This campaign finance system … is in dire need of reform. Let’s get to the...– - Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) yesterday during A House Committee on Government Oversight hearing on the IRS. (Burlington Free Press) This is well said, but will anything EVER actually be reformed? I think not.
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It’s a scandal that we have passed the ominous 400 ppm level of carbon dioxide and the United States is doing nothing to slow, much less reverse, the rate of climate change. No, we are drilling, baby…to ensure (as they say on Battlestar Galactica) that the planet is fracked. And Serious People have the brass to lecture us on austerity so we don’t leave a debt burden to future generations....
One of the greatest threats we face is, simply put, bullshit. We are drowning...– Jon Lovett’s commencement address to Pitzer College. (via theatlantic)
I think before his second term is over, we’re going to see a miracle before our...– Michele Bachmann decides God will repeal Obamacare. (via think-progress) I don’t know how much more I can take honestly.
Then there are people who are saying, “Well, we better learn how to terraform...– Neil DeGrasse Tyson (via somewisdom)
We are in this position as a country because we assumed that the magic of the...– Susan Crawford (via azspot)
I hated high school. I don’t trust anybody who looks back on the years from 14...– Stephen King (via allegorys)
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ro-s-aspa-rks: kelsium: As many of you know, our friend Rosa Sparks is having a real shit time of it lately. The most recent in a long string of personal upheavals is that the house where she and her daughter live was just robbed, and many of their personal belongings were taken. Rosa is about to start her dream job,… I need to reply to this. Kelsium is a goddess and one of my all time...
When the tornado sirens went off around 2:15, the staff of the AgapeLand...– The New York Times. (via nedhepburn)
We stand helpless before the corporate onslaught. There is no way to vote...– Chris Hedges (via azspot)
POPE Francis has been embroiled in a scandal after footage emerged today...– Pope Francis caught on video performing strange ritual on fan | The Sun |News This is like getting tech help from Bill Gates. (via waitingonoblivion)