There were 74 schools that showed a return of $1 million or more on the...– Is college worth it? It depends on where you go. (via pacificstand)
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore,...– Marcus Aurelius (via amon-isis)
Pierced Nipples & Dimples: This is trouble →
piercednipplesndimples: You call me perfect. Amazing. Gorgeous. When I say I want you, you reply “I need you.” You hold my face when we kiss. You kiss my shoulder when I’m driving My wants are your needs, you say. You make my heart race and my mind want things It won’t be This is temporary You know it and I…
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has spent years denouncing the United States as we...– As U.S. Continues To Spend Fortune In Afghanistan, Karzai Turns To China (via azspot)
Never turn your back on fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing...– Hunter S. Thompson (via alligatorsonacid)
Are you, as a libertarian, seriously suggesting that the markets — unregulated...– David Simon (via azspot)
Libertarianism ends with a bang →
If any good can come of a tragedy like the explosion in the town of West, Texas it is that it might help drive the zombie notion that all government regulation is bad back to the intellectual graveyard from whence it came. This is the fundamental problem with libertarianism: it’s the externalities, stupid. In the absence of government regulation, nothing prevents people from imposing risks on...
John Fugelsang: If you're against background... →
What a thrill watching 45 senators beat 55 senators, as that’s the first time a lot of Republicans have ever rooted for a minority to win anything. But today The Guardian reports that 42 of those 45 senators who voted against even having a vote on background checks have actually taken money from the gun industry. I would call them whores, but that’s rather insulting to actual whores....
If anything or anyone distresses you, think how you’ll feel a week - a month - a...– Swami Kriyananda (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
SENATORS say they fear the N.R.A. and the gun lobby. But I think that fear must...– Gabrielle Giffords (via azspot)
Republicans are planning to filibuster a 92 percent issue … something that...– Joe Scarborough - The Hill (via wilwheaton) Meanwhile, the extremist members of the right-wing media are actually encouraging GOP obstructionism, and the rest of the media are too busy blaming GOP obstructionism on Obama being “greedy” or “cocky.” (via mediamattersforamerica)
On Tax Day, Consider the Hidden Costs of War |... →
April 15 isn’t just Tax Day. It’s also known as the Global Day of Action on Military Spending. People around the world mark the occasion by protesting the vast resources allocated to militaries, often at the cost of human needs. According to a new report issued by the National Priorities Project, of every tax dollar the federal government collects, 26.5 cents goes to the Pentagon one way or...