The first was TJ. Then came Samantha, Aaron, Nick, and Kevin. Over the past two years, a total of nine teenagers have committed suicide in a Minnesota school district represented by Rep. Michele Bachmann—the latest in May—and many more students have attempted to take their lives. State public…
citymunkie: This really disturbs me. How can she sleep at night knowing the children of her community are taking their own lives because of this hate mongering??
This was just such a well written letter from an indie bookstore to their community about the closing of Borders. I just wanted to share because it touched upon so many excellent points about big box book stores, Amazon, indies and the publishing community in general.
But I apparently cannot change my last name. Our license was rejected and now it will take even longer to go through this ridiculous bureaucratic process of getting my name changed. Not a happy camper, thank goodness the Boo took me out for a romantic one month of marriage dinner at Chirping Chicken before I got this news.
Edit: Since I can’t figure out how to reply to you guys I’m doing it here. We need to provide additional information and it will be refiled but it’s frustrating because I could have provided the info during one of my three phone calls to see what the hold up was. Our wedding still counts, it’s just frustrating.
“…the federal government’s position discourages scientists from pursuing research needed to test the drug’s medical effectiveness. “We’re trapped in kind of a vicious cycle here,” he said. “It’s always a danger if the government acts on certain kinds of persuasions or beliefs rather than evidence.””—http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-marijuana-20110709,0,1346255.story