Political Round-Up, April 16th, 2016

Stuff I found of Pinterest

Art by Rob Goldstein

‘Francis gave us a new life’: Syrian refugees taken in by Vatican

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Quotes from a privileged idiot

 

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Stupid Is as Stupid Does

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The Republican War on Women’s Bodies

 

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The Most Useful Idiot in American Politics
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People Matter

 

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Ignorance Now Available in Color

 

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The Most Pathetic People in American Politics

 

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Imagine all the People; voting to improve the quality of our lives.

 

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No one gets rich on his own; get over it!

 

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If you vote for a Democratic President and give him a Republican Congress you don’t want change, you want a scapegoat.

November’s Influential Woman Writer

J.D. Thompson

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.

A few weeks ago, I made the decision to regularly post pieces highlighting influential women authors in history. I feel very strongly about sharing these stories with you because in the end, we as women are the key to our own advancement. We have the ability to reshape the status quo. It’s my belief that by letting ourselves be inspired by the people who built the foundation that raised us out of the trenches as a gender we will continue to strive for equality. These aren’t meant to be biographical posts; if you wish to read the person’s short life description you can refer to Wikipedia. My goal is simply to share these writers with you and hope that it peaks your interest enough…

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Becoming More Connected

Eric Tonningsen's Awakening to Awareness

“The most basic and powerful way to connect with another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.” ~ Rachel Naomi Remen

The value of our life, work, and relationships is the power of our connection to and with them. The question is, are we connected to them or just attached to them? The answer affects not only the value, but the energy they give to or take from us. If we are connected to them they enrich the time we give to them. If we are attached to them, they drain our energy and can leave us disappointed.

The source of our attachment is always found in the perceived needs of what is missing in our lives. We want to possess people, money, and…

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