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Update: the live broadcast from the Ninth Circuit Court hearing oral arguments about Trump's Muslim ban is now over (political)

The New York Times is livestreaming audio from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, where three appellate judges are listening to oral arguments in regards to a temporary restraining order (TRO) granted in Washington state which halted the Muslim ban’s implementation. Several correspondents are…

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Strategies for Hope

I hadn’t previously heard of North Carolina minister, the Rev. Dr. William Barber II* before seeing this video. But his message of bringing people together to focus on issues that concern us despite the lines which divide us filled me with a sense of peace I didn’t think was possible on a day like today. Thought…

Facebook trolling**

I follow a Facebook group made up primarily of folks who own bro-dozers*, jeeps, and other off-road capable vehicles. They’re currently holding a profile photo contest and everyone is posting photos of their trucks covered in sand or mud. I’m tempted to post a photo of Jelly Bean with the caption, “She’s small, but…