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We were on an acid trip and the sun was shining and the girls were dancing and the whole thing was beautiful and 60s, and this guy who I really didnt know; he hadnt made Easy Rider or anything kept coming over, wearing shades, saying, I know what its like to be dead, and we kept leaving him because he was so boring! And I used it for the song.
It will continue to be jarring when we hear the names of some of our faves connected to sexual violence unless we shift from talking about individuals... and begin to talk about power. Sexual violence is about power and privilege. That doesn't change if the perpetrator is your favorite actress, activist or professor of any gender.
The safety of our community is absolutely critical to us. That’s why we have community standardsthat explain what content is allowed on our platform. There is no place for terrorist organizations or members of those organizations on Facebook, and we remove related content as soon as we become aware of it, the Facebook spokesperson said. We take this seriously and are committed to making the environment of our platforms safe.
Ms. Brown described herself in an interview as a government contractor — ‘almost like a broker,’ she said — who does not keep employees or specialize in any field but is able to procure subcontracted work as needed, and get a cut of the money along the way. She claims a fashion line and has several self-published books, and describes herself on Twitter as ‘A Diva, Mogul, Author, Idealist with scars to prove it,’.
Hillary Clinton is the right choice for the Democrats to present a vision for America that is radically different from the one that leading Republican candidates offer -- a vision in which middle-class Americans have a real shot at prosperity, women's rights are enhanced, undocumented immigrants are given a chance at legitimacy, international alliances are nurtured and the country is kept safe.