The three were immediately jailed. In its decision affirming their incarceration pending their sentencing, the court ruled that both the sabotage and the damage to property convictions were defined by Congress as federal crimes of terrorism. Since the charges carry potential sentences of ten years or more, the Court ruled there was a strong presumption in favor of incarceration which was not outweighed by any unique circumstances that warranted their release pending sentencing. These non-violent peace activists now sit in jail as federal prisoners, awaiting their sentencing on September 23, 2013. In ten months, an 82 year old nun and two pacifists had been successfully transformed by the U.S. government from non-violent anti-nuclear peace protestors accused of misdemeanor trespassing into felons convicted of violent crimes of terrorism.
- in which she breaks down the mechanics of an abusive relationship
- in which she talks about how fucked up the music industry is and her own doubts about herself as an artist and how those circumstances dovetailed
- in which she asserts her own strength, power and creativity
- in which she talks about struggling with jealousy re: beyonce but ultimately talks about how strong their relationship is, how it survived her abusive ex trying to pit them against one another, and how they support one another regardless
it is real and honest and complex, just as real and honest and complex (if not more) as many punk songs.
god. i love her. i love this song.
(the-dream was the right producer for this song, too. dang.)
YES YES YES
Ever since Kelly dropped that no good Matthew Knowles she has been making it known she is on her grown woman shit and I love it. I really, really hope things pop off for her.