*Well, if you amend that to “clutching the Old Testament and consulting the Koch Brothers,” it’s pretty spot-on, Carl
The scary thing is, Carl Sagan predicted this *decades* ago.
Jacob Lion Edwin Blain Christen
Couldn’t get into work this morning so I took Leelu to pre-school. What should be a 10 minute ride took 30 because of puddles like this on Arizona/87.
"A plea: If you are reading this, and you are struggling, please don’t give up. Whoever you are. Don’t give up. Keep reaching out. Keep asking for help. Please? I’m so happy you’re still here. I’m so glad I’m still here. Let’s all keep it that way, okay? Please. Let’s all do everything we can to make it to the next sunrise, and the one after, and the one after that. Hang in there, god dammit. No feeling is final. Shit washes off. And life is beautiful. So fucking hold on."
"The Supreme Court decision was doubly unfortunate, because Republican states tend to be poorer than average and contain a disproportionate number of potential beneficiaries who are losing out. Obamacare, by virtue of distributing benefits downward, was aimed at those very people; it never occurred to the law’s architects that the vagaries of politics and law might give states a way out, and so they didn’t design a backup coverage mechanism."
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"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other involves orcs."
John Rogers (via barrier-trio)