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Wait, you mean there are actual Iraqis in Iraq?

Whoops. Forgot about them. About 2 million Iraqis are displaced inside Iraq, and an estimated 2.2 million more have fled to Syria, Jordan and other neighboring countries, where they are straining local resources and threatening to destabilize host communities, the … Continue reading

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Circles

(I hate looking up these stories. Google “transgender murder san francisco” and, whoops, the first several links are for the wrong people.) Daphne Gottlieb wrote this post about Ruby Rodriguez (Ordenana), the transwoman who was murdered in my hometown several … Continue reading

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Rape survivor jailed, denied EC

A woman was raped by a stranger, went to the police to report it, and was thrown in jail when a paperwork error showed there was a warrant out for her arrest — from when she was a juvenile. Whoops. … Continue reading

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Guess who I met tonight

Two clues: 1. Distinctive voice 2. National Review Give up?

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All Things Come From Whoops

I am working on putting together and refining a five minute story to be told for an American Sign Language exam tomorrow. Chuck, my evil and competent classmate, is great at this stuff (as well he should be, writing his … Continue reading

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