Then-Senator George McGovern, after Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Stennis’ suggested that U.S. ground troops may have to re-invade Cambodia. Photo from the Library of Congress.
Taxes are not *your* money. If people could give up the idea that it's THEIR money being pried out of their hands, rather than just another bill, there'd be a lot less whining. You want lights, you pay the electric company. You want a place to live, you pay the bank or landlord. You want food, you pay the grocery store. You want to live in a civilized society, you pay taxes. Get. Over. It. | True bomb. Taxes: the bill you pay to live in civilized society
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be who you are... This reminds me of one of my past preschool kidlets who brought terror into the hearts of some little boys who were trying to have a boys only party---she looked them straight in the eye and said, "Party's over boys" I thought I was going to die I was laughing so hard at their faces!
Louis C.K. nails it
I am always doing that which I can not do in order that I may learn how to do it. ~Pablo Picasso #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #quote
The final, brilliant word on passive voice. “She was killed [by zombies.]” <—- passive “Zombies killed [by zombies] her.” <—- active
30th Annual Banned Books Week | September 30th - October 6th, 2012 “Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance.” - Lyndon B. Johnson
In 1978, Nikki Giovanni, a decade-plus into her celebrated career as a poet and major figure in the black renaissance in American poetry, issued Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day. Critics called it depressing, but any girl who has read it knows it’s just the realest real talk. When I was 13, I found this book on my mom’s shelf. It was the first poem I’d ever read that I connected to and it made me realize poetry was and could be something beyond kiddie rhymes and white dudes who’d been dead 300 ye...
A Stinging Rebuke | VOTE!
Archbishop Desmond Tutu (RSA) - talking the talk, but more importantly - putting action and deed to speech
Obedience is our problem \\ Howard Zinn - fantastic human being and kick-ass human rights activist
James Baldwin posthumously received the Doctor of Humane Letters (D.H.L.) at the 2000 Howard University Commencement.
I don't eat chicken sandwiches which hate people
The power of media influence. \\ Question everything
Alcohol, friends, gummies, chocolate, high heels and really fucking filthy language - Not ever sorry
About sums it up. \\ I will not settle