: 13 Year Old Jada Williams Persecuted by the... →
sanityscraps: ladyatheist: baddominicana: thatmuchlove: 13 Year Old Jada Williams Persecuted by the Rochester City School District Over her essay on Frederick Douglass. ai-yo: jumpstart-therevolution: theafrosistuh: beautifulbrwn: “On Saturday,…
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angryfuckingliberal: Because… honestly #LIKE
Limbaugh Calls Student Denied Spot At... →
Damn. I hate when he talks about his wife like that.
Occasionally Without Pants: ceasesilence:... →
ceasesilence: diffusebombs: losertakesall: vanboobsenstein: greengrey: vanboobsenstein: speakgirl: weirdsociology: dazaibrosamu: fluxcapacitoppar: autumn-and-eve: rosemannequin: homorobotica: fraudstory: … I hope Rick #Santorum goes to snail mail a check paying his property taxes and doesn’t realize he uses a stamp that’s old and it...
dykestar: omfg so today I saw a man and a woman holding hands in public, i mean i don’t have anything against heterosexuality but don’t flaunt it in front of me, think of the kids omfg
I think it’s funny, but the last thing you’ll ever see me do is jump up and...– George Clooney, on rumors that he’s gay By George, Clooney’s Got Us | Current Issue | The Advocate (via apsies) I’ve been asked several times if I’m gay; my preferred response is “Why, yes! I’m pretty and witty, too!” which makes them do the “huh?” head...
"My sister lost her baby... and my state requires... →
stfuconservatives: leeleeleelee submitted: “This is the reality of Texas’ ultrasound for abortion bill. A 30 year old Texas woman’s fetus’ heart stopped beating after 12 weeks. The options given were to wait until miscarriage, give birth to it, or to abort it (the preferred, safest option). She has to look at an ultrasound of her already dead fetus and if she looks away, she will have to...
Alabama Denies DNA Test to Potentially Innocent... →
racetothestoneage: somepolitics: Andrew Cohen chronicles the many uncertainties in Alabama’s case against Thomas Arthur, who was convicted of murder three decades ago and is scheduled to be executed next month. They include a key witness who recanted and then unrecanted her testimony, another man who admitted to committing the murder, and a wig containing DNA evidence that likely belongs to...
19 Things That School Children Are Being Arrested... →
Because there’s such a push to criminalize a behavior rather than teach it differently. The prison industry has long had its tentacles in children’s institutions and not in a “scared straight” kind of way. Disgusting. ethiopienne: lost-and-searching-in-america: 19 Things That School Children Are Being Arrested For In America #1 At one public school down in Texas, a...
The beginnings of the American Revolution,...
BRITISH EMPIRE: All right, fine, your stupid embargo worked. We won’t levy any more taxes-
AMERICAN COLONIES: Huzzah! Time to get drunk!
BRITISH EMPIRE: Except on tea.
AMERICAN COLONIES: What?
BRITISH EMPIRE: Get over it, it’s just tea. Seriously, where do you get this idea that you’re special and should never have to pay taxes? We hope that idea doesn’t go on to infect your political discourse centuries from now.
AMERICAN COLONIES: We’re not buying your stupid tea.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Are you being serious right now? What are you going to do, just stop drinking tea?
AMERICAN COLONIES: Yes. We’ll drink coffee.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Do you even know what that is?
AMERICAN COLONIES: No, but we’ve heard it’s good and we’re feeling surly.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Fine, whatever, we don’t even care what you do anymore.
BRITISH EAST INDIA COMPANY: Actually, we are pretty much bankrupt, so you need to make them drink the tea.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Oh, for—just drink the tea.
AMERICAN COLONIES: No.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Do it.
AMERICAN COLONIES: NO.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Drink it.
AMERICAN COLONIES: Fuck you.
BRITISH EMPIRE: Drink it or we’ll punch you in the face.
AMERICAN COLONIES: *Boston Tea Party*
BRITISH EMPIRE: What the hell?
AMERICAN COLONIES: We heard it was Indians.
BRITISH EMPIRE: That’s interesting, because we heard it was a bunch of colonists wearing paint and dressed in costumes that were remarkably similar to what a crowd of drunks who wanted to look like Indians would assemble if the only supplies they had were found in an alley behind a bar.
AMERICAN COLONIES: You get all types in Boston.
BRITISH EMPIRE: …*Coercive Acts*
AMERICAN COLONIES: Oh, it is ON.
and this is why we don't get doctor who on our televisions kids
Republicans: More Education, Less Reality →
azspot: College-educated Republicans are more likely to deny scientific reality. Only 6% of scientists are Republicans now, and only 9% view themselves as Conservative. Two roads diverged in a scientific wood, and the conservatives took the one that was grassy and wanted wear BECAUSE IT WAS ABANDONED BACK IN THE DARK AGES YOU WITLESS FUCKS. Sorry, Robert.
Im going to say the same thing ive been saying to other blog posts. I have...– But you may call me Fred You have several friends who have been incarcerated for rape and the first conclusion you jump to is not “wow, I make friends with rapists pretty easily” but instead “bitches be lying?” Compare with: “I have several friends who’ve been arrested for shooting people so...
rockdots: In which former Sen. Alan Simpson (Coot - Wyoming) tells me where to go. Awww, sweet! I remember when I used to vote straight Coot Party… those were the days.. like, in the 1800’s kind of days… #goodtimes
rockdots: Gov. Sam Brownback’s jaw-dropping suggestion for women who work for religious groups that don’t want to pay for contraception. Sam Brownback; he’s so dreamy (if you were looking for a boyfriend in, say, 1436).
John Bolton dodges question from anti-war vet... →
Rushdooney’s son-in-law, Gary North, a popular writer and founder of the...– The Christian Right and the Rise of American Fascism - The Christian Left Blog (via sinshine)
Hey #NY New Yorkers: Stop Police from... →
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…
Quick Hits Headlines: News Roundup for 2/27/12 →
quickhits: Despised even by Republicans -Headline of the Day- “Rush Limbaugh: America’s Least Favorite News Personality.” People like to point out that Rush Limbaugh is the top-rated talk radio host in America. He’s on 18 kajillion stations, he beats everyone’s ratings, he’s a…
#NJ- Salem City man beat pit bull puppy so... →
bankston: Braveheart’s battle. HEARTBREAKING CRUELTY to a little puppy. Please send a message to the Lawmakers that you want to see a harsh punishment dealt to the 18yr old scum bag that did the HORRIFIC crime. His name is RASEEM MCNEIL The charges have been forwarded to the Salem County Prosecutor’s Office. If found guilty of the charges against him, McNeil could face a maximum...
Letters To My Country: Does The First Amendment... →
letterstomycountry: You’d think so, but not according to a District Court Judge in Pennsylvania: There is a surprising story out of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania that seems the perfect storm of religious tensions. You begin with Ernie Perce, an atheist who marched as a zombie Mohammad in the Mechanicsburg…
Doomsday bill moves forward, minus the aircraft... →
superdiscochino: CHEYENNE—The Wyoming House of Representatives on Monday advanced legislation to launch a study into what Wyoming should do in the event of a complete economic or political collapse in the United States. Before passing House Bill 85 by a voice vote on second reading, lawmakers struck out language directing the task force to study Wyoming instituting its own military draft,...
Why Rick #Santorum would have killed my daughter →
If Rick Santorum had his way, I wouldn’t have been able to get that test, and she most likely would have died. Because according to him, tests that give parents vital information about the health of their unborn children are morally wrong. Though he has no medical training, and no business commenting on the medical decisions that women and their doctors make, he argues that such tests shouldn’t...
Abortion In Nature →
letterstomycountry: Sullivan observes a Discover Magazine article that discusses the “Bruce Effect:” The trend of aborting babies in the face of strange males is known as the Bruce effect. That’s not a slight against men of that name; the effect is named after the scientist who discovered it – Hilda Margaret Bruce. In 1959, she noticed that pregnant mice will abort if they’re exposed to...