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Album cover of the day: “Nina Simone at the Town Hall”.

jazzrelatedstuff:

Album cover of the day: “Nina Simone at the Town Hall”.

— 5 months ago with 31 notes

A 7 year old boy in Virginia was suspended from school after he pointed his pencil at a fellow student and said, “bang!” Even worse, he pointed at another student and said, “would not bang.”

(Source: sethmeyers, via bobbymoynihans)

— 5 months ago with 172105 notes

How Obama's getting undeserved shit #1746

America:Our healthcare is terrible and needs to be fixed.
Obama:Okie dokie.
Obama:*signs the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare*
Obama:There! This will force your insurance company to only sell comprehensive plans.
America:But what if I liked my crappy plan?
Obama:... but you just said your healthcare was terrible.
America:What if I liked my terrible crappy plan?
Obama:I mean, there are laws now that define what every healthcare plan has to cover. It'd be cheaper for you to just--
America:No! I want to keep my crappy plan I hate.
Obama:Um, okay, well, if you've read the ACA-- by the way, have you read the ACA?
America:No. Why would I do that?
Obama:Gotcha. Anyway, if you've read it, you'd see that health insurance company can still sell you your old plan.
America:Hey, I just got dropped from my insurance plan!
Obama:You should talk to your health insurance company about that.
America:No! This is your fault!
Obama:But I didn't do--
America:You've lied to Americans! Obamacare is a failure!
Obama:Hey, I just checked the healthcare.gov website and there's actually plan $150 cheaper than the one you had before, and it's comprehensive so--
America:No! I heard on Fox News the website doesn't even work.
Obama:But it does.
America:But the media says it doesn't.
Obama:Look at the screen. You see the website is working. Look at it.
America:I should've voted for Romney.
Obama:You know, I'm starting to wish you would have too.
— 5 months ago with 1958 notes
"Today there is a New Confederacy, an insurgent political force that has captured the Republican Party and is taking up where the Old Confederacy left off in its efforts to bring down the federal government. No shelling of a Union fort, no bloody battlefield clashes, no Good Friday assassination of a hated president — none of that nauseating, horrendous stuff. But the behavior is, nonetheless, malicious and appalling. The New Confederacy, as churlish toward President Obama as the Old Confederacy was to Lincoln, has accomplished what its predecessor could not: It has shut down the federal government, and without even firing a weapon or taking 620,000 lives, as did the Old Confederacy’s instigated Civil War."
— 6 months ago with 72 notes

livefrommyhouse:

“Tina and Amy have a truly unique chemistry making them one of the most talented and captivating pairings of all-time,” — Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions.

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— 6 months ago with 718 notes
NYTimes: Is Music the Key to Success? →

NYTimes: Is Music the Key to Success?

— 6 months ago

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imminentrevolt:

Source: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/columbus_day

And this is why I hate Christopher Columbus. 

Bless God.

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Uhm no. This was good until they got to that fucker Bartolomé de las Casas and someone fixed their mouths to utter ‘Deify’.

Do you know how Las Casas ‘saved the Indians’? By advocating for for African Slaves; Africans being much ‘hardier and sturdier’ and in his mind, less likely to commit mass suicide in rebellion.

He gave up his Taino Slaves, but got new BLACK ONES.

Christopher Columbus and Bartolomé de las Casas are EQUAL FUCKERS in ENSLAVING and DEHUMANIZING.

And in the Caribbean we KNOW THIS, starting at the very least from my Father’s generation, when independence happened and OUR historians got to make the books to teach us; vs the Spanish and the English and the French.

Christopher Columbus and Bartolomé de las Casas BOTH deserve to be burned in effigy.

Whoever the fuck ‘theoatmeal’ is, they’re as shitty as zenpencils.

Reblogging for additional commentary because FUCKING IMPORTANT.

Um, yeah.

I’ve seen a few suggestions for naming this day after a leader or figure who was Native American rather than yet another rich European dude.

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— 6 months ago with 58191 notes
politicalprof:

Who knows? This might work.
Brian McFadden, New York Times

politicalprof:

Who knows? This might work.

Brian McFadden, New York Times

(via think4yourself)

— 6 months ago with 55 notes
A Day in the Life of a Sexologist: A sexologist's two cents on the 2013 MTV VMAs →

sexologist:

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Dear Society,

If you think a woman in a tan vinyl bra and underwear, grabbing her crotch and grinding up on a dance partner is raunchy, trashy, and offensive but you don’t think her dance partner is raunchy, trashy, or offensive as he sings a song about “blurred” lines of consent and…

— 7 months ago with 31679 notes