This is so nifty.
According to The Daily Beast’s summary, the script includes several mentions of Hillary’s presidential aspirations and desire to be taken seriously as a woman in a field dominated by men. There’s also a steamy sex scene between Hillary and Bill where the two “devour each other.” Later, while making up after a long separation, Bill plays Hillary some songs on his saxophone.
“Can you imagine? No women presidents? They were all boys!”
A glimpse at the future (spoiler: it includes adorable kids), courtesy of EMILY’s List.
Okay, so this makes me feel slightly optimistic. (As opposed to normal raging pessimism.)
I got goosebumps.
23 celebrated cartoonists, including Art Spiegelman and Roz Chast, unite to demand action against gun violence.
A a time when 33 people are murdered with guns every day in America and homicide rates in the United States exceed those of other high-income nations by 690%, it’s tragic how little progress we’ve made since 1944.
Also see Stephen King on gun control and violence.
Happy Birthday Willie Nelson!
“When I was in trouble in the White House or when I wanted to have some deep thoughts, I had a very high quality hi-fi player, and the number one thing I played was Willie Nelson songs. All the good things I did as a president, all the mistakes I made — you can blame half of that on Willie.”
-Jimmy Carter in an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine
Photos: Jimmy Carter with Willie Nelson and his guests outside of the Old Executive Building. 4/25/78; President Carter on stage at a performance by country western singer, Willie Nelson at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. 9/13/80.
The two remain friends today.
-from the Carter Library
Illustration by Jim Stoten
“The last thing we may want to do is read Boston suspect Miranda Rights telling him to ‘remain silent.’” - Sen. Lindsey Graham on twitter
“Passing this legislation is not just a victory on the House floor. This is victory for America” - Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D-Md., on CISPA passing in the House
Our lawmakers are delusional.
“Speaking is physically difficult for me. But my feelings are clear: I’m furious. I will not rest until we have righted the wrong these senators have done, and until we have changed our laws so we can look parents in the face and say: We are trying to keep your children safe. We cannot allow the…
Families get pennies on the dollar in the settlement for having been the victims of illegal activities or mistakes in the banks’ activities. You now know individual cases where the banks violated the law and you’re not going to tell the homeowners or at least it’s not clear if you’re going to do that?