And in 45 years of me being on this earth, that was the very first time that I...– - Kenneth Chamberlain Jr. speaking to Democracy Now on Thursday. His father, Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr., a 68-year-old African-American Marine veteran, was fatally shot in November by White Plains, NY police who responded to a false alarm from his medical alert pendant. The officers broke down...
If you want insurance companies to stop...
transreprojustice: fuckyeahftms: https://www.change.org/petitions/stop-trans-health-care-discrimination-a-demand-to-all-major-health-insurance-providers-in-the-united-states This doesn’t have nearly enough signatures!
Santorum denies calling Obama the N-word on TV. →
stfuconservatives: sonofbaldwin: The idea that Rick Santorum was EVER going to answer this question honestly is BEYOND laughable and I can’t believe anyone ever expected that he would. The New Racism is to deny racism exists. dumbthingswhitepplsay: What an amazing world that we live in where the only explanation he feels he has to give is “that’s ridiculous”. Really. Amazing. Post-racial...
[TW: Rape] It wasn’t the first time a lawmaker has suggested that women seeking...– 9 Lies Republicans Tell About Women’s Bodies Not only are Republicans rejecting actual science, now they’re making up their own. (via shorterexcerpts) …wut. (via ethiopienne)
stfuconservatives: danielmcbatman answered your question: Now taking bets on what Santorum’s campaign will pretend he meant to say “the anti-war, government Nigerian Prince that’s been emailing you” Barack Obama the candidate is trying to redistribute your money, he just needs your bank account number and he’ll let you have half of his dad’s Elitist Muslim treasure.
Scrabble Finder: Words that begin with "ni" →
theoceanandthesky: abudaii: sharquaouia: Wonder which fits? Obama, that goddamn antiwar, government nibbler?
crookedroom: Adults Should Read Adult Books jusqualafin: youthberry: “The only thing more embarrassing than catching a guy on the plane looking at pornography on his computer is seeing a guy on the plane reading “The Hunger Games.” Or a Twilight book. Or Harry Potter. The only time I’m O.K. with an adult holding a children’s book is if he’s moving his mouth as he reads. I’m sure all those...
ipomoeaandthestarstealers: rosa—sparks: I have tears. I’m not crying because Rick Santorum said nigger in public. I’m sure he says that word all the time. I’m crying because in 2012, in America, the man who is the President of the United States cannot be referred to or respectfully addressed by anyone. Barack Obama is nothing but the N-word to Rick Santorum and so many other people in this...
Rick Santorum is more of a fan of blue balls.– Ana Kasparian, referring to Santorum not letting a boy use a pink bowling ball. (via stfuhypocrisy)
How to Be a Friend to Trans Folks Without Putting...
fullyanimatedlifetree: kiriamaya: This goes out to all the cis people who, it’s quite obvious, want to help and befriend trans people, but who keep alienating and angering us instead. I’ve seen the befuddled looks on your faces when this happens, and I thought I’d try to clear a few things up for you. Let’s look at some common scenarios in which well-meaning cis people screw up with the whole...
Set Off Your Medical Pendant, Get Shot
amaditalks: A 68 year old black Marine veteran was shot and killed in his own home in White Plains, NY after police responded to a “medical emergency” call when the man accidentally activated his medical assistance pendant device. In the middle of the night, police banged on his door until he was roused from sleep, demanded entry, when he refused (because he was not ill) they broke down the...
97% of rapists receive no punishment whatsoever,... →
Whenever a Republican tries to claim they aren’t racist, let’s remember this...– A comment on Mediamatters on the article How The Right Deals With A Problem Like Trayvon Martin (via abaldwin360)
“Where did all the liberals go?,” Klanklannon taunted after posting his slides....– White Supremacists Hack Trayvon Martin’s Email Account, Leaks Messages Online [Gawker] You exposed a normal kid with big ambitions, and in the odd chance that you found something juicy, he’s a kid. He’s a boy. He’s not a threat to your livelihood. Congratulations you hateful, racist pricks. (via...
mohandasgandhi: occupyallstreets: If Zimmerman can prove ‘reasonable’ fear of black men, he could be acquitted. The defense isn’t stated that explicitly but on the whole, Zimmerman could prove that Trayvon Martin’s appearance was of a nature that could “reasonably” invoke feelings of fear in an individual, meaning, the kid was Black and therefore, scary, prompting Florida’s Stand-Your-Ground...
Florida woman charged with a felony, turns out the...
abaldwin360: An incidental recording taken while a Florida woman was on the phone with her insurance company shows that the police who arrested her and charged her with a felony for resisting arrest lied in their reports, and then again under questioning. Here is the cops’ story: The … ordeal began late-afternoon on Oct. 4, when Fernandes, a four-year CSPD veteran with no previous internal...
Homophobia: The fear that another man will treat... →
icantbelieveitsalawblog: fathappyandcaffeinated: aatombomb: We were discussing homosexuality because of an allusion to it in the book we were reading, and several boys made comments such as, “That’s disgusting.” We got into the debate and eventually a boy admitted that he was terrified/disgusted when he was once sharing a taxi and the other male passenger made a pass at him. The lightbulb...
loungejulius: Top 5 Worst U.S. States for Women. Which states have been ranked the worst for women to live in? iVillage takes a look at the places where it’s hard to be a woman americawakiewakie: 5. Kentucky Things are blue for women in the Bluegrass State, where female poverty is at 18.5%, only 21% of women have college degrees and freedom of choice doesn’t exist for many....
IF YOU DO IT, YOU GET A COOKIE.
1: What eye color do you find sexiest?
2: White, milk, or dark chocolate mocha?
3: If you could get a Sharpie tattoo on your back, what would it be?
4: Did you grow up in a small or big town? Did you like it?
5: Your favorite adult as a child? (and not your parents, if they were your favorite)
6: What kind of smoothie sounds really good right now?
7: Most embarrassing moment from your elementary school years?
8: Most embarrassing moment from your middle school years?
9: Most embarrassing moment from your high school years?
10: Pirates or ninjas? Why?
11: Have you ever climbed a tree more than twenty feet off the ground?
12: Did you like swinging as a child? Do you still get excited when you see a swing set?
13: If you could have any pet in the world, illegal or not, what would you get?
14: What's your most favorite part of your body?
15: What's your most favorite part of your personality?
16: Madonna or Lady Gaga? Neither? Both? Who cares?
17: Have you ever watched the Superbowl all the way through?
18: Have you ever watched any major sporting event drunk?
19: What's the most delicious food you've ever eaten in your life?
20: Margarine or butter? Which did you grow up with?
21: Whole, skim, 1%, or 2% milk? (Did you know they make 1 1/2% milk?)
22: Which continents have you been on?
23: Do you get motion sickness? Any horror stories?
24: Backpacks or satchels?
25: Would you wear a rainbow jacket? A neon yellow sweater? Checkered pants?
26: What was your favorite cartoon growing up?
27: If you had to have a cow or a pig, which would you take? Why?
28: If you had to look at one city skyline for the rest of your life, which would it be?
29: Longest plane ride you've ever been on?
30: The latest you've ever slept?
31: Would you buy a sweater covered in kitten pictures? Would you wear it if someone gave it you for free?
32: Do you pick at scabs?
33: Favorite kind of bean? Kidney? Black? Pinto?
34: How far can you throw a baseball?
35: If you had to move to another country, where would you move?
36: Have you ever eaten Ethiopian food? Vietnamese? Korean? Nepalese? How was it?
37: Small, liberal arts school or public university? Why?
38: A relationship with love or one with sex?
39: Do you eat enough vegetables?
40: Do you like horror movies? How about thrillers?
41: Would you scratch a crotch itch in public?
42: Do you swear in front of your parents?
43: Coolest thing you've ever been for Halloween?
44: If you could change your natural hair color, would you? To what?
45: Do you want to get married? Have kids?
46: Do you use a reusable water bottle? If not, you should.
47: City or nature person?
48: Have you ever used something other than "makeup" as makeup? (Like paint? Markers?)
49: Can you walk well in high heels? Even if you're a guy?
50: Post 5 awesome things about yourself. BRAG AWAY!
stfuconservatives: mohandasgandhi: soupsoup: reuters: ABC News releases surveillance video of arrest of George Zimmerman. Zimmerman said he had been bloodied badly, had the back of his head slammed into the ground, and was given a broken nose. Does that appear to be the case from this video? Good luck with that defense, George. There’s two sides to every story… and it looks like...
Oklahoma legislators pass drug-tests-for-welfare... →
stfuconservatives: “The Oklahoma Senate has dropped legislation that would require politicians throughout the state to be drug tested along with people receiving temporary public assistance. The bill, passed by the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services on Monday, would still require applicants for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to undergo a mandatory drug...
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Racist homophobes keeping themselves busy →
stfuconservatives: thehighshelf: National Organization for Marriage is a vile, monstrous hate group. Their actual plan is to encourage self-segregation as a way of ghettoizing people of color and encouraging POC to focus their frustrations on gays, which will also ensure that POC remain the focus of discussions of cultural homophobia. One doesn’t need to tease out intersections of oppression...
Dear White Folks: Black People are Sensitive to... →
stfuconservatives: A really great article about the Black experience and casual racism in America.
Ever since puberty, ever since I was 11 or 12, I’ve had cyclical depression....– Rachel Maddow on depression (via nprfreshair) Wow, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anything as insightful or moving from Maddow. (via jonathan-cunningham) i so relate to this right now.
How old is this blogger? →
loungejulius: socialistexan: sinidentidades: mumblingsage: holmesiswheretheheartis: hemsworthyy: The AgeAnalyzer thinks http://hemsworthyy.tumblr.com is written by someone 13-17 years old. The AgeAnalyzer thinks http://holmesiswheretheheartis.tumblr.com is written by someone 13-17 years old. how did you know… The AgeAnalyzer thinks http://mumblingsage.tumblr.com is written by...