Blacks Talking Funny Like Whites

Above: Samples from hilarious  Buzzfeed video below

Above: Samples from hilarious Buzzfeed video below

• A different language is a different vision of life. —Federico Fellini

Above:  2010 Census : Blacks as Percent of Population

Above: 2010 Census: Blacks as Percent of Population

• “Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?” ―Chris Rock

1860   C  ensus of Slaves . source: retronaut.com    Slaves outnumbered "frees" in some states and comprised a third of the South's population.

1860 Census of Slaves. source: retronaut.com   
Slaves outnumbered "frees" in some states and comprised a third of the South's population.

• “Race is there. You're tired of hearing about it? Imagine how fucking exhausting it is living it.”
― Jon Stewart

Above: Growth of Hispanics (purple) outpaces  Blacks (red)  and all others.  Whites (blues) decline .

Above: Growth of Hispanics (purple) outpaces Blacks (red) and all others. Whites (blues) decline.

• “Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.” ―Tiger Woods

• “A lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me.” ―Barack Obama

Above: Increased  polarization  over three decades

Above: Increased polarization over three decades

• "Words are my language." —Patty Warren

Celebrating Labor - Out Our Window

All photos taken from inside Fizzdom's San Francisco studio 

All photos taken from inside Fizzdom's San Francisco studio 

• “If all the cars in the U.S. were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.” —Doug Larson

• “If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.” —Abraham Lincoln 

Film crew  sets up a chase scene around our block.

Film crew sets up a chase scene around our block.

• “I think organized labor is a necessary part of democracy. Organized labor is the only way to have fair distribution of wealth.” —Dolores Huerta

• “Of all the American educational system's problems, none is more severe than the academic year beginning before Labor Day.” —P. J. O'Rourke

Emergency responders  deal with a grounded cabin cruiser on SF's Ocean Beach highjacked by drunk man celebrating his 35th birthday. He travelled over 20 miles through the Bay and the Golden Gate before calling it a night. 

Emergency responders deal with a grounded cabin cruiser on SF's Ocean Beach highjacked by drunk man celebrating his 35th birthday. He travelled over 20 miles through the Bay and the Golden Gate before calling it a night. 

• “Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” —Ovid  

Source: The Century Foundation tcf.org

Source: The Century Foundation tcf.org

Obama Battles the Bullies

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President Obama steams under his cool facade while House and Senate adversaries act out. Obama is being hammered on Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act), the Benghazi terrorist attack and a litany of issues.

• For levity, Obama delivers some great zingers below at the 100th Annual White House Correspondents' Dinner joke fest, followed by featured comedian Joel McHale's barrage at political insiders (5.3.14).

• Political sage Robert Strauss, author of the animated quote on top, was Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee from 1972 to 1977 (Watergate era). He later served as U.S. Ambassador to Russia/Soviet Union, Special Ambassador for the Middle East, and U.S. Trade Representative. He died on March 19, 2014 at 95.