New reality show offers two men $1M to sneak out... →
centerforinvestigativereporting: From our homeland security reporter G.W. Schulz … ageofperil: It’s almost 2013, so perhaps no one should be surprised that a reality show in the works would mimic the 1996 dystopian flick “Escape From L.A.” What’s chilling is that the show is not fiction and may in the end say more about the post-Sept. 11 surveillance state than anything else so far. ...
If anybody needs me, I’ll be listening to the opening number of the new muppet movie on repeat while I make over my wardrobe and home decor in bright, happy solid colors and tap dance and bake fresh cookies because thats how happy the movie made me feel.
Pregnant Occupy Seattle Protester Has Miscarriage... →
1) I think this title should read “Pregnant Protester Has Miscarriage After Incurring Police Brutality” because I suspect it’s the reported KICK IN THE STOMACH that might have contributed to the miscarriage. 2) Medical reports of actual pregnancy and miscarriage have not yet been confirmed. But you can bet I am staying tuned to find out if they are or not. 3) Regardless if she...
Police used batons to try to push the students apart. Those they could separate,...– Nathan Brown, Assistant Professor University of California at Davis in an open letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi (via cultureofresistance) These officers are a disgrace. They should all be fired, their pensions revoked, and they should all face criminal prosecution. (via wilwheaton)
Ned Hepburn: Why is Obama still silent on American... →
nedhepburn: OBAMA ON LIBYAN PEACEFUL PROTESTORS: “The United States condemns the use of violence against peaceful protesters in those countries, and wherever else it may occur.” February 18th, 2011. OBAMA ON IRANIAN PEACEFUL PROTESTORS: Obama reiterated that real change in societies is not going to…
Hey Internet, Sorry I haven’t been posting on the ol’ tumblr lately, but I figured my lack of posting wouldn’t cause any societies to collapse or anything severe like that. Turns out, I was right. I’ll have you know, though, that I just finished competing in a relay race rolling frozen turkeys through the halls of our offices. It turns out, it takes way more arm...
Other Songs Listened to So Far This Morning
Walkin’ After Midnite (Patsy Cline) Tight Fittin’ Jeans (Conway Twitty) Song of the South (Bobby Bare) Jackson (Cash and Carter) Folsom Prison Blues (Johnny Cash) Family Tradition (Hank Williams Jr) Today is a good day
Scrapping deductions instead of raising rates -... →
Please forgive me that this is a Washington Post article and focus on the fact that this is research done by my alma mater exploring the effectiveness of eliminating tax deductions versus raising taxes. (Hint: it sounds WAY more effective.)
I Can Describe This Day in One Sentence:
There is dried marinara sauce on my shirt, right over my boob.