Our charter language did not mention that a human had to serve. The way it was...– Mark Crawford, vice president of the Hillbrook/Tall Oaks Civic Association in Annandale, Va. and owner of the dog that was recently elected as president of said association. Crawford said he submitted his dog, Ms. Beatha Lee, as a candidate because he couldn’t convince any of his neighbors to run....
Fresh Air, 10:49AM
Me: Feel free to publish the piece on the Supreme Court when you're done editing.
Editor: I just realized that I could probably edit if I stopped tumblring. EUREKA!
Concussion Leaves 14-Year-Old Right-Handed... →
abcworldnews: File this under the category of things we didn’t know were possible.
Wondering where all the lady journalists are? →
futurejournalismproject: thepoliticalnotebook: Well, they’re on Tumblr, where all the cool people are. Lady Journos is a blog dedicated to highlighting ”the work of journalists who happen to be women” and to closing “the byline gender gap.” Follow away. Serendipity: just finished reading Elissa Strauss’ follow-up on the byline gap in magazine publishing. In it she gets feedback from...
Dear friend. We received your kind letter in which you condemned the American...– Muammar Gaddafi in a letter to a group of second-graders in St. Paul, Minnesota. Students wrote the dictator in 1986 to ask him to stop bombing the U.S., and he replied. (via minnpost)
Gov. Scott Walker Has 20 Minute Phone Conversation... →
mediaite: This totally isn’t funny…except that it’s kind of funny.
If I could make it at Hooters, I could make it anywhere.– Tennessee state Rep. Julia Hurley, a Republican, in an article for Hooters magazine about how the time she spent working at the restaurant chain taught her how to overcome obstacles. (via officialssay)