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littlemissmartypants

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Gender: Female
Current location: Top of a hill.
Member since: Tue Aug 28, 2012, 07:58 PM
Number of posts: 5,540

About Me

I was born in North Carolina. I plan to die in North Carolina.

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Peggy you got some really great shots of him! Thanks for sharing

Gratitude to you and WC. Music gives us flow by being engaging whilst we also lose ourselves. Flow heals & is touted for pain relief in some circles.
Love, Peace and Shelter. Lmsp
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Fri Jun 6, 2014, 12:41 AM (0 replies)

ALEC in action, NC is next. The 40 yr. old plan

TO END ROE VS. WADE IN THE SUPREME COURT. It has been the plan all along!! Thanks, Phyllis. I am furious!
No one should be in my vagina without my permission. Symbolic rape is still rape. I have brewing rage and I will not be ignored. #FJL

Love, Peace and Shelter. Lmsp
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Wed Jun 4, 2014, 05:53 PM (1 replies)

Thank you for your post.

I too am from NC. My ancestry here predates the formation of "a more perfect union" and I have and will continue to march with Reverend Barber. I am now an assistant judge with my local board of elections. I am a traveling voter registration drive as I keep the forms in my car so if you are in my vicinity and you want to register we can make that happen as I have for more than 100 folks and counting since last summer.

My people have lived on the same piece of dirt for over five generations. Tough, smart, hard working independent thinkers formed the foundation that I stand on. We didn't lay down for the Kings men before and sure won't be doing it now.

Get up. Go to your board of elections. Volunteer. It's not that difficult. Shine a light.

Love, Peace and Shelter. lmsp
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Mon May 19, 2014, 10:01 PM (0 replies)

Husband And Wife Doctors Claim Her Fibroid Removal Procedure Spread Cancer

Source: NPR and WSJ

Dr. Amy Reed and her husband Dr. Hooman Noorchashm are campaigning against a standard procedure to remove fibroids in the uterus, called morcellation, in which the mass is ground up and removed in minimally-invasive surgery. They claim it spread Dr. Reed’s previously undetected cancer.

Dr. Noorchashm and Dr. Reed joined Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss the fibroid removal technique and their campaign against it.

“You are basically taking a procedure, which puts women basically in a collision course with a stage four cancer,” said Dr. Noorchashm, noting that this is what happened in his wife’s case.

Dr. Reed and Dr. Noorchashm say they’ve brought their concerns and data about the procedure to their hospital, but the hospital has not stopped offering it.

Read more: http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/12/18/fibroid-removal-cancer




Listen to the story at NPR

Or

Just read the story at the WSJ if you can. We are not lab rats. eom

Doctors Eye Cancer Risk in Uterine Procedure
Popular Technique to Remove Growths Comes Under Question

By JENNIFER LEVITZ CONNECT
Updated Dec. 18, 2013 1:21 p.m. ET
An increasingly popular method of removing common uterine growths is coming under assault by some doctors worried about the risk of spreading a potentially deadly cancer.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, a prominent Boston medical center, said Tuesday it plans to impose new limits on the procedure, called morcellation. And Massachusetts General Hospital said it expects to change what it tells women about possible risks from the...

Posted by littlemissmartypants | Wed Dec 18, 2013, 11:42 PM (12 replies)

28 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013

Found this interesting, fwiw. eom lmsp

http://www.policymic.com/articles/76145/28-most-iconic-feminist-moments-of-2013?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=tweet&utm_content=feminist%20moments&utm_campaign=ppact
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Sun Dec 15, 2013, 07:10 AM (0 replies)

Thanks GOP for starting the conversation and thanks OLB for this perfect reply.



http://occupyriverwest.com/us/message-for-walker
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Sun Dec 15, 2013, 07:05 AM (0 replies)

WELCOME TO WONDER CITY

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating birth, evolution, and legacy of Wonder Woman, and introduces audiences to a dynamic group of fictional and real-life superheroines fighting for positive role models for girls, both on screen and off.

Female superheroes, warrior princesses, and other icons of women's empowerment in pop culture owe their existence to Wonder Woman — the unlikely brainchild of a Harvard-trained pop psychologist. From Wonder Woman’s original, radical World War II presence, to her uninspiring 1960s incarnation as a fashion boutique owner, to her dramatic resurrection by feminist Gloria Steinem and the women of Ms. Magazine, Wonder Woman’s legacy continues today.

Wonder Women! explores the nation’s long-term love affair with comic book superheroes and raises questions about the possibilities and contradictions of heroines within the genre. The film goes behind the scenes with Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna, comic writers and artists, and others who offer an enlightening and entertaining counterpoint to the male-dominated superhero genre.
Read more here where you can also play the game (lots of empowering fun) and watch the movie.
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wonder-women/

The more I learn about humanity the more I love that I was born a female. We are our only true hope, IM Empowered O.
Love, Peace and Shelter. lmsp
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Fri May 24, 2013, 03:46 AM (1 replies)

Love it.

"The researchers suggest that intelligent behavior stems from the impulse to seize control of future events in the environment."
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Sun Apr 21, 2013, 07:28 PM (1 replies)

With Medium's Acquisition of Matter, the 'New Internet' Gets Whiter (and More Male)

Matter, the new longform science and technology platform, was acquired yesterday by Medium, the other new publishing platform created by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone. Launched last fall, Medium is essentially a blog without blog content, a place for valuable, high-quality writing to stand apart from the hordes of rambling blog posts that flood the Web today. If you haven’t heard of either of these new publishing platforms, that’s OK: This is some serious inside tech-and-startup baseball, and that’s the problem.

Williams and Stone weren’t the only entrepreneurs with the idea to create a more structured, less cluttered, and less accessible space on the Web for good content—there’s Svtble, another invite-only blogging platform, Branch, the let’s-move-off-Twitter discussion space, and App.net, the $36-per-year Twitter without the riffraff. All these startups of the “new Internet” are ad-free but not free to enter. (Branch is slightly different: free to start a discussion, but participation by invite-only.)

The Kickstarter-funded Matter, which Williams backed, raised $140,000 in February 2012 and began publishing one long article per month in November, available to members for a subscription fee of 99¢ per month. So far the articles have been pretty great—I purchased their debut story, “Do No Harm“, which explores the neuropsychology of perfectly healthy people who want to amputate their limbs. It was an excellent piece of science journalism, the kind that should cost money, so it makes sense that Williams and Stone wanted to pull Matter’s good stories into their pristine publishing ecosystem—”the best place on the Internet to read and create high-quality content,” Williams told the Matter co-founders, according to their blog post.


http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-18/medium-buys-matter-and-the-new-white-male-internet-gets-whiter-and-more-male
Posted by littlemissmartypants | Sat Apr 20, 2013, 12:58 PM (0 replies)

Lordy Jesus!

Posted by littlemissmartypants | Wed Apr 3, 2013, 06:57 PM (1 replies)
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