Imagine You Were Raped. Got Pregnant. Then Your... →
zaeema: heartsorelegions: It happens—and in many states there are no laws to keep rapists from terrorizing their victims all over again. Read on, Todd Akin. Goodness. That is sickening.
After a recent Romney rally, a woman in the crowd said this to a radio news...– Todd Rudd, “Did Romney Play The Race Card?,” Race-Talk 8/24/12 (via racialicious)
Oh Mitt, saying that the best feeling I had about...
mykicks: The best feeling I had about Obama was when he signed a law expanding health care coverage to millions of Americans. The best feeling I had about Obama was when he helped make sure that everyone brave enough to serve in the military can do so openly. The best feeling I had about Obama was when he said that everyone should be able to marry whomever they love. I barely remember the act...
Isn’t it about time rich straight white guys had their day in the sun?– Mitt Romney, abridged. (via ziggymardust)
simplewhitebitch: “i have a plan to create 12 million new jobs” you know when u were in middle school/high school and u would run for student government and u were like i have a plan for u all to get free food from the vending machine that’s what this is like
t8k6: Someone please tell Mr. Eastwood that no one owns this country; all citizens are stewards of its liberties and privileges and therefore intrinsically bound to responsibly enjoy and vigorously protect such endowments with an ever-present deference to the fact that by virtue of their strength and necessity, they must be completely receivable by future Americans.
Call out the lies right in your headlines - The... →
t8k6: Greg Sargent: I didn’t expect this, but the epic dishonesty of Romney’s campaign is finally prompting something of a debate among media types about whether what we’re seeing here is unprecedented — and how to appropriately respond to it. This debate is focused partly on whether there’s a racial dimension to this attack. But it’s also about (as I noted here yesterday) what the media...
The Republican Party has set out at its 2012 convention in search of the Event...– Read more: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/rnc-tampa-night-one-12158408#ixzz252RejVTd A must read
Hey guys, I wanna try to prove something to my...
So, as globalization continues apace, weakening labor and sending millions...– Alan Minsky “Fear and Loathing in Florida 2012
Paul Ryan's Brazen Lies →
thecamprobber: “[Ryan] attacked Obama for failing to keep open a Janesville GM plant that closed under Bush in 2008. He hit him for a credit-rating downgrade that S&P essentially blamed on GOP intransigence. He claimed that all taxpayers got from the 2009 stimulus was “more debt,” when most got a tax cut (and the stimulus is known to have saved between 1.4 and 3.3 million jobs). He derided...
Femininity is depicted as weakness, the sapping of strength, yet masculinity is...– Gwen Sharp in Policing Mascuility in Slim Jim’s “Spice Loss” Ads (via biraciallyinsensitive) Boom. (via mehreenkasana)
Archaeological News: Israeli archeologists find... →
archaeologicalnews: JERUSALEM — Israel’s Antiquities Authority says archeologists have unearthed two 9,500-year-old figurines near Jerusalem that help shed light on religion and society during the stone age. It says archaeologists unearthed the two rare figurines last week in Tel Motza between Jerusalem and Tel…
I had my father get sick when I was 22. And I was poor, alright. And my father...– Chris Rock [video] Bringing this back, because some people don’t seem to understand that there is a discrepancy in the quality of care among poor, middle-class, and wealthy people, NO MATTER HOW DEBILITATING THEIR RESPECTIVE DISEASES MAY BE. (via cgdageek) Forever reblog. (via missgingerlee)
GOP Platform Suggests Billionaires Should Be Able... →
justinspoliticalcorner: The Republican National Convention Tuesday adopted a party platform that embraces the highly unpopular Citizens United ruling, opposes meaningful campaign finance disclosure, and actually calls for allowing donors to give more money to politicians. In a section entitled “The First Amendment: Speech that is Protected” the platform states: The rights of citizenship do...
as opposed to screaming at the top of my lungs.:... →
theswansays: I think the human software operates in the physical plane with everything we can see/physically interact with/measure, but the interactions and higher thoughts are all from another plane… this plane of interconnectedness is where nature operates, and most animals are unconsciously aware of it,… Well written and very well said
Coal Miners Say They Were Forced to Attend Romney... →
sinidentidades: A group of coal miners in Ohio feel they would have been fired if they did not attend an Aug. 14 event with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and contribute to his campaign — and to make matters worse, they lost of day of pay for their trouble. In phone calls and emails to WWVA radio host David Blomquist, employees at the Century Mine in Ohio said they...
That specific kid who actually lay there on the ground, begging for his life,...– More than 30 former Israeli soldiers have disclosed their experiences of the treatment of Palestinian children during military operations and arrests, pointing to a pattern of abuse. (via newsflick)
STFU, Conservatives: curiousgeorgiana: The... →
curiousgeorgiana: The Wire serene-quill: It wasn’t a coat hanger. It was a wire. The theory was that by inserting the wire through the cervix, moving it around a bit and then removing it, an infection would result and the pregnancy would be aborted. It worked. It was March 1967.
When others asked the truth of me, I was convinced it was not the truth they...– Anaïs Nin (via zaeema)
Your 'rights' stop being rights when they...