so schwarzzeneger (guy with hardest name to spell since deukmagian)
approved a gay marriage act.
california repealed it.
i'm really happy i got a black president for my birthday.
but - sorry guys - i was so caught up in making an anti-nationalist stand that i forgot one thing that WAS REALLY important to me.
califormia repealed their same-sex
part two ... As a fairly a-political American expat, I realized – about a month ago – that I have no idea what’s going on in their country. In my adopted country. My realizations are coming slowly, although the crash-course I’ve had has been intense. If I introduce the topic to my students, entire class hours disappear; textbooks lay neglected on the table.
MSZP is the Socialist party, and the party in power. They must be good. Because socialism is the pole that
(something i wrote after a riot in the spring) Alien Privilege
I tasted tear gas for the first time yesterday. It tasted like nothing.
It felt like nothing, too, at first.
We’d gone about a block and a half – from Baross Street, past a side street where people had been making fun of the dozen riot police officers who were running toward us.
“Ha ha! We got past the police line. Stupid pigs.”