March for Our Lives

We exercised our civic voice and joined the rally at the state capital to support the marching students. It was awesome to see such a motivated generation! We all tear’d up and chanted “enough!” despite the cold.  In the meantime, I’ll leave you with some #truth reading.

Super-interesting Article on “Political Correctness”

My thing about “political correctness” is that it’s not a constraint on free speech at all.  It’s simply acting civilized.  When somebody who is a particular thing asks you to refer to them a certain way, that’s just being civilized to accommodate them.  When people say “I hate all this political correctness”, I like to replace “political correct” with “being respectful”.  And then people just sound like dicks for saying “I hate all this being respectful”.

Read the article here.

Interesting discovery

We found this old newspaper crammed in the wall of the kitchen, probably as insulation. It’s from 1936, which is interesting to see all the cigarette ads …   Also, it’s clear that today that dude wouldn’t be arrested unless he was black … 🙁