The Sitcom Season in Rape Jokes →
fuckyeahfeminists: Aaaand they’re still unfunny.
U.S. Department of State: It’s All About You: ‘My... →
cactustreemotel: statedept: About the Author: Janice Clark serves as the Director of Electronic Information in the Bureau of Public Affairs. I think just about everything on www.state.gov is interesting, but you might not take the same interest in food security, women’s issues, or the human rights… This is great!
Canada Is About To Pass Sopa’s Evil Little... →
lookingforautumn: philosopotomas: livelaughawesome: “I’m a Canadian. We’re a quiet bunch; prone to enjoying hockey, drinking stronger beer than our friends south of the border, and lovers of fries smothered in cheese curds and gravy. We also, apparently, have an inferiority complex when it comes to being evil dirt bags, because we’ve decided to pass our very own version of SOPA up here. ...
Welfare Drug Testing Bill Withdrawn After Amended... →
A Republican member of the Indiana General Assembly withdrew his bill to create a pilot program for drug testing welfare applicants Friday after one of his Democratic colleagues amended the measure to require drug testing for lawmakers.
i spend too much time on the internet.: Harper's... →
sylviaandherfigtree: pugswithdrugs: 5.2 (1) An air carrier shall not transport a passenger if (a) the passenger presents a piece of photo identification and does not resemble the photograph; (b) the passenger does not appear to be the age indicated by the date of birth on the…
The stately homes of top [Texas Department of Criminal Justice] administrators...– Texas Tough, the Rise of America’s Prison Empire by R. Perkinson When we say that the prison-industrial complex is another form of black slavery, no one is exaggerating. (via of-praxis) I feel sick… (via ziriam)
Slut” is how we vilify a woman for exercising her right to say “yes”....– (via itsyourhomegirl)
shove ya hope where it don't shut: lyf3(?) and... →
itsyourhomegirl: so today i encountered some dudes. one of them said “ay yo, you sexy as shit” ….followed by some other foul attempts to catch my attention in an effort to exchange numbers and possibly fuck later. something like “can we have sex?” “yo, you not gon just ignore me!” as i was ignoring dude his…
Anonymous: You're free, until They decide you... →
anoncentral: You are free. That is what they say. That is what all dictators claim. You are free, as we take all of the information that you have, thoroughly investigate it, and disseminate it. After all, if you are truly a good citizen, one who has never stepped out of the line we constructed, what do you…
The people are the ones who always bring about major change in this country, and...– Rocky Anderson, “Anderson has great view of nation,” Paradise Post (via rockyanderson2012)
bell hooks - Feminism Is For Everybody (free... →
unlikely convergence: Blatant Insanity : Why the... →
unlikelyconvergence: THE FALL So, I took the month of January off. I sort of had to, I started a few things, finished up a few others, projects are now in the works, been under the weather…the list goes on. Speaking of lists, I have my own here for the category I like to call “Holy shit, 1984 was a blueprint.” On…
NC lawmaker calls for public hangings of abortion... →
keepyourboehneroutofmyuterus: Time to sing the old, tired song, “Yup, this is what pro-life looks like!”
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must...– Elie Wiesel (via solitaryforager)
"Corporations are people?" - J.D. Crowe →
solaceinstars: According to the Supreme Court, and recently reinforced by Mitt Romney, money is speech and corporations are people. I’m not buying it. If corporations are people, I can’t believe the social conservatives would allow the vulgarity of same-sex mergers. Two companies in competition with one another - two bulls in the same field of cows - should not be allowed to unite as one....
If there was hope, it must lie in the proles, because only there, in those...– George Orwell, “1984”. (via saucylark)
Bank Of America's Offer To Homeowners: We’ll... →
According to BusinessWeek, Bank of America is fighting back by giving loan modifications to borrowers who have made complaints. The catch is that, in return for the modification, the borrower must agree to stay silent and expunge any previous criticisms of the bank from his or her public record: Bank of America Corp. is impeding an investigation of its loan modification practices by...
A Whistleblower’s Open Letter to the Citizens of... →
solitaryforager: My name is Andrew Frank. I grew up in a small town in the Okanagan valley of British Columbia. My granddad taught me how to fish. My father was a well-respected lawyer known for his unwavering integrity, and my mother was a favourite kindergarten teacher. Both have always impressed upon me the importance of telling the truth. Today, I am taking the extraordinary step of risking...
It was clear from the moment they greeted one another that this would not be a...– Brewer, Obama exchange tense words over book, immigration at airport I love that he had enough of her shit and just left while she was in mid-sentence, refusing to listen to the rest of her tirade. Frankly, Brewer should be grateful to the President; if it weren’t for Barack Obama, Jan Brewer’s...
Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice →
stfuconservatives: There’s no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may simply be dumb, according to a new study that is bound to stir public controversy. The research finds that children with low intelligence are more likely to hold prejudiced attitudes as adults. These findings point to a vicious cycle, according to lead researcher Gordon Hodson, a psychologist at...