I just read randomly Illinois referred to as an ‘island of abortion.’ I think the issue at stake is that kids come from out of state b/c we don’t have a parental notification for minors law. good! In other news, when does south america get an island? Ireland has the UK [and from what I read the middle east etc too]. antartica? oh wait, no more pregnant women are allowed to work...
identity politics, somewhat inarticulately rambled...
Language is such a funny day to day thing. Just like when you’re in year 2 of speaking decently as a kid, sometimes you speak great, some days you stumble, need a repeat. But I think what is the most tiring about living in a foreign country is that it can never just be. Whether I speak good or bad, it’s always a thing. Oh you speak great for a gringo! Oh where are you from! It’s...
everyone talks about how the first black president, or the first woman president are huge achievements. But I think it’ll be crazy when we have the first avowed atheist president. Listening to Obama spout cheesy interviews about how he has accepted Jesus as his savior, that kind of weird fundamentalist churchtalk, it makes me remember how entrenched that all still is. seriously, THAT will be...