While railroads spent more on stock buybacks than rail safety, Warren Buffett became $42 billion richer & is worth $106 billion. On Friday, Buffett became $435 million richer, enough to provide 7 paid sick days to every rail worker in America for an entire year. Ban the buybacks. https://twitter.com/CNBC/status/1629482734358863883
Michael Knowles, a commentator at Ben Shapiro's Daily Wire website, has called for the criminalization of all trans people. I sure hope all the people "just asking questions" about trans people who *toooootally* aren't transphobic will pause from concern-trolling about kids to actually pushing back on calls for genocide against trans people. https://www.mediamatters.org/daily-wire/daily-wire-host-you-have-ban-transgenderism-entirely
✡️ This morning a Shoah denier commented “6 million must lie” on an old Tiktok of mine, so it’s time for another Yiddish curse! ✡️
🧿 “Dee leber zol dir shteklechvayz doord der noz aroysfleen!” 🧿
📚 trans.: “May your liver come out through your nose piece by piece!” 📚
[SOURCE: "If You Can’t Say Anything Nice, Say It In Yiddish: The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses” (Lita Epstein)]
In 1977, NASA began looking for women astronauts.
Sally Ride spotted an ad about it in the Stanford school newspaper & applied. She was one of six women chosen.
In 1983, Ride became the first American woman to travel into space. Her role as a mission specialist was to work a robotic arm to put satellites into space.
Ride went on to teach at UC San Diego & worked to promote women & girls in STEM. She also wrote children’s books about exploring #space. https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/who-was-sally-ride-58.html #HistoryRemix
Today is February 28
💄 228 Memorial Day
🇪🇸 Andalucia Day
💄 Floral Design Day
💄 Global Scouse Day
💄 International Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day
💄 Linus Pauling Day
💄 National Chocolate Souffle Day
💄 National Customized Wheel and Tire Day
💄 National Essay Day
💄 National Pancake Day
💄 National Public Sleeping Day
💄 National Science Day
💄 National Time Refund Day
💄 National Vegan Lipstick Day
💄 Rare Disease Day
💄 US Snow Shoe Day
💄 World Spay Day
The Postal Board of Governors, which still refuses to fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, meets today for its first session of 2023.
Two board seats previously held by Trump nominees opened up in December.
Biden must fill them without further delay.
And now they enter the “finding out” phase of their clever plan.
Compassionate vegan holistic health educator, lifelong learner, hiker, D voter since the age of 18, every D primary, every general, every year. #Slava Ukraini. 🌻🇺🇦💙💛
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