It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political...– Chief Justice John Roberts (via kateoplis)
Why Obamacare Matters to Me
reallyfoxnews: I’m a twenty something largely healthy lady who is luckily financially situated in a family who can afford pretty good health insurance. I can’t afford my own plan, and as I’m under 26, I am currently able to stay on my parents’ insurance. So, why should Obama’s health care changes matter to me? I have a minor heart condition in which my mitral valve leaks and part of the blood...
The narrative of a black chef didn’t exist. Black people have always cooked and...– Marcus Samuelsson on Fresh Air. (via nprfreshair)
Do you ever forget that Delaware is a state
kateoplis: “American society has a remarkable ability to resist change, or to take whatever change has taken place and attempt to make it go away. Things are different for you than they were for us. Just the fact that you chose to come to a single-sex college makes you smarter than we were — we came because it’s what you did in those days — and the college you are graduating from is a very...
A couple years back I was voted number one most hated on the internet.– Oh Julia Allison I think I’m actually happy someone thought it was a good idea to put you on tv - if only to see the look on your face when you said this.
edgarsux: I don’t think I’m better than anyone but I’m certainly better than anyone I’ve ever dated.
How Can We Get Artists Paid On The Internet? A... →
“What this really is, is a simple political issue: a labor issue. It should be possible for a working musician to support a household without having to tour twelve months out of the year, just like it should be possible to live modestly on minimum wage (which it ain’t). But because “art” and “artists” are seen in our world less as craftsmen, and more like...
Imagine you’re at a party. A guy offers you a drink. You say no. He says “Come...– The art of “no,” continued: Saying no when you’ve already said yes. « CaptainAwkward.com Lately I’ve be torn over whether or not I’m too much of a bitch to people who come off as creepy. But this article (and the comments) really put me at ease about the whole thing. Initially I...
I am really interested in silence. In inarticulacy also, which isn’t the same as...– Tilda Swinton (via marxisforbros)
Mother Jones: How to Bring Detroit Back From the... →
These articles always contain a lot of regurgitated shit, but I still like them.
We were discussing homosexuality because of an allusion to it in the book we...– Homophobia: The fear that another man will treat you like you treat women. Andrew Sullivan.
“In any case, though, I believe that I have not been fair to you and that, as a result, I must have led you around in circles and hurt you deeply. In doing so, however, I have led myself around in circles and hurt myself just as deeply. I say this not as an excuse or a means of self-justification but because it is true. If I have left a wound inside you, it is not just your wound but mine as...
Forgive me for noting that conservatives seem to believe that the rich will work...– Can this campaign be constructive? - E.J. Dionne Jr.
I really believe in completely being naive and having high hopes when meeting...– Interviews: Fiona Apple | Features | Pitchfork (via whydoihaveablog)