Today in fucked-up things state legislatures are... →
stfuconservatives: somuchdependsupon submitted: South Dakota’s state House of Reps recently passed a bill on the definition of domestic violence, complete with amendments that modify an “intimate partnership” or “relationships” with the clause “with a member of the opposite sex.” So, gay man in an abusive relationship? You’re not victim of domestic violence! College roommate beating you up?...
In recent elections one would have thought that homosexuality and abortion were...– Richard Rohr (via azspot)
On the rich getting less rich: "People who don’t... →
socialworky: inothernews: I don’t know whether to cry or pull my hair out or both. Would someone just think of the rich people?! lol!
Desperate to prove that he totally doesn't hate... →
stfusexists: obsessivechewsteraghidisorder: sanityscraps: stfusexists: madmaryholiday: rebelwithoutaclaus: stfusexists: kateisaspacenerd: stfusexists: You can just tell that the author of this article dislikes Santorum as much as I do :D That author is me. And if hating Santorum were a drink, I could drink anyone under the table. <3 “Hating Santorum” should be a...
The gay porn on the pro-life tag
glitter-femin1sts: propaganda-for-life: dobbaaa: Is making my life rn. Keep on trollin’. OH MY GOD. I’m scared to check because I’m in public, but KEEP THIS GOING. PLEASE. well done all!
13 Year Old Jada Williams Persecuted by the... →
beautifulbrwn: “On Saturday, February 18, 2012, the Frederick Douglass Foundation of New York presented the first Spirit of Freedom award to Jada Williams, a 13-year old city of Rochester student. Miss Williams wrote an essay on her impressions of Frederick Douglass’ first autobiography the Narrative of the Life. This was part of an essay contest, but her essay was never entered. It offended...
Scientific Study Shows That The Powerful and... →
chicken or egg?
In an incredible perversion of justice, former soldiers who sprayed festeringly...– Fred Woodworth, 1980 (via thelifetimenetwork) You know in most cases neither group had much of a choice.
Panel approves measure forcing non-athletes,... →
truth-has-a-liberal-bias: From MSNBC: “Students at Arizona’s three state universities will have to pay — or borrow — at least $2,000 a year to get an education under terms of legislation approved by a House panel today. Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, said students should have some “skin in the game.” He said students will take their schooling more seriously and be less likely to drop...
Pennsylvania State-Sanctioned Rape Law is Most... →
nefariousnewt: stfuconservatives: keepyourboehneroutofmyuterus: Holy fucking christ. At the link, there is a petition to sign and information about who in Pennsylvania to contact to voice your displeasure or rage. Nobody fucking trusts pregnant people to know that they are in fact pregnant. These ultrasound laws are invasive, disgusting and demeaning. From the article: “In addition to...
College Degrees Are Valuable Even for Careers That... →
ALMOST a century ago, the United States decided to make high school nearly universal. Around the same time, much of Europe decided that universal high school was a waste. Not everybody, European intellectuals argued, should go to high school. It’s clear who made the right decision. The educated American masses helped create the American century, as the economists Claudia Goldin and Lawrence...
STFU, Conservatives: Why supporting Ron Paul is... →
gop-circus: Ron Paul is racist, or at the very least, allowed racist literature to be published under his name. But to me, this isn’t the worst part about Paul as a candidate - His stances on civil liberties and economic issues when it comes to state’s rights are scary. And his supporters…
Basically what this Pennsylvania Abortion Law Is...
Legal gaurdian: We have decided to pull the plug on my son.
Doctor: Okay, well first I want to give you these pictures of him imaged two years from now. Isn't he handsome?
Hey, Mama Rock Me: super-eklectic1:... →
super-eklectic1: thepeculiarone: osram-akoma: of-praxis: osram-akoma: The awkward moment when Christianity was an African religion, whitened, disguised and force-fed to Africans and then used to enslave them. where do you get that Christianity was an african…
Senator, when you took your oath of office, you placed your hand on the Bible...– Jamie Raskin, Testifying before the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on March 1, 2006 in response to a comment that marriage discrimination against homosexuals is required by “God’s law”. (via anticapitalist) Zing. (via spiralofbees)
Rick, I’m sorry that hearing that JFK speech on religion makes you throw up, but...– JON STEWART, on Rick Santorum saying JFK’s historic speech on the separation of church and state makes him want to “throw up,” on The Daily Show (via inothernews)
She loved mysteries so much that she became one.– John Green, from Paper Towns (via enchants)
Every time I read an article about conservatives being “pro- life” I am reminded...– The ‘Safe, Legal, Rare’ Illusion - NYTimes.com (via vodkashits)
3 Republican Lies About the Birth Control Mandate →
stfusexists: The GOP has gone to war with reproductive health. And their weapon of choice is misinformation.
Dumb Things White People Say: How much of a White... →
satifice: eshusplayground: I shouldn’t have to say this, but I will because I really don’t want to see any bullshit on my dash. If racial justice and anti-racism are not things you give a shit about, do everyone a favor and ignore this. It’s not for you (just like I keep my queer,…
STFU, Conservatives: michelle-my-belle:... →
michelle-my-belle: watermeloncholy: Guess what the NYT thinks was in poor taste about the Oscars? maritsa-met: NOT BLACKFACE. NOT RACIST JOKES. Nope, it was Chris Rock telling the truth about Hollywood’s racism: “Chris Rock followed with a racial joke, about black men…
STFU, Conservatives: Hey New Yorkers: Stop Police... →
14kgoldnyc: deliciouskaek: baddominicana: latinosexuality: Hey New York-based HIV PJA’ers - please take part in this action opportunity from our allies in your state! Please support bill A1008/S232 by signing this petition! This bill would stop police and…
Overwhelmed by Opposition, Wisconsin's Walker... →
nefariousnewt: tehblackbirdisincognito: quickhits: The Nation !! The handwriting is on the wall, Governor… so to speak. I would suggest you take some of those millions you’ve drummed up and invest in packing supplies.
When I turned 18, I felt I was grown up. Then when I was 21, I reflected, ‘Boy,...– Shelley Duvall (via cuntbarf) But as adults, we can buy booze and guns, so that helps… j/k. (via nefariousnewt)
Anonymous-Wikileaks Stratfor Leak: Stratfor’s... →
The Microsoft Word doc is titled “The Stratfor Glossary of Useful, Baffling and Strange Intelligence Terms.” The author–not identified in the file’s metadata–succinctly introduces the list of terms and definitions: “Every profession and industry has its own vocabulary. Using baseball terms to explain a football game is tough. These are some of the terms we use.” The following is just a...
Someone on my dash recently commented that they wished For Emma Forever Ago could be turned into a warm blanket you could wrap yourself up in and you could then become like Linus from Peanuts. I cannot find this post but: YES. Now, please.
The Framers also recognized a second reason to oppose the linkage of state and...– PoliticalProf, laying it down. I recommend The Godless Constitution for further reading on the subject. Not a few of the strongest advocates for the Separation of Church and State in colonial America were religious leaders who recognized that melding church and state together (where the terms...