Food Realities

Find your local Food Bank. Here in Austin, it’s the Capital Area Food Bank.  To donate to CAFB, click here.  Want to donate food?  Here’s the link to a list of foods they need and accept.  And just so you know, they will accept food you grow in your backyard.

Flashback

What I wrote on August 19, 2010 in a post directed at Sarah Palin (in the wake of her defense of Dr. Laura’s condescending and n-word filled take down of a black caller): Second, stop acting like politics is a violent battlefield where people shoot each other.  Because some people do actually commit violence because …

Rhetoric

Last night, Obama said this in the wake of the attempted assassination of Rep. Giffords: And if, as has been discussed in recent days, their deaths help usher in more civility in our public discourse, let’s remember that it is not because a simple lack of civility caused this tragedy, but rather because only a …