Today in Boehner: Future house speaker's staff... →
Fun fact: still not considered a terrorist attack when the victim is an abortion clinic.
America’s foreign policy is revealed as a slave to rightwing drift,...– Simon Jenkins, writing in the Guardian, about the import of the recent Wikileaks release of American diplomatic documents. (via)
This is the most pretentious article about coffee... →
Class warfare, epicurean haughtiness, and pedantic grinding and water pouring. I’ll take my brash, tweedy impertinence somewhere else thank you.
But there is also a larger question: What kind of a country do we aspire to be?...– Nicholas Kristoff, NYT op-ed columnist, “A Hedge Fund Republic?” (via rosietint)
Kentucky man forced to eat own beard →
people, when will this hateful violence against beards stop?
AMC cancels Rubicon
via the AVClub AMC has just canceled Rubicon, pulling the plug on the conspiracy-minded political thriller after only one season. Although Rubicon eventually found a loyal group of fans after an incredibly slow build—and the network praised its “rich and compelling story” in a statement—it failed to land a wide audience, even by basic cable standards (perhaps because it took forever to get...
take these steps
♫ on google maps, get directions from china to japan. read direction #42.
HOLY FUCKING WOW!!! America has tunnel people. →
All internet-friendly irony aside, this is a really, really sad state of affairs, probably representative of something far more grand than the story itself. This is the type of country we live in now.
The point, it seemed to me, was that politics isn’t all there is to life, there...– Andrew Sullivan: Moderation In The Defense Of Sanity Is No Vice. Most Of The Time. Interesting reflection on the rally Saturday. (via tayloransley) With that being said, I did spend some time today sending strongly worded e-mails to congressmen and congresswomen.
Oh man, I haven’t laughed this hard since ever.
First Listen: Bruce Springsteen, 'The Promise' →
so good. the boss’s version of “because the night” owns.
Fuck Yeah, Durham!: Booker T. Washington, on... →
fuckyeahdurham: “Arriving there about four o’clock on a bright afternoon in October, I found every preparation that was necessary to sweep me from my feet with the conviction that sure enough this was the city of cities to look for prosperity of the Negroes and the greatest amount of friendly feeling between…