Thursday, June 16, 2011

Daily Blend: Thursday, June 16, 2011

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Ben Alley
Ben Alley
  • More technological cluelessness: Senators want to make it a crime to stream copyrighted content (such as embedding YouTube videos on a blog).
    (via The Agitator)

  • In sophomore year, Ben [Alley] [pictured] informed his parents that he is gay. They informed him he wouldn't be coming home after school the next day -- or ever again.
    (via Dispatches from the Culture Wars)

  • Excellent essay by John Cheese at It really does get better, and not just for LGBT teens.

  • Well, damn. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) resigns over the latest stupid-inane-pseudo-“scandal”.
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • Glenn Greenwald on US politics: Tyranny and war-mongering? Let it slide. Political “sex scandal”? OMG FIRE HIM NAAOOO

  • Man fired after asking for a modified schedule to deal with his wife’s cancer.

  • Samuel L. Jackson reads the “children’s book” Go the Fuck to Sleep.
    (via The Agitator)

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