If we *are* so concerned though about young men getting drunk at a party,...– That drunk girl at the party doesn’t want you to rape her | The Daily Get Up (via robot-heart-politics)
I find it so funny that we commend our culture for allowing women more freedom...– Una Fraser, awesome comment on Ben Roethlisberger Doesn’t Want to See Your Stamp Collection | The Daily Get Up The author of the column responded by saying (paraphrasing), “Your right to be fully human includes a caveat: you still have to worry about how much skin you show, or some dude’s going to...
You had me at ‘predatory lending’– Elizabeth Warren to Barack Obama (via squashed)
Last week a talented, young woman full of promise came to me with a flier her...– Rep. Betty Sutton, Ohio’s 13th District. She continues: “The mailer was supported by funds from a Republican multimillionaire challenger by the name of Tom Ganley who has decided he wants to take my place in Congress. Ganley placed a huge advertisement in the flier to build support for the campaign...
Abortion amendment passes in FL Senate →
Florida seems to be on the same path as Oklahoma. What is sad to me is that I have to scan newspapers from Central Florida, such as the St. Petersburg Times, in order to find out what the hell is going on in this state. Step the fuck up Miami Herald. There’s some other stuff they are doing as well, school prayer, changing the term “viable fetus” to “unborn child”,...
The same GOP that didn't like closed door talks.
boooger: For the second straight day, Senate Republicans blocked a motion to begin debate on a bill that would overhaul financial regulations. The GOP senators say the proposal is too broad and needs to be tightened in closed-door talks with Democrats before coming to the Senate floor for debate. http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/04/27/obama.wall.street/index.html?hpt=T2
Amnesty Report Condemns US Death Rates In... →
think4yourself: generallyspeaking: jmek: The death rate of women giving birth in the US is worse than in 40 other countries, including nearly all the industrialised countries, Amnesty International said today in a report that describes the country’s approach to maternity care as “disgraceful and scandalous”. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the likelihood of a woman dying...
This week, Arizona signed the toughest illegal immigration law in the country...– SETH MEYERS, Weekend Update. That’s what we said. (via inothernews) (via cijimcb)
Chuck: I can’t even hug you? What if you need a hug? A hug can turn your day...– Pushing Daisies. (via quote-book)
…should I draw you the picture of my heart it would be what I hope you would...– excerpt from a letter to John Adams by Abigail Adams (via itwashappiness) (via awomansplace)
I want someone who will be monogamous and nice to his mother, and I want someone...– Liz Lemon (via fishy) (via kari-shma)
I love whipped cream, put it on rice and I’ll eat it.– Gissi
They want to demolish The Fillmore Theater on... →
Obviously, the Beach needs another hotel. It’s ridiculous. “…. the plan, which needs approval from both the city commission and county commission, is still preliminary and has yet to be vetted to the community. A community workshop is planned for 6 p.m. May 13 at room C220 of the Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr.” Via Miami Herald
We are again dealing with difficulties in a contentious, partisan time. We are...– Former President Bill Clinton Lessons Learned From Oklahoma City - NYTimes.com (via apsies)
Amputees suffer pains, cramps, itches in the leg that is no longer there. That...– Gabriel García Márquez (via robot-heart)
Red light cameras on Miami Beach went live... →
Here is a list of the intersections: * Washington Ave. at 17th St. – Eastbound * Washington Ave at 17th St. – Southbound * Chase Ave. and Alton Rd. – Northbound * 63rd St. and Indian Creek Dr. – Southbound * 41st St. and Prairie Ave. – Northbound * 71st St. and Indian Creek Dr. – Northbound * Dade Blvd. and 23rd St. – Westbound * Alton Rd. and 17th St. – Westbound * Washington Ave. and...
Nobody who has ever experienced the reality of poverty could say “it’s not the...– The single mother’s manifesto | J.K. Rowling - Times Online J.K. Rowling is also magic. via champagnecandy:lipstick-feminists: placidhips: rosasparks (via bingoparaphernalia)
100 abandoned houses →
Whether Artyom is really psychopathic and violent is unclear. Even if it were...– Adoption fearmongers take over - Broadsheet - Salon.com (via notemily) (via apsies)
Foursquare Deal in Miami on Thursday. →
About 20 places in the Miami area are offering deals when you check in with foursquare on this Thursday. via Eater Miami Some place have up to 20% your total bill.
My day as of 8:30 am
4:30 am: abrubtly awakened by neighbors arguing in a foreign language or watching an intense film. 5 am: another neighbors puppy starts yipping an barking, ceasing at about 6:15 am. 6:30 am: my alarm goes off for me to wake up to start working, alarm is not necessary however because I’ve been awake since 4:30. Decide to sleep for an hour since it’s quite. 7:30 am: wake up, walk...
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding...– Theodore Roosevelt (via odaneleh) (via quote-book)
Obama’s swinging in all directions, people! He doesn’t give a shit anymore! He’s...– Jon Stewart (via savingpaper) (via soupsoup) (via thankgodtitsfriday) (via apsies)
It’s like Jesus said, it’s going to be a bad week.– Gissi, regarding some issues at work.