passive, weeping bystander
Love puts in work.
For the GOP, children slaughtered in their classrooms is the cost of freedom while wearing a mask in the middle of a deadly pandemic is too high a price to pay. “Sanctity of life”, my ass. They are a death cult.
Also, the death of *any* individual fully vaccinated person, even one without myeloma, wouldn’t raise questions about vaccine effectiveness. It’s not like “all scientific data shows they’re overwhelmingly effective in preventing death, but now that Jim died, you gotta wonder.”
NEW: The workers who make Rice Krispies & Froot Loops are on strike at all Kellogg's U.S. cereal plants. They work 16-hour forced overtime shifts and 7-day work weeks, sometimes up to 120 days straight.
Now, amid record profits, Kellogg's wants to cut their pay & benefits.
This morning, my husband made a sarcastic comment to our Robot Overlord (Alexa) and she immediately played
‘s bit about “fuck-squatch.” It’s a sign from the universe about **something**, dontcha think?
Three police officers went to an *elementary* school in Tennessee & arrested four Black girls.
One girl fell to her knees. Another threw up. Police handcuffed the youngest, an 8 yo with pigtails.
Their supposed crime? Watching some boys fight — and not stopping them. (THREAD)