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President Obama is doing a Reddit AMA. Read all of... →
CNN confirms @DavidShuster tweet. RNC attendee... →
brooklynmutt: RNC Attendee Allegedly Threw Nuts At Black CNN Camerawoman, Said ‘This Is How We Feed Animals’
It was a day late, but the Republicans’ parade of truth-twisting, distortions...– The New York Times, “How The Republicans Built It” (via inothernews)
[TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE] Paul Ryan Said Something... →
aboutmaleprivilege: stfusexists: greenstate: Last week, Paul Ryan gave an interview in which, defending his position that there should be no excuses for abortion, he referred to rape as a “method of conception.” Wow, right? Talk about a benign euphemism. Rape —RAPE! — is now a “method of conception.” You know, like love-making, just without the love. There could be no greater testament to...
just wondering if anyone at the RNC has brought up...
Young Americans, don’t lose your hope. Don’t take their cynicism. Don’t give up...– President Obama in Colorado August 28, 2012 (via demnewswire)
also also wondering if anyone at the rnc cares...
Tom Smith, GOP Senate Candidate: Pregnancy From... →
stfuhypocrisy: Trying to distance himself from the “legitimate rape” comment that Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) made last week, Pennsylvania Senate candidate Tom Smith (R) stirred up further controversy by comparing a pregnancy caused by rape to “having a baby out of wedlock.” Smith said Monday at the Pennsylvania Press Club that although he condemns Akin’s comment, he agrees with Akin that abortion...
The more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that you...– Spinoza (via illuminatedbeing)
The Obama administration wants Assad gone, the sooner the better. This is...– The case against intervening in Syria | StarTribune.com (via arielnietzsche)
The value of money →
amodernmanifesto: How do the billions wiped off the stock market relate to the rest of the capitalist system? Joseph Choonara goes back to Karl Marx to explain. Pity money. Over recent months it has been “injected” into markets, “destroyed” in financial meltdowns and stock market collapses; it has been “devalued” and “revalued” and passed along the increasingly unfathomable webs spun by...
Aside from the sheer biological ludicrousness of Todd Akin’s ideas on female...– Brandon Keim, Wired (h/t Political Wire)
Romney claims Mormon faith dictates tax return... →
“Our church doesn’t publish how much people have given,” he’s quoted saying. “This is done entirely privately. One of the downsides of releasing one’s financial information is that this is now all public, but we had never intended our contributions to be known. It’s a very personal thing between ourselves and our commitment to our God and to our church.” The statement opens a fresh front in the...
Governor Romney’s decision to directly enlist himself in the birther movement...– Obama spokesperson Ben LaBolt, on Romney’s birther joke. (via quickhits)
The real you is timeless and beyond life and death.– Nisargadatta Maharaj (via mirroir)
sarahlee310: theatlanticvideo: The Anger Behind the Story “It is, I think, a properly angry essay,” writes Atlantic editor-in-chief James Bennet at the beginning of the September issue, referring to Ta-Nehisi Coates’s article on President Obama. Coates’s article — called “Fear of a Black President” — looks back at Obama’s 2008 campaign, and his pledge to reckon with race. In this...
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it — basically because you...– Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness (via loveyourchaos)
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms - The Mandela...
upworthy: A Tea Partier decided to pick a fight...
Our Common Good: Ohio Republican Party: GOP... →
abaldwin360: After Ohio’s Secretary of State Jon Husted announced last week that early-voting sites across the state would only be open on weekdays, many felt the restriction would unfairly impact “working people” in general, and minorities in particular. Doug Priesse, chairman of…
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Alan Moore and Tim Perkins - The Highbury Working...