Do you see yourself as a perpetual underdog in life’s great battle to get action? Do you believe your underdog status entitles you to enact a sort of psychosexual revenge against those who have historically prevented you from getting laid (i.e., women)? Congratulations! You are probably a nerd, and also kind of a dick.
Have you ever felt that way where you just want to deck somebody? I’m sorry! I think if you’re Paul Ryan last night that that’s how you feel.
“If Malala had been killed in a drone attack, you would neither have heard updates on her medical status, nor would she be called ‘daughter of the nation,’ nor would the media make a fuss about her. General Kiyani would not have come to visit her and neither would the world media be constantly reporting on it.
The pliant Western media and its liberals do not give even 1% of this attention to the Pakistani and Yemeni girls their government kills with drones everyday. Even humanitarian outrage, they only express it when it serves the interests of their snake governments…”
—Professor Fouzi Slisli
Referring to 15 year old Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman.
Before you listen to armed public employees detain and abuse a 17-year-old Harlem boy, calling him a “fucking mutt” and threatening to break his arm, here are some necessary bits of context.
Innocent people are daily stopped by police on the streets of New York, shoved up against a car or a wall, and told that if they verbally complain they’ll be physically assaulted on the spot. It’s official NYPD policy to temporarily detain and frisk pedestrians who aren’t committing any crime. The threats and other abusive behavior aren’t officially sanctioned but happen all the time.
The stops themselves happen more than 1,800 times per day.
Read more at The Atlantic
Let’s reflect for a moment on this:
Now, if a woman had posed naked for Cosmo, there is absolutely no way that she would be able to lead a successful career in politics.
But, because Scott Brown is a man, it’s acceptable and it really hasn’t hurt his political career at all.
Double standards are EVERYWHERE in our society.
Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets in protest as Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany visited Athens in her clearest gesture of European solidarity since the debt crisis began. Some of the protesters clashed with riot police officers in front of the Parliament building. Photography by; Alkis Konstantinidis
STFU, Conservatives: “Women as Livestock” Bill passes in Georgia
After an emotional 14-hour workday that included fist-fights between lobbyists and a walk-out by women Democrats, the Georgia House passed a Senate-approved bill Thursday night that criminalizes abortion after 20 weeks.
The bill, which does not contain…
Are you FUCKING serious right now.
Columbus Day at Cal.
In the city of Berkeley, Columbus Day is officially Indigenous People’s Day so like on parking meters under the list of holidays you don’t have to pay it says “Indigenous People’s Day.”