Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, South Carolina, during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on leaks to the press about subjects such as US cyber warfare preparation, the killing of Osama Bin Laden and US kill lists. Los Angeles Times, House Republicans consider prosecuting reporters over leaks.
Evidently, Gowdy isn’t a fan of Shield Laws.
I didn’t drink an insane amount last night, but it was just enough that I’m now starting to remember some of the specific things I said/yelled across the stadium and ho-ly shit, it’s a good thing these theater kids love me so much.
Basically, me last night … just replace “theater kids” with “journalists.”
On This Day in Pittsburgh History: November 21, 1960
Light Up Night has its first official debut at 6 p.m., and all department stores unveil their holiday displays. The previous year a smaller unofficial light-up event was launched. [Wikipedia; Brady Stewart]
Pittsburgh, I will be in you soon. (See also: Things For Which I Am Thankful.)
What I would like is to ban men from speaking about women’s bodies for a period of time sufficient enough for men, and mostly politicians, to stop being afraid of the word vagina, stop spouting bizarre pseudoscience about magical uteri, stop legislating abortion and being particularly cavalier…
if it doesn’t come bursting out of you
in spite of everything,
don’t do it.
unless it comes unasked out of your
heart and your mind and your mouth
and your gut,
don’t do it.
if you have to sit for hours
staring at your computer screen
or hunched over your
searching for words,