imaginaryimageblog: an 8 year old standing in front of a large crowd, struggling to articulate the choreography to the Single Ladies dance through his gas mask Are you my mummy?
socialistexan: Can it be Avengers already?
dank-potion: split-the-coast: When you discuss the wage gap, here are a few things to keep in mind: Only white women make $0.77 to a man’s dollar. Black women make about $0.68 to a man’s dollar. Latina women make about $0.58 to a man’s dollar. Intersectionality matters. And men of color make less than white women.
Moreover, if these teenagers wish to become journalists, they will have to get...– Several individuals at the National High School Journalism Convention stored out during Dan Savage’s speech in which he made inflammatory remarks about the Bible. The folks at Slate make a valid point in their assessment of the situation. (via mediahascookies)
Guys, CISPA was only passed through the House. It...
voteformickeymouse: oncelers-choice-booty: let’s not freak out just yet, alright? There’s still time to stop this, and we must do all that we can to do so! I believe we can win this. I mean, we stopped SOPA and PIPA, right? I have a bad feeling that SOPA and PIPA was a one-time thing…the internet is like a child with severe ADHD, it can never concentrate on something for long. And Obama...
My guess is you’ll see a dramatic difference in the youth vote this time — part...– Hank Brown, a retired senator, on 65-year-old Mitt Romney. John McCain was 72 in November 2008. (via officialssay) Gee whiz, the kids are gonna be stoked! (via aatombomb) Lolz.
What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an...– Vincent van Gogh, letters to Theo, 1880. (via bigmagnets)
If every household in the U.S. cut back on electricity use by a mere 1%, that...– - Brandi Colander, NRDC Attorney, Energy and Transportation Group. Interested in monitoring your own energy use? Check out this new Facebook app: social.opower.com (via nrdc) Wow.
This next generation [Y] will probably be the first to earn less than their...– Christian Stadil (via nusca)
The Republicans love to say that the Democratic Party is ruled by ‘special...– Geraldine Ferraro (via foulmouthedliberty)
Truth: Missouri's "Don't Say Gay" Bill →
tothisandyou: The Missouri legislature is up to its usual business this week—creating oppressive legislation to silence and devalue minority groups. On Wednesday, April 18th, HB2051 was presented by Representative Cookson (R) from District 153. The bill is set to go to the Elementary and… Ughhhhh
When President Gerald Ford nominated him in 1975, Justice John Paul Stevens...– Ari Berman of The Nation in Why the Supreme Court Matters (via tartantambourine)
ihopericksantorum: I hope Rick Santorum creates an awesome Powerpoint presentation for school, but when he brings it in, the font he chose isn’t compatible with his teacher’s outdated version of Microsoft Office and his entire presentation is now in Comic Sans.
Why We Have to Go Back to a 40-Hour Work Week to... →
If you’re lucky enough to have a job right now, you’re probably doing everything possible to hold onto it. If the boss asks you to work 50 hours, you work 55. If she asks for 60, you give up weeknights and Saturdays, and work 65. Odds are that you’ve been doing this for months, if not years, probably at the expense of your family life, your exercise routine, your diet, your stress levels, and...
Teen Pregnancies Highest In States With... →
abaldwin360: stfuconservatives: A new report says that although national teen pregnancy rates are the lowest they’ve ever been (or at least since they started tracking them in 1940), states that have abstinence-only sex “education” have higher rates than states where schools teach you about condoms and stuff. Can we just declare abstinence-only education a failure and a sham and be done with...
ihopericksantorum: I hope Rick Santorum is doing an instance on WoW and his group wipes and the priest won’t rez him and he has to take the rez walk even though the wipe wasn’t his fault.
stfusexists: kindymaling: no sorry santorum you have to carry your dead presidential campaign to full term