haygirlhay: Today’s edition: People who ”don’t like” reality tv. Take your holier-than-thou pseudo-cultured schpiel elsewhere. I can keep up with current events, enjoy high brow programming such as Mad Men, and also love the hell out of Teen Mom. It’s possible. I do it.
Building a Nation of Know-Nothings →
notthatkindagay: It would be nice to dismiss the stupid things that Americans believe as harmless, the price of having such a large, messy democracy. Plenty of hate-filled partisans swore that Abraham Lincoln was a Catholic and Franklin Roosevelt was a Jew. So what if one-in-five believe the sun revolves around the earth, or aren’t sure from which country the United States gained its...
Oh, why not: Basics →
Name: Mindy Michelle Gender: Female Age: 24 Birth date: November 22 (same as my grandma :) ) Place of birth/Current place of residence: Appleton, WI and now Seattle, WA Heritage: Polish and German Siblings: Half-Sister Parents: yep and they rock! Religious/Spiritual affiliation: kindness Pets: Loki our crazy black cat and I still consider my parent’s dog Baxter mine (Cairn...
If the Moon is made of cheese...
spacecowboywhit: Then I want to study astro-nom nom nom-y. It just came to me, and I couldn’t resist. My appologies, it won’t happen again. Ah seriously, love it!
Things That Mosque Opponents Like To Say, Vol. 1:
inothernews: 1. “They’re free to observe their religion however they please, and wherever they please.” 2. “But…” 3. “Except…” ”just because you have the right to do it doesn’t mean you should…” “those people” “come on”
Judge Walker’s decision, he tells us, is based on the principle that the state...– Some thoughts on the Prop 8 decision (What’s Wrong with the World) (via pegobry) There is a vast gulf between allowing people to make moral decisions for themselves and allowing people only to make the moral decisions you think they should be allowed to make. As silly as it is to have to say this:...
Some Christians in America seem to be suffering what I consider to be the main...– this is the comment of the day on gawker and in my mind maybe the comment of the year. (via scenes-from-my-hood)
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding...– Carl G. Jung (via fuckyeahcarljung) (via newslang77) (via heartmindspirit) (via jmek)
You know, I can see being confused by Scientology, or the thing Madonna does...– JON STEWART, on certain Americans’ sudden selectivity about freedom of religion, on The Daily Show (via inothernews)
The Only Child: Debunking the Myths (Time) →
psychotherapy: Generally, those studies showed that singletons aren’t measurably different from other kids — except that they, along with firstborns and people who have only one sibling, score higher in measures of intelligence and achievement. No one, Falbo says, has published research that can demonstrate any truth behind the stereotype of the only child as lonely, selfish and maladjusted....
How To Quit Your Job
austinkleon: A dry erase board = the admiration of the internet. Cussing out a customer, grabbing beers, and using an escape shoot = the admiration of the internet + a criminal record. Be smart, kids.
We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed,...– — Michael Ondaatje (The English Patient) (via therealkatiewest) (via beenthinking)
Levi Johnston to Run for Mayor of Wasilla →
think4yourself: apsies: The former Playgirl cover model, 20, is running for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska — and documenting it in his reality show, Loving Levi: The Road to the Mayor’s Office, the executive producer, Canaan Rubin, tells UsMagazine.com in a statement. Reads the statement, “The docu-soap will follow the ever controversial, headline making, matinee idol, handsome father of one as he...
Student-Loan Debt Surpasses Credit Cards →
jmek: Consumers now owe more on their student loans than their credit cards. Americans owe some $826.5 billion in revolving credit, according to June 2010 figures from the Federal Reserve. (Most of revolving credit is credit-card debt.) Student loans outstanding today — both federal and private — total some $829.785 billion, according to Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of FinAid.org and...
The earth is my body; my head is in the stars.– Harold and Maude (via Alyssahh) (via quote-book) (via adventuresoftintin)
think4yourself: brooklynmutt: Great breakdown of republican hypocrisy by Rachel Maddow last night. I clipped and uploaded a fantastic portion of the segment above. You can watch the entire segment here.