Waste of Time
soupsoup: They never wanted more proof, they just want him gone. I’m disappointed he’s even bothering to acknowledge them. Move on already and get some real work done.
Hey, sweetie, it’s overtime: Pop me another Red Stripe!– (Don’t) Take Me Out To The Ballgame : NPR All right, misogynistic comments in NPR articles! I mean, seriously? That’s what you think women are for? Fetching you a beer and being at your beck and call? No. Heaven forbid we could be drinking a beer and enjoying the game along...
Vassar College Admission Day Academic Fair
Me, dropping materials off at the Jewish Studies table with the other majors: Thanks! I'll see you later!
Ms. Offut, the chair of the History department, my other major, and who happens to be sitting two tables down: You're not going to stay at the table?
Me: I'm going to do my thesis.
Ms. Offut: Thesis? What thesis?
Me: Oh, you know. That thing you assigned to be due tomorrow?
You think 435 fairly well to-do, mostly white men, should make that decision?– Anthony Weiner advocating that the decision for what women should be able to do with their bodies should be a decision made between a woman and her doctor, not determined by a committee of congressmen. Video here. (via soupsoup)
Baseball and Emotions, Baseball is Personal
I’ve posted on how emotional I get about sports before, but today I got to think about our experiences of watching the game. It’s so personal. Everyone does it differently. In fact, some people do it so differently that it actually annoys you that they watch baseball in different way than you. Whereas I yell or get up and dance, I have a friend who calls every. single. play....
I have to say, as someone who is not Christian, it’s hard for me to believe...– Jon Stewart to Mike Huckabee on The Daily Show (via onusmemorandi)
Why Pay Congress? - NYTimes.com →
FUCKING RIGHT. If you fucking furlough my mother (less than two weeks after my dad gets laid off, no less) you don’t fucking deserve your own paycheck. Also, let’s look at who loses with a shutdown: all the kids in people like my mom’s NATION-WIDE studies and those who get medical attention from those studies? Check! The economy when no government employees are spending...
Downtown Brooklyn The pilgrim is passing a bill-board And catches his eyes ...– Paul Simon, “Questions for the Angels,” So Beautiful or So What Oh yes, Paul Simon references Jay-Z on his new album, oh yes.