I still can't think clearly about Elementary yet →
goldenheartedrose: afrogeekgoddess: Not enough to be eloquent As evidenced by my lack of punctuation I’m actually rather terrified by the whole thing Because if they do right by Joan Watson WoC Watson Her character and narrative Her agency and drive Bringing the essence of Doctor Watson to the screen While letting us view this character in a new light It will be brilliant But if they...
I’m not going to settle for a country where a few people do really well, and...– President Obama speaking to UAW (via destroythegop)
Why the US Owes Haiti Billions by Bill Quigley... →
fromonesurvivortoanother: kemetically-ankhtified: The reparation money that Haiti was forced to pay France after the revolution to gain its independence ($1 billion then, $22 billion today) destabilized the Haitian economy during the 19th century. During this time, Haiti had political and economic control of the island. This opened an opportunity for Dominicans to fight Haiti for their...
when people get mad at other people saying that something they did was...– tooth&nail: (via wewantrevolutiongirlstylenow)
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9/11 Victims’ Remains Disposed of in Landfill,... →
The following day, I attended a workshop about preventing gender violence,...– Why I Am A Male Feminist (via meggannn) Feminism: important to everyone. (via kaydeefalls) I had an experience like this at a workshop, although in my case the guys did generate one or two ideas, mostly to do with passing as straight when they felt unsafe outside of queer spaces. It was still a...
liberal-lad: Redheaded Rambles: President Obama exempts US citizens from indefinite detainment shortformblog: then On the last day of 2011, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act which, amongst other things, allowed for the indefinite detention of US citizens suspected of terrorism. now Obama signed a policy directive today that exempts US citizens from…
New York Times calls Michigan for Mitt "Let... →
inothernews: …proving the old adage “Man, those Republicans in Michigan are a buncha fools.”
But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like...– Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man under Socialism (via threeaminspiration)
My own realization was spent flailing around and trying to figure out exactly...– This is one of the best things I have ever read. From Ramp Up Essay: Being a Kinky Ace by Verbs_Not_Nouns @DW. (via aceadmiral) This is probably the best thing ever that I have read today. Super special awesome bonus points for use of Alice in Wonderland vocabulary. A* post, too. (via...
Virginia Senate approves bill requiring ultrasound... →
stfuconservatives: Sigh. They got rid of the extra-invasive transvaginal ultrasound part, but you still have to get a (medically unnecessary) ultrasound before an abortion. Virginia: NOT for lovers. -Jess
Ugh. Some days I just can’t handle sitting in a classroom for six hours. Just, no. Not today. Which is funny because I actually went to my 8am and ditched out of my later courses. Whatever. I’m gonna lie in bed until therapy at 2.
Here's the thing about Rick Santorum's "What a...
inothernews: Look at the video again and you can see, hear, and feel the contempt in Santorum’s voice. He hates the president. To his core. It was unfettered, unabashed, unfiltered and utter, the utterest hatred for Obama I’ve ever heard. There was no uncomfortable laughter to mask it with, as Romney might employ; there was no soundbite of manufactured outrage, as personified by the hollow...
It is my opinion that the combat exclusion policy actually increases the risk of...– Former Army Sergeant Kayla Williams dropped a lot of wisdom in an NPR interview earlier this week. You should go read/listen to what she had to say. (via thepoliticalnotebook) I will reblog this every time I see it until women are treated equally in the military.
NY DAILY NEWS: Et tu, Ben & Jerry's? The... →
Five Myths About Women in Combat →
fuckyeahfeminists: This is from May, but consider Santorum’s recent bullshit comments about women not being able to ‘handle’ combat just as well this is relevant. Thanks to the reader who suggested I post this! Here’s the list. Click the link for explanations and the whole article. Women are too emotionally fragile for combat. Women are too physically weak for the battlefield. The presence...
I swear to god I will lose my mind if I hear the “sex sells” fallacy one more...– (via littlelightx) Yes. (via psdo) um also there are pretty much only ever cispeople involved in these things ever and that’s poop (via madziontist)
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