Remember when they killed Troy Davis with hardly...
odinsblog: And now, when there’s overwhelming evidence of Trayvon Martin having been murdered —POOF! Nothing, nada, zip, zilch, zero. Lip service from the “We’re here to serve and protect” police. You’d almost think there were two entirely different justice systems here. Two completely different ways to value the worth of a person’s life.
I picture myself back over where I saw it, and it sticks in the back of my mind....– 13-year-old Austin McLendon, who witnessed Trayvon Martin’s murder, in an interview with the Huffington Post: Trayvon Martin Killing’s Youngest Witness, 13, Still Can Hear The Screams: Austin McLendon hasn’t been the same since that night three Sundays ago when Trayvon Martin was killed. His...
It’s no accident that Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X have been set up as...– a-dream-deferred-goes-to-harlem (via stay-human)
If you’re laughing and thinking this is so silly, expect to be crying in five...– Steven Moffat on what to expect in ‘Doctor Who’ Series 7 (via doctorwho) MOFFATT I NEED YOU TO STOP DOING THIS TO MY LIFE. I don’t have time!
Human beings took our animal need for palatable food … and turned it into...– Greta Christina (Sex and the Off-Label Use of Our Bodies) (via crepusculars, sexisnottheenemy) (via w-wanderlusters) (via buteyful) (via bluebirdsofhappyness) Amen! (via littlemarshmallowqueen) (via by-any-means-necessary) (via str8nochaser)
'Sonnet' by Bill Knott
marveloustimes: One of my favorite poems: “Sonnet” by Bill Knott. The way the world is not astonished at you it doesn’t blink a leaf when we step from the house leads me to think that beauty is natural, unremarkable and not to be spoken of except in the course of things the course of singing and worksharing the course of squeezes and neighbors the course of you, tying back your...
What Everyone Should Know About Trayvon Martin... →
thepoliticalfreakshow: On February 26, 2012, a 17-year-old African-American named Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Sanford, Florida. The shooter was George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old white man. Zimmerman admits killing Martin, but claims he was acting in self-defense. Three weeks after Martin’s death, no arrests have been made and Zimmerman remains free. Here is what everyone should know...
ihopebarackobama: I hope Barack Obama is swift as a coursing river with all the force of a great typhoon and all the strength of a raging fire and is as mysterious as the dark side of the moon.
The United States of America on college education
Student: I'm not going to go to college because I don't want to go into debt.
USA: YOU USELESS PIECE OF SHIT. YOU'RE GOING TO AMOUNT TO NOTHING YOU FUCKING SCUMBAG. YOU'RE THE REASON WHY MY TAXES ARE SO HIGH.
Student: I'm just going to attend a small community college instead.
USA: HAHAHA YOU WERE TOO STUPID TO GET INTO A GOOD UNIVERSITY. ENJOY YOUR MCDONALD'S DIPLOMA.
Student: I attended a four year university and received a diploma in a field I am interested in. Now I am $50,000+ in debt.
USA: YOU DUMBASS. WHY THE FUCK DID YOU GO TO COLLEGE WHEN YOU KNOW YOU COULDN'T AFFORD IT? YOU DIDN'T EVEN CHOOSE A USEFUL MAJOR EITHER. GOD PEOPLE LIKE YOU MAKE ME SICK.