It doesn’t matter how many people we register if they are disenfranchised for stupid reasons.
Oh, yes! This was a big theme at the Corn Feed yesterday, too--I will def. be knocking on doors and, as always, walking my students through the process and its importance. Our campus is wonderful about having registration drives and on-campus early voting. I’m lucky to be working where I work and with the population I…
Registration of young and POC voters in your locality. 100 million people didn’t vote in the national election in 2016.
I get a little burnt out on calling/emailing my reps, mostly because all three of them are Democrats. So it’s a cross between preaching to the choir and shouting into the void. It doesn’t help that my Congressperson is a freshman, one of my Senators is running for President, and the other one can’t get out of his own…
I was actually thinking about Colorado as well - Boulder?
I lived in Boise for 5 years and loved it. It’s a liberal bastion in a scary-red state (like, home of the Aryan Nations-scary).
As much as I dislike Amazon, this is one of the things I will buy from them, because about the only other alternatives aren’t really local (electronics or office supply stores), and their markups are just absurd. I don’t remember the specifics, but something that would run ~$5.00 on Amazon would easily be ~$20.00 or…
Shit, I work here (corporate) and I’m not buying anything in solidarity... I regret that I still had to show up in the office. Oh well.
I saw this article the other day listing all the companies that Amazon owns - their reach is enormous.
I don’t really like amazon, and I try to minimize what I buy there, mostly because their warehouses sound like hellish places to work. And then there is the strike thing, and I want to support the workers...
Yeah, they’re walking out today in protest of intolerable working conditions. People have been asked to boycott Prime Day, Whole Foods, IMDB, and all other amazon-held companies.
The security concerns alone of smart home stuff makes my skin crawl. I understand it for people with certain mental health issues-I get nervous about my stove, and an app to check might be really handy- but beyond that, not my jam.
I pledge right now that I will donate $100 to his senatorial campaign. I will even call it in from my Denver area code* mobile phone.
I felt bad packing up (but also we’d been sitting in a 96 degree heat index for 3 hours) but I did wonder how many times he’s seen people leave like that when he takes the stage. That CA booing seems to have set a tone.
I just keep waiting for Hickenlooper to come back to Colorado and announce he is running against Gardner. Like dude, I know it’s a disappointment, but you aren’t going to be President. But, don’t waste that good will you’ve built here.
Good news - I’m glad they did a good job - that makes a world of difference with like reduced stress etc. Hope it’s a smooth transition. :)
SIX?! THE FUCK?! What mover wants to do that? UGH definitely let them know your annoyance with their flakiness when they get there - and you can write a review - it is awful when people do that and that can totally fuck up your other plans if you have them - RUDE and unprofessional. I hope you feel better soon!…
I am honestly seeing red about this “paying other people to rear your child”...as though the 8 hours a day my kid is at daycare erases the effort of conceiving her (lesbians, so it was a little more involved than getting amorous), carrying her infuckingside me for 9 months, being in labor for two days, having an…
What the fuck is this comment.