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Friday, 29 July 2016

dropping the ball

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A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing

A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing, China: photo by Thomas Peter/Reuters, 28 July 2016

A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing

A child climbs onto a giant mockup laptop keyboard during a promotion event at a shopping centre in Beijing, China: photo by Thomas Peter/Reuters, 28 July 2016

In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, a French police officers watches the festivities through binoculars on the roof of the town hall, during the opening night of the Bayonne festival, or "Fetes de Bayonne", in Bayonne, southwestern France.  Bayonne, the cultural capital of the French Basque country, hosts the yearly traditional Bayonne festival from July 27-31, and is expected to attract about one million people this year from all over France, Spain, and other European countries. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

French police officers watches the festivities through binoculars on the roof of the town hall, during the “Fetes de Bayonne”, in Bayonne, southwestern France. Bayonne, the cultural capital of the French Basque country, hosts the yearly traditional Bayonne festival: photo by Bob Edme/AP, 28 July 2016

In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, a French police officers watches the festivities through binoculars on the roof of the town hall, during the opening night of the Bayonne festival, or "Fetes de Bayonne", in Bayonne, southwestern France.  Bayonne, the cultural capital of the French Basque country, hosts the yearly traditional Bayonne festival from July 27-31, and is expected to attract about one million people this year from all over France, Spain, and other European countries. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

French police officers watches the festivities through binoculars on the roof of the town hall, during the “Fetes de Bayonne”, in Bayonne, southwestern France. Bayonne, the cultural capital of the French Basque country, hosts the yearly traditional Bayonne festival: photo by Bob Edme/AP, 28 July 2016

A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday

A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday: photo by Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg, 28 July 2016

A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday

A worker prepares to move a boat heavily laden with salt collected from the bed of Lake Retba during the harvest near Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday: photo by Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg, 28 July 2016

A protester stands with his mouth gagged

A protester stands with his mouth gagged with the American flag at a rally of support for former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and protest against Hillary Clinton’s nomination during the 2016 Democratic National Convention: photo by Patrick T. Fallon/AFP, 28 July 2016

A protester stands with his mouth gagged

A protester stands with his mouth gagged with the American flag at a rally of support for former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and protest against Hillary Clinton’s nomination during the 2016 Democratic National Convention: photo by Patrick T. Fallon/AFP, 28 July 2016

In this photograph taken on July 27, 2016, Afghan boy children run behind a cart transporting bricks on the outskirts of Jalalabad.  / AFP PHOTO / NOORULLAH SHIRZADANOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images

Afghan children run behind a cart transporting bricks on the outskirts of Jalalabad: photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP, 28 July 2016

In this photograph taken on July 27, 2016, Afghan boy children run behind a cart transporting bricks on the outskirts of Jalalabad.  / AFP PHOTO / NOORULLAH SHIRZADANOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP/Getty Images

Afghan children run behind a cart transporting bricks on the outskirts of Jalalabad: photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP, 28 July 2016

***BESTPIX*** PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27:   (Editors Note: Image has been converted to black and white) US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party’s nomination.: photo by Win McNamee, 28 July 2016

***BESTPIX*** PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27:   (Editors Note: Image has been converted to black and white) US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party’s nomination.: photo by Win McNamee, 28 July 2016

World in focus – best photos for July 28, 2016

A delegate silently protests in the convention hall on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia
: photo by Justin Lane / EPA, 28 July 2016


World in focus – best photos for July 28, 2016

JB Shuck of the Chicago White Sox is unable to make a catch from a hit by Ben Zobrist  of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field
: photo by Jon Durr / AFP, 28 July 2016


World in focus – best photos for July 28, 2016

People sow cotton seeds in Korla, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China
: photo by Reuters, 28 July 2016


World in focus – best photos for July 28, 2016

Afghan children play with a tyre on the outskirts of Jalalabad
: photo by Noorullah Shirzada / AFP, 28 July 2016 



GAZA CITY - An elderly Palestinian woman sits in front of her house in Gaza City. By @mohmdabed #AFP: image via AFP Photo Department @AFP, 28 July 2016


AFGHANISTAN - A burqa-clad Afghan woman walks along a road in Herat. By @Arefkarimi #AFP
: image via AFP Photo Department @AFP, 28 July 2016

From Her To Herternity  (#WhichHillary)


"We have to listen to each other." #WhichHillary: image via TheDevilWearsPraxis @EmmaCaterine, 28 July 2016


When you only say #ImWithHer so you don't mysteriously "commit suicide" in a park at 3am
: image via elisabethlehem, 28 July 2016 



Looks like Bernie is onboard! #DNC #GoldmanSachs @LionelMedia
: image via Mike Damato @Mike Damato1, 28 July 2016



#BernieSanders didn't look too happy tonight at #DemConvention Still trying to get the manure out of nose #Demexit
: image via Ben Garrison Cartoons @GrrrGraphics, 28 July 2016


#HillaryClinton donors to @BernieSanders supporters: Shut up | Getty
: image via POLITICO @politico, 28 July 2016


@RevDrBarber: "Jesus was a brown-skinned Palestinian Jew . . ." #DemsinPhilly [art @LatuffCartoons]: image via Mondoweiss @Mondoweiss, 28 July 2016


I'm not voting for anyone in this picture. Reality check folks. #DemsinPhilly
: image via OmidFarzab@OmidFarz, 25 July 2016



First lady #DemConvention
: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



#BenGarrison #Cartoon #HillaryClinton #DevilishDeal #DemsinPhilly #HillarySpeech #DNCleak
: image via Ben Garrison Cartoons @GrrrGraphics, 28 July 2016


 #ImWithHer resigning in disgrace: image via Bernie Does It @BernieDoesIt, 28 July 2016


#ImWithHer: image via TayGo @taygogo, 28 July 2016



#ImWithHer: image via TayGo @taygogo, 28 July 2016



#ImWithHer: image via TayGo @taygogo, 28 July 2016



#ImWithHer: image via TayGo @taygogo, 28 July 2016



@codepink demonstrator was just removed from the floor @medeabenjamin #DemsinPhilly #DemConvention
: image via Yasmine Taeb @YasmineTaeb, 28 July 2016



A woman carrying a banner that read "Boycott Israel @codepink" was escorted off the floor by security: image via Jeremy Long @jeremymlong, 28 July 2016



A woman carrying a banner that read "Boycott Israel @codepink" was escorted off the floor by security: image via Jeremy Long @jeremymlong, 28 July 2016


A woman carrying a banner that read "Boycott Israel @codepink" was escorted off the floor by security
: image via Jeremy Long @jeremymlong, 28 July 2016



Delegates holding signs and chanting "No more wars!" drowned out by USA chants #DemsinPhilly #StopEndlessWar
: image via Yasmine Taeb @YasmineTaeb, 28 July 2016



The DNC is preventing a planned walkout by some during Clinton's speech by locking ppl in the #DemConvention
: image via Rania Khalek @RaniaKhalek, 28 July 2016



Ask Clinton about Honduras (or look it up)
#DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 27 July 2016



More Marx less Bernie
#DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 27 July 2016



This won't end here #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 27 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA




#ImWithHer words say they care about fair and open elections Actions show they give 0.00 fucks #DemExit #DemsinPhilly
: image via Zach Haller @zachhaller, 28 July 2016


"We have to listen to each other." #WhichHillary: image via TheDevilWearsPraxis @Emma Caterine, 28 July 2016


The #DemConvention protests, in a nutshell
: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 27 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



Some really excited ladies at the women's caucus this morning #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



Useful guide to #HillaryClinton's acceptance speech tonight #DemsinPhilly: image via Ben Garrison Cartoons @GrrrGraphics, 28 July 2016


Some slightly creepy Hillary art #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



When #Hillary Clinton speaks.....or is it just me? #LOCKHERUP #DNCinPHL #DemsinPhilly #HillarysTongue is forked: image via Ben Garrison Cartoons @GrrrGraphics, 28 July 2016


Some slightly creepy Hillary art #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



 #ImWithHer #Hillary Clinton #Benghazi #blood #DemsinPhilly #DemConvention A vote for Hillary is a vote for #WAR: image via Ben Garrison Cartoons @GrrrGraphics, 28 July 2016
 

Some slightly creepy Hillary art #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



Now matter how hard #DemsinPhilly #DemConvention tries...#crookedHillary from top to bottom!
: image via Ben Garrison Cartoons @GrrrGraphics, 28 July 2016



Play your woman card(s)! #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA

Palladas: Women

Give me a Girle (if one I needs must meet)
Or in her Nuptiall, or her Winding Sheet;
I know but two good Houres that Women have,
One in the Bed, another in the Grave.
Thus of the whole Sex all I would desire
Is to enjoy their Ashes, or their Fire.

Palladas (Alexandrian, 4th c AD): Women, from The Greek Anthology, II.381 (vol. 4), translated by William Cartwright in Comedies, Tragi-Comedies and Other Poems (1651)


Play your woman card(s)! #DemConvention: image via Alice Speri @alicesperi, 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA



Loud booing all over as #HillaryClinton begins speaking at #DNCinPHL #DemsinPhilly
: image via Tim Pool @Timcast. 28 July 2016



Massive #wikileaks banner spotted in the arena #DNCinPHL: image via Alex Skatell Verified account @AlexSkatell, 28 July 2016



Bernie Sanders Delegates drop this Wikileaks Banner as Hillary Clinton speaks #DNCinPHL #DNCLeak #FeelTheBern
: image via WikiLeaks @wikileaks, 28 July 2016



Police and protesters inside the #DemConvention #DemsinPhilly there is absolutely no party unity here.
: image via Tim Pool @Timcast. 28 July 2016  Philadelphia, PA