We have a long way to go, but Jason Collins’ bravery is to be commended. So, a few toons to carry you through the night.
Posts Tagged ‘collins
POTUS brought down the house on Sat night at #WHCD – but he didn’t take questions. So, today he will. 10:15am in Brady Briefing Room.
— Jay Carney (EOP) (@PressSec) April 30, 2013
10:15: President Obama holds a press conference
11:45: The President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr Jill Biden make a significant employment announcement for veterans and military spouses
— John (@johnd1967) April 29, 2013
MarketWatch: In another sign of an improving deficit picture, the Treasury on Monday said it expects to pay off debt in the current quarter for the first time in six years.
In a statement, Treasury said it now expects to pay off $35 billion of debt in the April-to-June quarter, compared to an earlier projection, given in February, that it would have to borrow $103 billion.
This will be the first quarter that Treasury has paid off debt since April-to-June period 2007.
US home prices jump in February from a year ago by largest amount since May 2006: apne.ws/YjnLFr -RAS
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 30, 2013
ThinkProgress: Over the last several days, the Syrian crisis has exploded back into the news. As the U.S. debates how to respond to the now two-year long struggle, here’s the what you need to know….
— Ed Markey (@EdMarkey) April 30, 2013
“I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay”
Imagine you’re in the oven, baking. Some of us know and accept our sexuality right away and some need more time to cook. I should know — I baked for 33 years.
So proud of you, Jason Collins! This is a huge step forward for our country. We’ve got your back! -mo
— FLOTUS (@FLOTUS) April 29, 2013
President Obama spoke by phone to Jason Collins @jasoncollins34 after his announcement. Obama offered support/congratulations on courage.
— Major Garrett(@MajorCBS) April 29, 2013
Thanks, @jasoncollins34, for your bravery and honesty. OFA supporters everywhere stand with you today.
— OFA (@OFA) April 29, 2013
“Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it’s a good place to start.” sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/… J.Collins b/c 1rst openly gay athlete
— The lovely Plains (@DaRiverZkind) April 29, 2013