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People Are Protesting Hobby Lobby In The Best Way Ever (PHOTOS)

Originally posted on Global Grind:


If you thought proponents of birth control were taking a back seat in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that allows for-profit companies to refuse coverage of contraception for religious reasons, think again.

In the most creative, delightfully shady and crafty way, women who are deemed less human than corporations (and their supporters) have taken to Hobby Lobby’s own crafting material to send a clear message.

Get the fuck out of our wombs.

It started with the picture above, one simple message designed with letter blocks at a Hobby Lobby Maryland branch by Policy Mic’s Adam Peck.

“It just seemed like a perfect opportunity to stage a kind of a silent protest, and the chance to use Hobby Lobby’s own products to do it was just too serendipitous to pass up,” Peck told Policy Mic. “I certainly don’t want to encourage other people to ransack their local…

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“John Adams” HBO Miniseries, The History of America

Originally posted on TalesAlongTheWay:

We decided to re-watch this wonderful miniseries based on the writing of the Pulitzer Prize winning author, David McCullough.  History comes alive with the superb acting, writing and story!   Yes, the inspirational  story of beginning of the United States of America.  It shows and tells the brave farmer army which took on the greatest army in the world, the writing of the Declaration of Independence, Adams and Jefferson in Europe, President George Washington and much more.  You might find yourself “binge watching” this seven episode miniseries.  It is available on HBO On Demand.

Continued  blessings of freedom!

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How John Oliver And HBO Shattered TV’s Comedy-News Format


I LOVE this show! It is on the same level of relevant satire as “Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” and “The Colbert Report”!

Originally posted on Variety:

Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true.

The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program “Last Week Tonight,” unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes and often pack as much research as a front-page story you might see from a traditional outlet like a newspaper (when front-page stories carried more weight in the modern news cycle). Last Sunday, Oliver presented a nearly 20-minute treatise on the plight of gay, lesbian and transgender citizens of Uganda, raising the notion that evangelicals from America may have played an instrumental role in harsh new treatment being doled out by that nation’s government.

The segment included nods to information from Al Jazeera, NPR, the Kaiser Family Foundation, CNN, MSNBC, Christian evangelical news organization World, and advocacy group Political Research Associates, not to mention…

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REV. AL SHARPTON: 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights, Free But Not Equal



Originally posted on Black America Web:

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07/02/14 – Rev. Al Sharpton talks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that was singed by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

“It opened up public accommodation and gave us freedom. If they gave their lives, how can we that have so much more freedom, not continue to fight now,” Sharpton says.

Click the link above to hear the entire interview!

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Fifty Years Ago TODAY, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Changed the Country for African Americans

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In American History, today is a very special day. Fifty years ago, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that transformed the treatment of African Americans in schools, buses, housing, libraries, movie theaters, department stores, voting booths, and so much more. This act abolished discrimination of a segregated America that was a LONG TIME coming.

I hope that we can remember its significance and its legacy this 4th of July weekend (and in the voting booths this November)!