The availability of Plan B has some worried that more young people will become...– Small Victory in Access to Contraception | LiveScience (via sexartandpolitics)]
The President approached me when he was Senator Obama, before the Democratic...– Senator Arlen Spector (via absurdlakefront) (via apsies)
There is no plausible scenario under which Republicans can grow into a majority...– From Olympia Snowe’s Op-Ed in the NYT today, concerning Arlen Specter’s move yesterday. (via apsies)
I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like...– jonathan safran foer (via racheldorn)
I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out...– Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, (R-Crazy) Only it happened in ‘76 under President Ford. (via notthatkindagay) (via nashvilleneedsmoremetaphors)
pica: Hands down, the best Bea Arthur video (of the non-Golden-Girls genre): reading from a novel penned by Pam Anderson.
God created the sun, the stars, the heavens and the earth, and then made Adam...– Carl Everett, noted thinker, philosopher, outfielder. I DEFY you to find a hole in that logic. (via) (via robot-heart-politics)
zachattack: “For Ashley. Cat lover, friend of strays, and inspired by kittens everywhere.” From the children’s book I just wrote about cats at the suggestion of Ashley. Eunice, the X-ray Pony came in a very close second…sorry Dazz. I hate cats but this was sweet.
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Rumsfeld: “I stand for 8-10 hours a day. Why is... →
retropolitics: via Murray Waas It was a historic moment. On Dec. 2, 2002, then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld signed a memorandum authorizing interrogation techniques against detainees at Guantanamo that the current President of the United States, Barack Obama, has described as “torture.” In a handwritten notation at the bottom of the memo, apparently believing that the U.S. government...
[Atheists] are connecting on the Internet, holding meet-ups in bars, advertising...– More Atheists Shout It From the Rooftops - NYTimes.com(via robot-heart-politics)
Colbert Study: Conservatives Don't Know He's... →
Do you think Hugo Chavez or anyone else in the world thinks Barack Obama shaking...– Joe Biden (via apsies)
So Bobby Jindal makes fun of ‘volcano monitoring’, and soon afterwards Mt....– Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman (via peterwknox) (via jonathan-deamer)
Under my administration, the days of science taking a back seat to ideology are...– President Obama, in this morning’s address to the National Academy of Sciences. (via thewordunheard) (via peterwknox)
Here are the big issues for normal people: the war, the economy, the...– Bill Maher (via azspot)
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.– Coco Chanel
President Bush assured us in no uncertain terms that “we don’t torture.” Turns...– Jon Stewart Takes on Torture Supporters (via retropolitics)
Maybe that’s all family really is. A group of people who miss the same imaginary...– Garden State
If I believed in god, I would definitely pray for the ability to teleport.
She does it again...
robot-heart-politics Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ): —my question: Is the Obama administration seeking, in any way, to weaken or overturn pro-life laws and policies in African and Latin-American countries, either directly or through multi-lateral organizations, including and especially the United Nations, African Union, or the OAS, or by way of funding NGOs like Planned Parenthood; and, secondly,...
Overall, 52 percent think a television is a necessity. That is the lowest figure...– What’s a Necessity? (via Mike Hudack) (via marco)
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peterwknox: Awesome profile of Andrew Sullivan One of America’s most-read bloggers is Catholic, conservative, gay, pro-Obama—and from East Grinstead. Johann Hari profiles Andrew Sullivan, a writer with an extraordinary tale to tell …
It is the grimmest of ironies that one of the most savage, barbaric acts of evil...– President Obama’s speech for the Holocaust Remembrance ceremony, yesterday at the Capitol Rotunda via Firedoglake (via jeeves)
I apply the Abraham Lincoln test for moral casuistry: “If slavery is not wrong,...– Hitchens
Justice Breyer asked whether what was done to Redding is all that different from...– The Supreme Court is neither hot nor bothered by strip searching students (via katoleary)
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I’m more comfortable being disappointed. And I think I’m angry with you for...– Last Chance Harvey (via filmquotes)
Every single day we can do something to make the world a better place, to...– Hillary Clinton jokes at a State Department event on climate change (via apsies)
…when the Republicans impeached a president for committing perjury in a civil...– Andrew Sullivan (via retropolitics) (via mandalay)
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suitep: hoarr: Playboy.com Journalist Bets He Can Endure 15 Seconds of Waterboarding Nothing’s so bad that you can’t do 15 seconds of it.
travors: Heretics - Andrew Bird Thank god it’s...
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I...– Susan B. Anthony (via brigno)
jamesnord: Band of Horses - The Funeral 3 years...