I would like to take a moment out to ask you to please make sure you vote liberal/democrat/independent in the midterm elections, and then again in 2012.
If you think that you don't need to vote, because there's no way the teaparty/ republicans / racists / whatever can win, please remember that every vote counts.
Here are some short reminders of why you need to vote.
(Backstory: pictures floating around which were supposedly of Obama's mother. Snopes says they were actually a 1950s pin up model. These are some comments on one website thread with the pictures. Click to enlarge if you can't read them.)
Among all this, one woman chose to call out these people for their words.
This is the response she got:
Reflecting on Privilege
6 months ago