lamamama: I mean singling out Daisy as The Worst Character in Gatsby is kinda weird when her husband is a white supremacist who beats his mistress. Everyone in Gatsby is awful except maybe Nick. Isn’t that the point?
Ask for work. If they don’t give you work, ask for bread. If they do not give...– Emma Goldman, Anarchism and Other Essays This is by far, my favorite quote by Emma Goldman. (via anarcho-queer) I was named for her (via femmesandfamily)
PBS has become more and more dependent on viewers nothing like you.– The Colbert Report’s STEPHEN COLBERT, on reports that PBS killed a documentary critical of one of the gazillionaire Koch brothers — a major public broadcasting supporter. Ugh. (via inothernews)
Everyone keeps saying that immigration is bad because immigrants might be...– A fucking SIXTH GRADER in debate today. (via dionthesocialist)
poopflow: PSA: different achievements mean different things to people so something you might think is menial might be monumental to someone else so dont bring someone down for being proud of their achievements (✿◠‿◠) The other way around too - something may be a big deal to you but to them it was a sucky thing they had to do and of they don’t want to make a big deal out of it,...
Seriously, conservatives need to wake up and realize that Benghazi just isn’t...– This Is Why the GOP Can’t Have Nice Things (via azspot)
Sergeant Accused of Secretly Filming Female Cadets →
shortformblog: A sergeant first class on the staff of the United States Military Academy at West Point faces charges for allegedly videotaping female cadets without their consent, sometimes when they were in the shower, according to Army officials. The Army is contacting a dozen women to alert them that their privacy may have been violated and to offer support or counseling as required,...
Over the last decade, as companies chased after an effective chemical, there was...– “Unexcited? There May Be a Pill for That.”—NYT Gee, you ever think that might be part of the problem? That there’s a societally acceptable level of lady-boning? (via ladonnapietra) “good but not too good” Yeah, go fuck yourself, dude. (via whynotshesaid) This article gave me fits for many...
Citizen Koch,” a documentary about money in politics focused on the Wisconsin...– PBS Killed Wisconsin Uprising Documentary “Citizen Koch” To Appease Koch Brothers | PR Watch (via diegueno)
Understanding a red state: All of Oklahoma's 77...
odinsblog: (maps above via muskogeepolitico.com) Oklahomans also voted to abolish affirmative action programs in state government and to eliminate the intangible property tax businesses pay for such things as patents, trademarks and brand names… and school improvements Read More Yes.
blueandbluer: kkatkkrap: justdrinktea: so in Japanese, we sang Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. here’s a general gist of the translation: Rudolph had a shiny nose no one liked him he cried every night then one Christmas it was dark Santa decided Rudolph’s nose was convenient (literally it says convenient) Rudolph was useful. I SHIT YOU NOT. What, that’s not how it goes? Japanese...
mirkwood: rageandrapture: benedryl-pumpkinpatch: Butawhiteboy Cantbekhan yeeessssssssssss A++++++++++ YOU WIN THE FUCKING INTERNET
Canadian Space Agency: Update #3 on Chris... →
canadian-space-agency: May 17, 2013 An update on Chris Hadfield’s condition by Raffi Kuyumjian, CSA’s Chief Medical Officer and Hadfield’s Flight Surgeon Chris’ readaptation is going well and he continues to improve on a daily basis. His walk is more and more confident, the dizziness he was feeling is fading away…
STFU Penguins: For fuck's sake, Tumblr: a brief... →
ninininny: Not all Jews are zionists. A lot of zionists are not Jewish. There are many forms of zionism. Not all of those forms approve of Israel as it currently stands. Unless you know which form of zionism a person subscribes to, it’s sort of stupid to judge them for being a zionist….
THE EMPIRE OF FEAR!: shouldertappingghosts: If I... →
shouldertappingghosts: If I was a famous author I would publish a book with ten different endings which all went to print with varying degrees of rarity, but not tell the fans about it so that I could watch their confusion as they disagree over how the story ended. Then when they figured it… Do it please!
davidlynching: fun fact: iraq, pakistan, afghanistan and saudi arabia have a higher percentage of women in the government than the us & the uk another fun fact: white people tend to get very angry when you point this out to them
"I love when it's really humid in Philadelphia!"
loladelphia: …said no one ever.
Later that night I held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole...– Warsan Shire (via loveyourchaos)
Raktajino, hot: randomnessosityism: Hey. Star Trek... →
randomnessosityism: Hey. Star Trek fandom. So you didn’t care for Benedict Cumberbatch as Khan. That’s your opinion. That’s completely fine. Please stop blaming it on everything from his race to you just plain don’t like the Sherlockians and want them to leave. It’s. Not. … ^^^^^^^^^^^^
White women and black men have it both ways. They can act as oppressor or be...– bell hooks, Feminist Theory: From margin to center (via orindamoraga) WHY IS THIS SO HARD FOR WHITE FEMINISTS TO UNDERSTAND?!?!?!
mediamattersforamerica: The NRA lists the ‘coolest gun movies’: 1. Red Dawn 2. The Terminator 3. The Alamo 4. Die Hard 5. The Godfather 6. Zombieland 7. The Matrix 8. The Delta Force 9. The Road Warrior 10. Tremors Flashback: When the NRA blamed mass shootings on violent movies.
Following in the footsteps of former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum,...– Anyone regret slashing National Weather Service budget now? (via wilwheaton)
A healthy relationship is one where two independent people just make a deal that...– (via dylanludwig)
Could WordPress be the next Tumblr? →
Here’s the thing, though. WordPress isn’t like the other products I just mentioned, and Mullenweg, who told me late last year he has no intention of selling out, is a different kind of founder. I consider WordPress to be the most important platform around because it is a) open and b) controlled by a young man and team whose hearts and minds, from my perspective, are precisely in the right place...
In the original Trek, Khan, with his brown skin, was an Übermensch,...– Marissa Sammy on Star Trek: Into Whiteness. perfect commentary which parallels what Rawles was saying earlier about the possibility of Moriarty being a person of color: “…The actual issue is that black people aren’t often allowed to play full and complete characters, and an antagonist who isn’t...