It was clear in our interviews that people with ID/DD are interested in working in the community and are very concerned about making so little money. One woman related a story about how after she got her job in the sheltered workshop she promised her family that when she got her first paycheck she would take them out to dinner. In her words “nothing too fancy.” She related how surprised and sad she was when she received that first check – for 38 cents. All of the individuals we interviewed were fully aware of piece rate wages compared to hourly wages. — National Council on Disability Report on Subminimum Wage and Supported Employment (via partysoft)
Alert of New Email Phishing Scam: "Update your IRS e-file" -
The IRS has been alerted to a new email phishing scam. The emails appear to be from the IRS and include a link to a bogus web site intended to mirror the official IRS web site. These emails contain the direction “you are to update your IRS e-file immediately.” The emails mention USA.gov and…
(Source: nothingsacred, via holygoddamnshitballs)
Like why would I even go anywhere, I have Netflix and beers and enchiladas right here
The absence of women in history is man made.
Today in Batshittery: Cal Thomas Says Public Schools Are 'The Enemy's Re-Education Camps,' Evolution Will Kill Seniors And People With Disabilities -
After warning that marriage equality for gays and lesbians will destroy America, conservative columnist Cal Thomas told Daystar on Monday that public schools are instruments of “the enemy” and warned that Obamacare and the belief in evolution will lead to the deaths of senior citizens.