I'd like to think that Cesar Chavez would be amused at all this overlapping of holidays. And I wouldn't begrudge him a Google doodle. There are bigger things to worry about in this world, like improving labor conditions and preserving endangered species.
Posts Tagged ‘usa’
Here in Cambodia the occasional black-out is not unprecedented.
Why sites are disappearing today:
SOPA and PIPA:
Wikipedia Info Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more
Remember, SOPA's not dead, just being reformatted. http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2012/01/16/so-is-sopa-dead-not-exactly/
Contact a Senator http://grassroutes.us/sopa
Developments on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23SOPA
Want to tweet but show your dissent? 'StrikeThrough' your tweets! http://adamvarga.com/strike/
Today's strip comes live from the US Embassy Cambodia's Annual Independence barbecue. It was a fun day.
Always amusing how culture gets re-interpreted and re-used in the fullness of time, and what songs are construed to be iconically 'Americian'.
Some of the setlist of this family gathering:
Highway To Hell
Welcome To The Jungle
It's My Life
The Summer of '69
With Or Without You
Don't Stop Believing
Empire State of Mind