A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.

New York-Times: The Republican Party Has Become the Party of Hate  (A sad ending to the GOP — personally, I believe Fox News is responsible for it . It sure was a profitable strategy for them.)

Hands-Free Mamma: Easy Relief for Hard Times (I’ve actually done this..not at the level she has, but…It feels good to be nice and, in the angry world we’re living in today, I like the idea that it’s almost rebellious to be kind and generous in the face of it. Kindness—much like anger, I’m sure—is contagious, you know. )

Westword: How to Convict a Fourteen-Year-Old Of a Murder He Didn’t Commit

Buzzfeed: 21 Secrets Your Kindle Really Wants You to Know