Canadian Arctic nearly loses entire ice shelf →
Republicans claim to be deeply worried by budget deficits. Indeed, Mr. Ryan has...– Paul Krugman (via blissandzen)
Leftish: MEDIA BLACKOUT BROKEN! #OCCUPYWALLSTREET... →
leftish: Here’s a bit of the Daily News story from Saturday September 24, 2011 “Police clashes with ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters as hundreds march on Union Square” Protesters calling for greater financial reform and social equality clashed fiercely with police in Manhattan Saturday. Scores of…
letterstomycountry: naturalmentality: I just witnessed a mass arrest and police brutality. I was detained in a police barricade and threatened with arrest for standing on the sidewalk as a spectator. Not a single member of NYPD could justify their actions to me. It was a peaceful protest before the cops showed up. THEY escalated the protest into violence with their aggression and infringement...
LIVESTREAM: Occupy Wall Street Protest and Camp-In... →
leftish: “To the editiors: If I get taken in, you have the passwords to all the main accounts, keep the movement going - there’s 100 cops lined up…” ~ one of the Broadcasting protesters to his crew. Amidst donations of Pizza, 100+ arrests, Shutdown of the Internet in the vicinity, reports of Police Brutality and lots of chanting, and SOLIDARITY The OccupyWallStreet.org Protest and Camp-In is...
I went to bed and woke in the middle of the night thinking I heard someone cry,...– Ray Bradbury, Green Shadows, White Whale (via liquidnight)
Today, many of us believe that human beings are naturally violent, so war is...– Paul Chappell, a West Point graduate and Korean-American peace activist. Read more … (via utnereader) Abso-motherfucking-lutely. (via theamericanbear)
“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man (or woman) in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation.” HERBERT SPENCER
All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and...– Buddha (via likethesun)
The GOP debate crowds... let's recap, shall we?
pantslessprogressive: Un-American: Gay and lesbian soldiers currently serving our country overseas American: Letting uninsured Americans die Executing our fellow citizens
Courts in GA sought the death penalty for 70% of black defendants with white...– http://www.aclu.org/capital-punishment/race-and-death-penalty (via black-culture) Yeah. Tell me it’s not a racist policy. I’m so fucking sick of our justice system… (via tenderstatue)
Congratulations to the Ann Coulters and Rick...
130 Death Row Inmates Have Been Found Innocent... →
Article from LiveScience about the Italian... →
In general, blacks and Latinos make up 42 percent of the people killed under...– With an Execution Stayed, Texans Still Likelier to Be Executed Than Die in Plane Crash - Politics - GOOD (via greaterthanlapsed) A truly Christian state
House Republicans want to repeal Medicare in order to make tax cuts for the rich...– Matt Yglesias (via firthofforth)
”If a man has an apartment stacked to the ceiling...
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Suit Contends Black Children Exposed to Lead... →
A leading medical research institute in Baltimore stands accused of intentionally allowing black children, some as young as 12 months, to become increasingly poisoned by lead as part of a study conducted during the ’90s. The Kennedy Krieger Institute constructed experiments meant to address the chronic problem of lead poisoning for poor children in the city, seeking to measure the efficacy...
There are these people cheering for executions, cheering for letting people...– Bill Maher (via goodreasonnews)
Michele Bachmann: U.S. Immigration ‘Worked Very,... →
cognitivedissonance: Pre-1965, we had quotas that virtually eliminated immigration of anyone other than white immigrants. Is that what she meant? Or does she simply not understand history? Either way, she’s advocating for racist, ethnocentrist policies repealed by Congress nearly 50 years ago.
Paul Ryan, Herman Cain Push For Tax Increases On... →
stfuconservatives: ringo-kid: stfuconservatives: herblondness: WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said on Sunday that House Republicans would oppose President Barack Obama’s payroll tax cuts for both employers and employees, arguing that the policy had already failed to provide a sufficient boost to the economy. “It hasn’t worked,” Ryan said, suggesting the current temporary tax cut...