Your Favorite Personal Care and Cleaning Products Went to the Lab, and They Came Back With This

∴ Take a deep breath (or maybe not) ∴ “This study found 156 different VOCs emitted from the 37 products, with an average of 15 VOCs per product. Of these 156 VOCs, 42 VOCs are classified as t…

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Natl Disability Voter Registration Week: Why do you #CripTheVote?

Disability Visibility Project

The #CripTheVote campaign invites you to tell us

 why you #CripTheVote!

The REV UP Campaign is coordinating a National Disability Voter Registration Week to increase the political power of people with disabilities while also engaging candidates and the media to recognize the disability community from July 11-15, 2016.

Click this link for an online voter registration form courtesy of RockTheVote!

Check out this article by Sarah Blahovec for more information: National Disability Voter Registration Week Is Coming. Here’s Why It Matters.

From July 11-15, tweet your story with:

“I #CripTheVote because_____________.”

Some things to consider when tweeting:

  • What does political/civic participation mean to you?
  • Why is it important that disabled people get involved politically?
  • What issues are you most concerned about this election?
  • What message do you want to send the candidates and other elected officials about the power of the disability vote?

Below are a few tweets from disabled people for…

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Clinton Speaks at African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia

Hillary Clinton Speeches


On Friday evening, Hillary Clinton spoke in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Clinton spoke about the events of the week: the police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; the police shooting of Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota; and the sniper attack in Dallas, Texas that killed five police officers and wounded several others. Clinton said that each of the killings were “senseless” and condemned violence saying, “We know there is something wrong in this country. There is too much violence, too much hate, too much senseless killing. Too many people dead who shouldn’t be.”

Clinton spoke about the racial divide that only seems to be growing saying, “As we know, there is clear evidence that African-Americans are much more likely to be killed in police incidents than any other group of Americans. And we know there is…

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Hillary Clinton is the Ideal President for our Age


Many have spent much time deriding Hillary supporters and challenging them on the basis for their support. This derision, to me, is ironic given how clear it is that Clinton is singularly qualified to be the President. I support Hillary because I think there is a nebula of qualities she possesses that make her an ideal democrat for this political moment.

We live in a time of remarkably complicated foreign policy challenges, when the United States must approach diplomacy with new vigor but when our enemies (who stone gays and sentence women, at birth, to lives of submission and abuse) must be aware that we are unafraid to use force. In such a time a former Secretary of State with a track record of diplomatic success and a reputation for hawkishness is just what the doctor ordered. She’s a student of men like Richard Holbrooke whose foreign policy philosophy, I think, deserves…

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