The Official White House Tumblr: The White House,... →
whitehouse: We see some great things here at the White House every day, and sharing that stuff with you is one of the best parts of our jobs. That’s why we’re launching a Tumblr. We’ll post things like the best quotes from President Obama, or video of young scientists visiting the White House for the science… OH HAI
This administration has so many Muslim brotherhood members that have influence...– Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), in an interview with WND Radio, explaining what he sees as President Obama’s downplaying of the threat of radical Islam. Louis’s first instinct is to exacerbate. Safely gerrymandered in TX, Louie spouts off his ritual batshit for the GOP knuckle-draggers. He could never...
What we’ve said to the girls is, ‘If you guys ever decided you’re going to get a...– President Obama • Kiboshing his daughters’ future attempts to rebel against him and Michelle. (via shortformblog)
Uncorrected personality traits that seem whimsical in a child may prove to be...– Robin Hitchcock (via magnificentruin)
America Is a Safe Place →
Since 9/11, a total of 238 American citizens have died from terrorist attacks, or an average of 29 per year. To put that in some perspective, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the average American is as likely to be crushed to death by televisions or furniture as they are to be killed by a terrorist. Now that you mention it, I have seen some particularly suspicious...
Really, Fox News?: Tuesday Roundup: Fox News... →
reallyfoxnews: Bob Beckel proposes the US cut off visas for Muslim students Sean Hannity thinks that American citizens can be tried as enemy combatants and be water-boarded, suggests that the government is lying about the Boston attacks Brian Kilmeade says that not every citizen is worthy of…
Texas — a state famous for its size and stature — claims an outsize share of the...– West Fertilizer Plant’s Hazards Eluded Regulators For Nearly 30 Years (via robot-heart-politics)
Always remember that not everyone is lucky enough to have Canadians, Mexicans,...– Foreign Policy (via politicalprof)
The current historical moment, with historically high rates of mass unemployment...– Thomas Herndon, who “shook the economics world last week by debunking an influential paper from Harvard econ professors Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff that claimed countries with debt to GDP above 90% experience much lower growth.”
You Know What The Founding Fathers Said About Your... →
upworthy: TRIGGER WARNING: This video has a disturbing moment of graphic violence where nobody gets hurt. However, it makes a very thought-provoking and important point. I know that not everyone agrees with banning assault weapons (I’m pretty sure it will never realistically happen anyways), but I also know the Founding Fathers had a very different perspective than we do. No matter where you...
pizzavanguard: kyaryarchy: there is no clearer reminder of the privatized empire that is the united states than the fact that guantanamo bay has its own starbucks. that’s fucking disgusting There is also an Irish pub.
Certainly in the decade since 9/11 in the United States, the training, the...– Bruce Hoffman, Professor and Director at the Center or Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University, on the reaction of law enforcement and first responders in Boston yesterday. (via pritheworld) Does the militarization of domestic police make us safer?
henthark asked: I hate to be a stickler about this because I know you're just trying to get information out there and everything but if you post pictures that have blood and gore in them can you please tag them as such to avoid triggering panic attacks? This is a very stressful time for a lot of people and I just don't want anything worse to come from this.