Category Archives: Heroes

It’s National Library Week!

Unbelievable: CHICAGO —The American Library Association (ALA) kicks off National Library Week with the release of its State of America’s Libraries Report, highlighting the challenges U.S. libraries faced in the second year of the pandemic – as well as the ways … Continue reading

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ka-BOOM!

NEW AD: America, it's time for choosing. pic.twitter.com/0D8EKubrzh — STRIKE PAC (@StrikePac) March 15, 2022 Scissorhead Jimmy-T found this over at our pal Ten Bears [Cassandra’s Graandson] place, it’s pretty good.  Strike PAC is a new (to me) and it … Continue reading

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In Praise of Heroes

I want to take a moment to praise the people of Ukraine and their president. President Zelensky could’ve  fled or gone into hiding in a bunker —like a common Trump during a Black Lives Matter protest— but instead he has stood … Continue reading

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Uh-Oh

Apparently, a woman just ran onto the stage during a Russian state television news broadcast with a sign that said, “Stop the war! Don’t believe propaganda! They’re lying to you here!” pic.twitter.com/nn5XWsh4Wn — Kevin Rothrock (@KevinRothrock) March 14, 2022 Hey … Continue reading

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Heroes

This video has been making the rounds. I am sincerely awed by this sort of bravery, spitballing in the face of doom. Flags are at half mast for the Ukrainian heroes of Snake Island. (Hat tip: Scissorhead MDavis was first)

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Bad Signs, Cont.

Librarians are an optimistic lot.

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RIP, Sidney Poitier

The legendary actor who made history as the first Black man to win the Oscar for Best Actor, has died at the age of 94. Vanity Fair has an excellent piece up on Poitier, so much I never knew. He … Continue reading

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Hair Füror: ‘Remember This Day Forever’

I like this tweet last night and I hope that if any kind of official holiday ever happens, it is along these lines: You think it's Insurrection Eve.But it's not. It's really not.It can't be. Because tomorrow is Badass Motherfucker … Continue reading

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France Honors Josephine Baker

We need something uplifting to conclude our morning, Scissorheads, and this AP story is just the ticket: Black artist Josephine Baker honored at France’s Pantheon PARIS (AP) — The voice of Josephine Baker, speaking and singing, will resonate Tuesday in … Continue reading

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Area Woman Hands Local Man His Ass

Asked if Biden would ever apologize to Kyle Rittenhouse, Psaki notes that Rittenhouse posed for photos with Proud Boys pic.twitter.com/soYAu7bUYz — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 23, 2021 When is she gonna give him a swirly? Jen Psaki the gold standard … Continue reading

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