Nobody seems to be posting today.
You can’t explain why you like something. The bigger question for me was always...– Stew, on how people like music or don’t like music because they think other people think they should like or dislike it. (via nprfreshair)
If we’re willing to spend $750 billion (so far) to make democracy in Iraq...– Lawrence Lessig in Republic, Lost (via think-progress)
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People...– George Orwell (via apoplecticskeptic)
My sister, who has a terminal disease and other... →
knittingwitch: Please reblog this. Anyone in the Southern New Hampshire area, please keep a look out. Description is in the article. I don’t know what else to do. I’ve posted it on Facebook but I don’t have many people on there from the area. I’m honestly at my wit’s end about this. This should never have happened.
When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The...– I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words | Brain Pickings (via brooklynmutt)
Manners is very important in our house.– Rick Santorum (via apoplecticskeptic)
Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.– Eric Hoffer
If they can get their message out loud and clear enough, maybe they can induce...– Love, Joy, Feminism: On Abortion, Murder, and “Post-Abortion Trauma” (via greaterthanlapsed)
[trigger warning - child abuse, rape] I feel no sympathy for Joe Paterno. I feel...– This excellent, excellent article here. Heavy trigger warnings for deep survivor shit. But so good. Read this, JoePa fans. Read every word. Then read it again. Memorize it. Every time you’re tempted to jump to Joe Paterno’s defense against a survivor, remind yourself of this article. Form a...
Our growth is generally dependent upon our ability to obtain new contracts to...– Corrections Corporation of America, the largest private prison operator in America, statement to stockholders, 2005. In other words: ending the Drug War and eliminating federal mandatory minimum sentences is bad for business. Adam Gopnik notes that CCA “spends millions lobbying legislators.”...
Ms. Blaspheming Bitch: I saw something on tv that... →
ladyatheist: I was laying in bed and the tv was on The Rachel Maddow Show. She was talking about the pro-life movement and I wasn’t paying much attention until she spoke about a website Operation Rescue has set up. They have compiled a list of abortion providers and clinics and put them online. They list the…