April 19, 2014
Justice Scalia to Student: If Taxes Get too High, People “Should Revolt”

Justice Scalia to Student: If Taxes Get too High, People “Should Revolt”

If Conservatives consider demonstrations against wealth inequality to be “class warfare,” then what is this? Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a packed room of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people should consider rising up.

Scalia was at the University of Tennessee College of Law this week when a student asked him about the constitutionality of the…

View On WordPress

April 19, 2014
Ohio Teacher Fired After Telling Student ‘We Don’t Need Another Black President’

Ohio Teacher Fired After Telling Student ‘We Don’t Need Another Black President’

An Ohio teacher who was accused of telling an African American student with presidential aspirations that the country didn’t “need another black president” in December, has finally been fired. As more details emerged about his behavior during the school’s investigation, it would seem this was a long time coming.

The Fairfield Board of Education voted 4-0 in favor of dismissing science teacher Gil…

View On WordPress

11:39am  |   URL: http://tmblr.co/ZyjRzv1DVWvpW
Filed under: education Ohio racism 
April 19, 2014
10 Hilarious Examples Of What Happens When Kids Are Unsupervised

10 Hilarious Examples Of What Happens When Kids Are Unsupervised

When the gift of parenthood has been granted to you, it’s obvious that the fragile life you have created needs to be protected and guided. But after a while, you’ll learn that you need to have a sense of humor to get through the challenging times!

These 10 children somehow found a way to get themselves in the craziest of predicaments. These photos prove that sometimes all you can do is laugh…and…

View On WordPress

April 19, 2014
8-Year-Old Creates Food Drive To Feed Needy Children In His Town For A Year

8-Year-Old Creates Food Drive To Feed Needy Children In His Town For A Year

Most 8-year-olds spend their time playing and riding bikes, but William Winslow isn’t exactly average. This second grader at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C instead spends his time fighting childhood hunger in his community.

Just this year, William has collected enough food and money to feed at least 16 children for a whole year.

original (3)

William began his food drive after learning about…

View On WordPress

April 19, 2014
Comfort Dogs Arrive In Boston To Calm Survivors Before Marathon

Comfort Dogs Arrive In Boston To Calm Survivors Before Marathon

This past weekend, Boston got some extra love when the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dogs returned for the 2014 Boston Marathon.

o-COMFORT-DOGS-570 (2)

Four golden retrievers named Luther, Ruthie, Hannah and Rufus flew all the way from Illinois to Massachusetts to provide comfort at the First Lutheran Church of Boston. Two more comfort dogs from Newtown, Connecticut also arrived earlier in the week.

o-COMFORT-DOGS-570 (1)

This trip…

View On WordPress

April 19, 2014

Two Girls Confront And Destroy Religious Stereotypes In A Performance That Will Leave You Speechless

These two women, Amina Iro and Hannah Halpern were raised to see each other’s differences. In a powerful performance filmed at Brave New Voices 2013 Quarter Finals in Washington, D.C., they confront and shatter all the stereotypes that have kept them apart.

April 19, 2014
Make-A-Wish Foundation Helps Boy With Muscular Dystrophy Fly Like Iron Man

Make-A-Wish Foundation Helps Boy With Muscular Dystrophy Fly Like Iron Man

Max Vertin is an 8-year-old suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare genetic condition that causes muscular degeneration and gets worse over time. Max had dreams of flying like Iron Man, his favorite superhero…and thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, his dream came true.

slide_345812_3624429_free

slide_345812_3624427_free

The Make-A-Wish Foundation gave Max, who is now known as “Iron Max,” the opportunity to ride the air at a Colorado…

View On WordPress

April 19, 2014
11 Types Of Parents That Should Be Banned From Social Media

11 Types Of Parents That Should Be Banned From Social Media

Whether you’re a parent yourself or just happen to know a lot of parents that use social media (who doesn’t?), we can all agree that some things should not be done! Here are 11 parents that should be banned from social media – see if you can recognize your friends in any of these examples!

1. Parents who create profiles for their babies…so they can interact with them

enhanced-buzz-10653-1397674567-4

2. Parents who upload way…

View On WordPress

April 18, 2014
SC Town Rallies Behind Fired Lesbian Police Chief, Accuses Mayor of Bigotry

SC Town Rallies Behind Fired Lesbian Police Chief, Accuses Mayor of Bigotry

After 20 years of spotless service as a member of the police department, Police Chief Crystal Moore was abruptly fired from her post in a unilateral decision by the town’s mayor. Now, the entire town is standing with Moore and accusing the mayor of at best, holding a vendetta and at worst, outright homophobic discrimination.

Moore had never received a single reprimand in her entire career before…

View On WordPress

April 18, 2014
Kim Novak Confronts Bullies From The Oscars In An Open Letter On Facebook

Kim Novak Confronts Bullies From The Oscars In An Open Letter On Facebook

Last month during the Oscar ceremony, actress Kim Novak was shocked to hear cruel comments about her appearance from fellow celebrities such as Donald Trump.

Screen Shot 2014-04-18 at 3.04.22 PM

She said:

“It really did throw me into a tailspin and it hit me hard. For days, I didn’t leave the house, and it got to me like it gets kids and teenagers.”

kim-novak-435x580

Kim, 81, was originally so crushed by the bullying that she was silent for weeks,…

View On WordPress

Liked posts on Tumblr: More liked posts »