That's right all my fellow Georgians! Today is the day that we get to vote on T-SPLOST, and in my voting area, a handful of other things. Make sure to get out there and have your voice heard! You are you're only way to change, my friends.
Now, onto the morning news!
"11-year-old Alex Kaminsky was identified male at birth, but she has lived as a girl for as long as she can remember. She is accepted and treated as female at school, and her mother considers her to be a girl and treats her as such. However..."
Read about Alex's struggle and sign the petition here.
American Psychiatric Association Officially No Longer Considers Transgender Individuals Mentally Ill (From InstinctMagazine.com)
Sometimes the best man for the job is a woman: Green Party candidates Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala
As the Republicans and Democrats fight it out during the Presidential race, you may not be aware that amongst all the blustering, canvassing, and fundraising, there is a third party contending for the highest office in the land.
You can read about Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala's bid for the White House here.
Green Party Will Hand in Pennsylvania Signatures a Day Early
Read about it here.
Political Analysis – A Special Visit From Jill Stein – 07/17/12
This is a wonderful and passionate interview. One you're going to want to listen to and share with your friends.
Jill Stein on student debt and the environment
This is a great three minute clip of Jill Stein talking on student debt and the environment.
Gary Johnson Hits 1 Million on Google – The Social Ballot
Read about it here.
Candidate of the Day
Asher Platts is running on the Green Party for the State Senate of Maine in the 8th district. You can read about Platts and his platform here.
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Band of the Day
LowDown - Kingston, Georgia
LowDown are a Heavy Metal band from northwest Georgia and you can get the lowdown (okay, okay, I couldn't resist) on them here.
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Tours & Festivals
Here's where all your favorite tours and festivals will be today:
Today Mayhem will be hitting the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. After that it will be off until the 3rd. Then it will only have three straight days of touring left.
You can find out more about Mayhem, get free music and join in the Metal conversation on their website.
Today Warped Tour will be hitting the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, OH.
You can find out more about Warped Tour, get free music and join in the conversation on their website.
Today Summer Slaughter will be hitting the Revolution in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
You can find out more about Summer Slaughter and join in the conversation on their Facebook page.
Trespass America Tour
Today Trespass America will be hitting the Ford center in Evansville, IN.
You can find out more about Trespass America Tour on their website.
All Stars Tour
Today the All Stars Tour will be playing a pre-season date at The Conservatory in Oklahoma City, OK.
You can find out more about The All Stars tour on their website.
Today Meat Loaf will be playing the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston, MA.
You can find out more about Meat Loaf and his tour on his website.
** If there are any tours or festivals you would like me to cover, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know. **
That's all the new to keep you ranting this morning of July 31st! Keep active, keep hopeful and keep ranting!