Try to learn to let what is unfair teach you.– David Foster Wallace (via itiswellwithmysoul)
Don’t say, ‘That’s the way I am—its my character.’ It’s your lack of character....– St. Josemaria Escriva
Congratulations, Fitty, for finding a way to make money off Twitter. That is...– STEPHEN COLBERT, on rapper 50 Cent’s questionable use of Twitter to pump up the value of a penny stock, on The Colbert Report. Zing! (via inothernews)
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those...– Mother Teresa (via itiswellwithmysoul)
I guess I’m back on tumblr. Thank you, winter doldrums. Thank you, blogging addiction. And to a much lesser extent: thank you office job.
“We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.” — Ronald Reagan
“We all want progress. But progress means getting nearer to the place where you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turn, then to go forward does not get you any nearer. If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about turn and walking back to the right road; and in that case the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive man.” ~C.S. Lewis
inothernews: apsies:bringmethathorizon:think4yourself: I want, not for personally for me, but for working Americans, to have a option, that if they don’t like their health insurance, if it’s too expensive, they can’t afford it, if the government can cobble together a cheaper insurance policy that gives the same benefits, I see that as a plus for the folks. -Bill O’Reilly Think Progress ...
armeck: But of course, nobody cares because it is all about a few rogue, bad apples.
That the GOP and its conservative supporters would single out this particular...– The Anonymous Liberal: You Can Tell a Lot About People By Who They Choose to Demonize (via shorterexcerpts) (via soupsoup) I don’t get it. Since banks are making money again, ACORN should get away with the fact that they were caught encouraging underage prostitution rings made up of girls...
Barack Obama Apologizes to Kanye West →
Dear Prospective Employer
Thank you for posting your job opening on the internet, so that it took no real effort for me to find and apply for it. That being said, I’m slightly interested in your opening and I hope this cover letter makes it seem that I’m actually interested in your company and not just applying for any and all job openings. I see in the job description that you require *expert* knowledge of...
I am stuck in traffic in a taxicab which is typical and not just of modern life mud clambers up the trellis of my nerves must lovers of Eros end up with Venus muss es sein? es muss nicht sein, I tell you how I hate disease, it's like worrying that comes true and it simply must not be able to happen in a world where you are...
Um, Geraldo just said Sean Hannity and his ilk are...
(via inothernews) Who are Sean Hannity’s ilk? Geraldo goes on Bill O’Reilly ALL THE TIME, so…I guess O’Reilly doesn’t count?
Long night at a new job. Walking to my car through a dark and rainy parking lot. My boyfriend appears, hands me a green tea latte. His truck broke down Friday, so he made his sister bring him. They’ve been waiting for forty minutes.
Church of No People →
This blog. It’s hilarious. It’s cruel. It’s dead-on. And it’s good.
dearoldlove: You faked loving me so well that now I can’t tell the difference. Le sigh.
Stephen Farrell's Four Days With the Taliban →
This man risked his life getting us the real story about the violence in Afghanistan and what we’ve got to do with it. Two men died protecting him so he could live to tell the truth. All we talk about is health care.