Perhaps all romance is like that; not a contract between equal parties but an...– Jeanette Winterson (via wrists)
If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint,...– Vincent Van Gogh (via julie911)
The Reason I Love President Obama and Obamacare
barackobama: Valerie left this in our inbox yesterday, before we knew what today’s decision would be: In January of 2010, I had landed a job as an assistant teacher for a preschool daycare program at my mom’s church. It wasn’t full-time, but it was sufficient, and I knew I’d enjoy playing with the kids, reading books to them and playing house and all. When I got there, though, I was told of a...
I can’t describe to you what it feels like when someone you don’t know tells you...– Barack Obama in an email to supporters after The Affordable Care Act was upheld by The SCOTUS (via thesoapboxschtick)
WWII Medal of Honor recipient fought as an...
nbclatino: (Photo/ HomeofHeroes.com) For most soldiers, joining the Army is a choice. For those who fought during World War II, they had no choice, they were drafted. But learning you are not an American, and fighting anyway, that is heroism. Private First Class Silvestre Santana Herrera was born in Mexico and brought to the United States at 18-months-old. It wasn’t until he opened a letter when...
When the trailer for Magic Mike comes on TV:
jaclynday: Brandon: Me: omg I want to see this movie. a lot. i know.
We'll always expect the highest court in the land...
“Hindsight is always 20-20, but last time I checked almost every president since...– Politico spoke to Democrat lawmakers who fought to pass the Affordable Care Act — and who were voted out as a result. The consensus? No regrets. That’s because they did the right thing. (via inothernews)
If you have to stop people voting to win elections, your ideas suck.– RE: Voter ID laws (via think-progress)
"When Harry Met Sally"
SALLY: ...And I'm going to be 40!
HARRY: In eight years...!
I love that you get cold when it’s 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an...– Billy Crystal (to Meg Ryan) | When Harry Met Sally Nora Ephron (May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012)
I’m very conscious of how easy it is to let people down on a day like this,...– From the late NORA EPHRON’s commencement address at Wellesley College, 1996 (via inothernews)
I’ve always loved intelligent girls, no matter how they look, to be able to hold...– Prabal Gurung. (via thatkindofwoman)
These are my confessions.
phillyfilly: This is legitimately my biggest regret in life: When I lived in DC, the Boyfriend-when-he-was-still-my-Boyfriend’s dad was in town on business and graciously took me and my friend Catherine to dinner. Catherine emailed me the next day for Mr. H’s home address and to confirm that his first name was Walter so she could write a thank you note. Walter was their dog’s name. I...
stfuconservatives: (TRIGGER WARNING FOR RAPE AT LINK) 9gag: She seems to like it now What the FUCK, 9gag. This isn’t funny. It promotes brutal, violent rape. Like, directly. Why would you post this? Why would you encourage this kind of thinking and behavior? People follow your Tumblr for funny pictures of cats, not to see yet another reminder that women are just a roll of duct tape away...