Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an...– John Steinbeck (via miketodd07, thirdworldgirl- )
The Power of Prayer
“[Prayers] may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy — but it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Christmas.” -W.C. Fields (born William Claude Dukenfield, 1880-1946), American comedian, drinker and legendary misanthrope (legendary as in not true).
Bohemias. Alternative subcultures. They were a crucial aspect of industrial...– William Gibson, All Tomorrow’s Parties (1999)
SHOW & TELL.: Call to Action: Art for Japan →
paperalligator: A derail from your usual programming here at Show & Tell; but please don’t tune out. My sister and I wanted to put together something in light of the recent earthquakes and tsunami that’ve affected Japan, so here goes: On March 11, 2011, Japan was devastated by one of the worst earthquakes…
Personal Infamy: On The Situation In The Middle... →
personalinfamy: As an American, all I can really think about when I see a revolution is, “how did America cause this?” Then my more liberal self scolds my brainwashed imperial inner child and I try to employ critical reasoning skills based on the limited, albeit expansive, knowledge that I possess. TUNISIA. As…
A Great Collision: Rush →
avferreira: It’s so hard to explain to people - non-writing people - what a rush it is, when a new character is gaining shape in your head, and all the details are falling into place, and the character goes from a sketch, from a two-dimensional outline, to a breathing, speaking, thinking individual. And I’m…
The headline you won’t be reading today: “Millions saved in Japan by good...– Dave Ewing (via kateoplis)
Next Week's SuperMoon, aka “Lunar Perigee”, May Be... →
kateoplis: On March 19, the moon will be closest to Earth in almost 20 years and some believe that its gravitational pull may bring chaos to Earth. The New England hurricane of 1938, the Hunter Valley floods of 1955, Cyclone Tracy in 1974 and Hurricance Katrina in 2005 all happened during lunar perigees. The tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people in Indonesia happened two weeks...
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the...– Norman Vincent Peale (via thresca)
'Doctor Who' premiere date, plot details, poster... →
Let’s hope that is better than the 5th season. Moffat & Smith debut was disapointing. Obviously, the quality went down but the ratings went up :(
America is not broke. Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe...– Michael Moore (via azspot)
Dangers of Being a Private Investigator →
A former colleague of the private investigator found killed in Harrisonburg says being a PI can be very dangerous, because they typically work alone in an emotionally-charged environment.
Kitty's Pryde Supplemental: Quotable Atheist quote... →
igotkittypryde: “Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn’t!” -George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish-born English playwright. Speculated about some sort of “life force” twaddle, but declared at an early age that he was “like Shelley, a socialist, an atheist and…
One for the road
Just testing tumblr.