Day one, I’ll take a nap.– Herman Cain on his first action as president-elect or president. (via think-progress) And people are actually sincerely considering voting for this guy….
Think Progress: Occupy Wall Street is working:... →
think-progress: Politico’s Marin Cogan and Jake Sheman report: Income inequality, a cause of liberal economists and pundits, is working its way into the discourse of Republicans on Capitol Hill. […] So rather than ignore the disparity — and risk looking out of touch — Republicans are acknowledging income… This is the kind of stuff I point to when people tell me OWS doesn’t have...
think-progress: Cartman and the 1% on South Park: “How can they blame me when this is clearly the Obama administration’s fault.”
Waiting for Emily in Harvard,watching our future leaders get tanked.
think-progress: So wonder where media outlets come up with their Occupy Wall Street headlines? Well, the folks at Jest don’t answer that, but they provide a humorous dramatization of how it might be done. Recommended for news junkies.
You are underestimating the future. You are fretting about the now; worrying...– Steve Jobs (via shiv53) I’ve been trying to ignore the gajillion Jobs’ quotes floating around the intertubes as of late but this one stuck with me. I’m not a fan of the idea of destiny and fate and do believe that you receive a tiny fraction of the work you put in back out in...
thedailywhat: This Is Funny, You Should Watch It of the Day: John Hodgman goes all out to promote That Is All — the final installment of his complete world knowledge book series. A They Might Be Giants theme song; a Jon Hamm voiceover; a Mac/PC reunion; a fake moustache. Dick Cavett! This book trailer truly has it all. That Is All is available November 1 wherever complete world knowledge is...
1. How many years do you consider to be a fair prison term for a woman who has...– 10 Questions for Anti-Choice Candidates : Ms Magazine Blog (via tryingtofollow)
I'm super ADHD
legitimately, confirmed diagnosed and medicated (most of the time.) most of the time I can manage and even use it to my advantage. but some other days it’s bad. today is one of those days. it’s not manifesting physically but when I hear multiple people talking at once I almost immediately get overwhelmed and anxious. Class is going to be a blast tonight.
Beeriety is on Hiatus
beeriety: As of today Beeriety is going on indefinite hiatus. Since we began the site in 2008 we’ve had a lot of fun and learned a lot about beer, but it’s time for the team to take a break and work on some other projects. Thanks to everyone who has kept up with us over the years. It’s been a real pleasure. Cheers, The Beeriety Team This makes me incredibly sad. I personally felt honored to...
There was a fire in the building where I have...
about an hour before this one began, and I’m still having class. The room smells like acrid smoke.
tesslynch: the beta band — dry the rain Beta...
BLOGGING via TYPEWRITER.: jasencomstock: Say... →
jasencomstock: Say Anything - Krugman - NYTimes.com Over the last couple of days, I’ve been getting mail accusing me of consorting with Nazis. My immediate reaction was, what the heck? Then it clicked: the right wing is mounting a full-court press to portray Occupy Wall Street as…
twentyfourbit: Trailer: Andrew Bird Documentary, Fever Year We just heard Andrew Bird’s Norman score, but now comes a film project focused entirely on the singer-songwriter himself: Fever Year, director Xan Aranda’s 80-minute documentary on the latter half of Bird’s 2009, featuring studio footage, 10 live performances filmed at a pair of concerts in Milwaukee that October, and a guest appearance...
Kind of proud to be from near Albany!
Go Albany Police! Don’t needlessly arrest people!
People often equate empathy with gentleness and passivity. But empathy is really...– “Has Empathy Become the New Scapegoat?” Time (via curator-of-curiosities) I’ve always said that Empathy is one of my best strengths.
My strategy for China is three words: Outgrow China.– Herman Cain via (via think-progress)
What Percent Are You? - Real Time Economics - WSJ →
npr: The calculator shows where your income stands on the wide range of the 99%. An annual salary above $506,000 puts you in the top 1%, while you need to make less than $2,500 a year to be in the bottom 1%. Where do you stand? I am in the 20% yay me?
I'm usually able to ignore standard filler words
like, um and you know….but in the last fifteen minutes while waiting for my coffee I’ve heard one person use the word like about 30 times…not an exaggeration. then the five minute walk to class was full of the word…I can’t ignore it today!!!!! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!11111