The missile hits, and after the smoke clears there’s a crater there and you can...– Former drone operator Brandon Bryant, on his first drone strike. Bryant quit the drone program after realizing its disregard for life and how numb strikes made him feel, saying he “couldn’t do it anymore.” (via hipsterlibertarian)
If we really saw war, what war does to young minds and bodies, it would be...– Chris Hedges (via theyoungradical)
And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you...– Haruki Murakami (via fabulousbitch69)
flawsstitchedwithgoodintentions: i am the wrapper you remove and discard in order to find your way to the prize you seek. but, don’t worry, i’ll always be there to keep it safe just for you.
Russia Warns Obama: Global War Over “Bee... →
thefreelioness: The shocking minutes relating to President Putin’s meeting this past week with US Secretary of State John Kerry reveal the Russian leaders “extreme outrage” over the Obama regimes continued protection of global seed and plant bio-genetic giants Syngenta and Monsanto in the face of a growing “bee apocalypse” that the Kremlin warns “will most certainly” lead to world war. ...
Principal suspends teen for Instagramming her mug... →
In Georgia, a school principal is not happy to see her mugshot on Instagram. She allegedly tries to get a police officer to arrest the teen responsible. The police officer refuses.
Daft Punk Profile Random Access Memories - GQ May... →
nerdology: Cool interview with Daft Punk in GQ by Zach Baron. One of the things that stood is how much Daft Punk is kind of hating on their own record. They do it to the point of evoking Scream sequels: Only a handful of people have heard the album so far, but the two men already seem resigned to the possibility that no one will like it. “In Scream 2, they have this discussion about how...
National Debt? Fundamentally unhealthy economy? Near complete destruction of...– Boomers (via eltigrechico)
the-tricky-angel-gabriel: I remember when I thought people in their 20’s were adults. Now all of my friends are in their 20’s and everybody is just kind of fumbling around bumping into each other, trying to figure out where the free food is…… so that’s pretty much what I’m expecting to experience for the next like 10 years. the accuracy of this post is alarming.
Inside the Empire itself, almost nobody is protesting, except when it comes to...– Andre Vltchek (via theamericanbear)
If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are...– Malcolm X (via simply-war)
Teacher Suspended for Showing Gardening Tools to... →
Doug Bartlett, a veteran teacher with an upstanding record of 17 years, has filed a lawsuit against the school district of Chicago for suspending him without pay after giving a lesson on gardening tools to his second grade students.
fawkess: i dont even know how to blog i just press buttons and cry
Scientists Discover The Agent Used In Gulf Spill... →
From TakePart’s David Kirby: Three years ago, when BP
The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever | Matt... →
thefreelioness: Conspiracy theorists of the world, believers in the hidden hands of the Rothschilds and the Masons and the Illuminati, we skeptics owe you an apology. You were right. The players may be a little different, but your basic premise is correct: The world is a rigged game. We found this out in recent months, when a series of related corruption stories spilled out of the financial...
Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's... →
thefreelioness: At least when it comes to topical application, you have a choice. You can easily buy fluoride-free toothpaste and mouthwash. But you’re stuck with whatever your community puts in the water, and it’s very difficult to filter out of your water once it’s added. I’ve posted it before, I’ll post it again. I can’t believe so few Americans care. It’s not conspiracy- it’s fact.
Be kind to yourself. Stop telling yourself that whatever you are struggling with...– How to keep moving forward, even when your brain hates you. (via larebellefleur)