Awesomesauce
motherjones:

Context: Rick Santorum pledges to repeal 130,000 legally recognized same-sex marriages if elected president.

This guy (santorum) is a total douche nozzle. Ugh
oh…oh dear

in other news i find awkward things on Netflix:

I like to masterbate to this show. #1 VERY GOOD! The girls are very brutal and most very attractive. Any Girls or guys lucky to call me. I’m Bi! and call me at ###-###-#### my names Jimmy Kuk. I live at SantaClarita Valley/ Los Angeles, California. I’m Korean/Asian, 20 years old and I love fat, skinny, thin, thick, manly, buff, funny, handicap, etc.. kind of women or men. I like em all… I Don’t Judge. DEADLY WOMEN WANTS DEADLY ASIAN JIMMY KUK! AKA Big Trouble in Little China!

this was a comment on a show i like. WHY????

stfuconservatives:

anarchyagogo:

A man at a bar in Murrieta, California ribbed an off-duty cop that he ‘suck[ed] at darts,’ the cop, 42-year-old Dayle Long, reportedly responded by pulling out a gun and executing him in front of a shocked crowd in an incident one man described as ‘the most horrific scene I’ve seen in my entire life.’

Patch.com reports:

Chris Hull, a 39-year-old Temecula resident, said he was inside the bar and saw the shooting happen.

Hull said he witnessed a man walking up while Hull and a group of friends were playing darts. The man reportedly identified himself as an off-duty cop and started a discussion with the group about darts.

“We were playing darts, and he says ‘I’m better at darts than you are,”’ Hull said.

“My buddy says, ‘Aw, you suck at darts.’ (The man) says, ‘That’s why I’m a cop, I can do whatever I want to do.’”

Hull said his friend, identified only as Danny, asked the man, “Really, you can do anything?” The man then pulled out his gun, Hull said, and after the group repeatedly asked him to put it away he “pops three rounds into my friend Sam.”

Hull identified his friend as Sam Venettes. He didn’t answer a request for Vanette’s age or hometown, but said he was a “hardworking guy” who “works three jobs.”

Police have not released any information on the name of the victim.

“I just watched the most horrific scene I’ve seen in my entire life,” Hull told Patch.

“This is the worst day of my life.”

It should be noted, the cop was a 10-year veteran of the force.

Horrific…

What. Just….what?

Reblog if you’d vote for Ru Paul over voting for Ron Paul.

stfuconservatives:

gasptambourines:

who wouldn’t?

Honestly, I’d vote for Ru Paul over just about anyone else.

This is a no-brainer.

stfufauxminists:

wtfwhiteprivilege:

hummussexual:

“The Florida Family Association, a Tampa Bay group, has led a campaign urging companies to pull ads on “All-American Muslim.” The FFA contends that 65 of 67 companies it has targeted have pulled their ads, including 
Bank of America, 

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the Campbell Soup Co., 

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Dell, 

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Estee Lauder, 

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General Motors, 

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Goodyear, 

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Green Mountain Coffee, 

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McDonalds, 

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Sears, and 

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Wal-Mart.”

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Read the rest of the Washington Post article here. —- Of course we cannot forget Lowe’s 

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As one of my friends says: “Welcome to the land of the free and the home of the new slave.” I guess I will know where and what I won’t be buying from… 

FYI: I don’t watch the show. I have my own issues with it.
Isn’t Green Mountain Coffee a fair trade organization? Yeah…
“We care about equality…except for, ya know…equality that doesn’t make us money. Fuck that equality! Yeah!”

Of course it’s a Tampa Bay group. *facepalm*

Would you expect anything else from Tampa? It’s not fun being a liberal here.

Rant

Soooo….I understand that I only have like 4 followers. But I wanna vent anyways. For anyone out there who is all about ‘bootstraps’ and doing it for yourself, I have a big FUCK YOU. I am a full time student in university. I work TWO, count them, TWO jobs. And I still can’t afford to live. So, for those of us who aren’t both into money and shit, it’s not easy. And you can’t say I’m lazy or something, cause as I said…I work TWO fucking jobs. And a student. I don’t HAVE free time to be lazy with. And to barely be able to afford all of my bills. It’s fucking ridiculous. And I don’t even have that many, really. I get a lot of help from the parents. Yet I STILL have trouble making ends meet. I can’t imagine having to pay for everything, like some people do. So, again, a resounding FUCK you to those who tell me that what I’m doing isn’t good enough and I need to try harder or do better. I’m tired of it. Sick and tired.

bluebirdsofhappyness:

xxcoolstorybroxx:


Owls confirmed to be the creepiest birds ever. LOOK AT THE FUCKING THINGS. If you fail to notice the one on the left fucking SWALLOWING a rat, then you have the dude singing some satanic chant or something next to him, and then you have those two other fucking psychos synchronized to make you feel creeped the fuck out with their soulless dance of FUCKING DOOM.

what is air?!!? omg, I’m dying.. 

WTF IS THIS, OMG lol


Oh…oh dear

bluebirdsofhappyness:

xxcoolstorybroxx:

Owls confirmed to be the creepiest birds ever. LOOK AT THE FUCKING THINGS. If you fail to notice the one on the left fucking SWALLOWING a rat, then you have the dude singing some satanic chant or something next to him, and then you have those two other fucking psychos synchronized to make you feel creeped the fuck out with their soulless dance of FUCKING DOOM.

what is air?!!? omg, I’m dying..
 

WTF IS THIS, OMG lol

Oh…oh dear

stfuconservatives:

cognitivedissonance:

Submitted by: Shane Moore
Okay, I’m sick of people acting like these occupy people are a bunch of heroes. They’re a bunch of lazyass pretend hippies who don’t wanna work.
Can’t get a job? Fine, start mowing lawns, walking dogs, etc. Do SOMETHING other than trying to mooch off my hard earned money. I don’t get health insurance at my job. I don’t expect someone to just hand it to me like they’re greatful I work for them. I should be greatful to THEM for a job. There are jobs. You know how to get money from the rich? WORK FOR THEM. 
Go to Georgia. There’s a whole bunch of rotting crops since they got the illegals to leave. Now there’s jobs for AMERICANS who won’t take them up on it because they think they’re too good for farm work. http://forums.hannity.com/showthread.php?t=2270871
I am supposed to feel sorry for people who won’t work, made bad decisions by buying too much house, getting a worthless degree etc.? Sorry, keep your socialism and your change and I’ll keep my money. If you want to live in a socialist country, go try North Korea on for size. 
Meg, of Cognitive Dissonance:
Wow, that’s cute and callous. You assume there’s some mythical land with jobs aplenty for the taking. All you have to do is apply. Uh-huh.


Actually, I’m going to do you a favor and not post your email address. I’m just going to factcheck this a little.
First off, here’s the official list of demands from the Occupy Wall Street General Assembly. I see nothing in there about being able to not work ever again while “mooching” money off of Shane Moore or anyone else. 
Also, there are about four people actively seeking work to every job that’s available. Some estimate it’s higher than that. Employers are finding difficulty with hiring candidates with the qualifications they’re seeking. As the Business Insider article details in the above link, there’s a gap between finding skilled workers and those looking for work:

Employers say they’re having trouble finding applicants who fit the requirements for open positions. In a recent survey by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 40 percent of the members of the Inc. 500 (a group of the fastest-growing companies in the United States) reported that the biggest impediment to growing their companies was “finding qualified people.”
“That clearly speaks to the skills gap that exists,” says Thom Ruhe, director of entrepreneurship for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. “So we’ve got this paradigm of millions that are unemployed, yet there are literally hundreds of thousands of jobs that are available if we had the right skilled labor to put there, so there’s a challenge.”

Note he says “millions unemployed” but “hundreds of thousands of jobs” are available. So even if finding skilled workers wasn’t an issue, there would not be enough jobs to go around.
This leads to underemployment - essentially, people who want to work full time, but cannot find full time work. As Bloomberg explains: “More Americans who would like a full-time job are settling for part-time work instead. They are counted in the underemployment rate, which increased to 16.5 percent, the highest this year, from 16.2 percent. The number of people working part-time for ‘economic reasons’ jumped 444,000 to 9.3 million.”
How do we get skilled workers? Affordable education is crucial. Right now, the class of 2011 will be the most indebted class to graduate college. Wages have not kept up with the cost of education, health care, housing, etc. This is all while corporations are posting record profits. We’re in trouble all around.
It’s not as simple as you think. You can’t just say “GET A JOB ASSHOLE” and that makes it so. Not with the way the economy is now. 

The average worker is unemployed for approximately 40 weeks. That’s nearly a year. 
As for Georgia, if the crops are already rotting, there’s nothing that can be done. And the law did not just get rid of undocumented workers, jackass. People who are in the country legally also left. You know why? If you live in fear of being hassled or arrested for not having proper documentation on you at ALL times, you might take off too.
And North Korea is not socialist. The -isms aren’t all the same thing. North Korea is, on a good day, a one-man dictatorship ruling a communist state. On a bad day, it’s a murderous, infantile tyrant’s playground. You want socialism? Try Sweden. It sounds horrific:

Sweden has an extensive child-care system that guarantees a place for all young children ages two through six in a public day-care facility. From ages seven to 16, children participate in compulsory education. After completing the ninth grade, 90% attend upper secondary school for either academic or technical education.  Swedes benefit from an extensive social welfare system, which provides childcare and maternity and paternity leave, a ceiling on health care costs, old-age pensions, and sick leave, among other benefits. Parents are entitled to a total of 480 days’ paid leave at 80% of a government-determined salary cap between birth and the child’s eighth birthday. The parents may split those days however they wish, but 60 of the days are reserved specifically for the father. 

As for the rest of your post, there’s really no point in addressing it. You sound as if you think we should grovel in gratitude for jobs that pay less than a living wage. Instead of wishing we were all at your level and had no benefits, why not wish for health care for all? Countries with socialized medicine spend far less of a proportional amount of GDP on health care than we do. One theory is better access to a doctor leads to more preventive care, which then stops minor issues from becoming major ones. 
Like it or not, you are in the 99%. It’s not lazy socialists like you picture. It’s this man. And this woman. And those of us in Casper, Wyoming. I will continue to fight for you to have the right to a decent living wage, a job with benefits, affordable education and health care, and congressmen who represent We the People and not corporations. You can continue ranting on the Hannity forums. We’ll be out there so you don’t have to, Shane.
Cheers,
Meg

Nothing to add to this awesomeness.
-Joe

Epic response is epic. :)

stfuconservatives:

cognitivedissonance:

Submitted by: Shane Moore

Okay, I’m sick of people acting like these occupy people are a bunch of heroes. They’re a bunch of lazyass pretend hippies who don’t wanna work.

Can’t get a job? Fine, start mowing lawns, walking dogs, etc. Do SOMETHING other than trying to mooch off my hard earned money. I don’t get health insurance at my job. I don’t expect someone to just hand it to me like they’re greatful I work for them. I should be greatful to THEM for a job. There are jobs. You know how to get money from the rich? WORK FOR THEM. 

Go to Georgia. There’s a whole bunch of rotting crops since they got the illegals to leave. Now there’s jobs for AMERICANS who won’t take them up on it because they think they’re too good for farm work. http://forums.hannity.com/showthread.php?t=2270871

I am supposed to feel sorry for people who won’t work, made bad decisions by buying too much house, getting a worthless degree etc.? Sorry, keep your socialism and your change and I’ll keep my money. If you want to live in a socialist country, go try North Korea on for size. 

Meg, of Cognitive Dissonance:

Wow, that’s cute and callous. You assume there’s some mythical land with jobs aplenty for the taking. All you have to do is apply. Uh-huh.

Actually, I’m going to do you a favor and not post your email address. I’m just going to factcheck this a little.

First off, here’s the official list of demands from the Occupy Wall Street General Assembly. I see nothing in there about being able to not work ever again while “mooching” money off of Shane Moore or anyone else. 

Also, there are about four people actively seeking work to every job that’s available. Some estimate it’s higher than that. Employers are finding difficulty with hiring candidates with the qualifications they’re seeking. As the Business Insider article details in the above link, there’s a gap between finding skilled workers and those looking for work:

Employers say they’re having trouble finding applicants who fit the requirements for open positions. In a recent survey by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 40 percent of the members of the Inc. 500 (a group of the fastest-growing companies in the United States) reported that the biggest impediment to growing their companies was “finding qualified people.”

“That clearly speaks to the skills gap that exists,” says Thom Ruhe, director of entrepreneurship for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. “So we’ve got this paradigm of millions that are unemployed, yet there are literally hundreds of thousands of jobs that are available if we had the right skilled labor to put there, so there’s a challenge.”

Note he says “millions unemployed” but “hundreds of thousands of jobs” are available. So even if finding skilled workers wasn’t an issue, there would not be enough jobs to go around.

This leads to underemployment - essentially, people who want to work full time, but cannot find full time work. As Bloomberg explains: “More Americans who would like a full-time job are settling for part-time work instead. They are counted in the underemployment rate, which increased to 16.5 percent, the highest this year, from 16.2 percent. The number of people working part-time for ‘economic reasons’ jumped 444,000 to 9.3 million.”

How do we get skilled workers? Affordable education is crucial. Right now, the class of 2011 will be the most indebted class to graduate college. Wages have not kept up with the cost of education, health care, housing, etc. This is all while corporations are posting record profits. We’re in trouble all around.

It’s not as simple as you think. You can’t just say “GET A JOB ASSHOLE” and that makes it so. Not with the way the economy is now. 

The average worker is unemployed for approximately 40 weeks. That’s nearly a year. 

As for Georgia, if the crops are already rotting, there’s nothing that can be done. And the law did not just get rid of undocumented workers, jackass. People who are in the country legally also left. You know why? If you live in fear of being hassled or arrested for not having proper documentation on you at ALL times, you might take off too.

And North Korea is not socialist. The -isms aren’t all the same thing. North Korea is, on a good day, a one-man dictatorship ruling a communist state. On a bad day, it’s a murderous, infantile tyrant’s playground. You want socialism? Try Sweden. It sounds horrific:

Sweden has an extensive child-care system that guarantees a place for all young children ages two through six in a public day-care facility. From ages seven to 16, children participate in compulsory education. After completing the ninth grade, 90% attend upper secondary school for either academic or technical education. Swedes benefit from an extensive social welfare system, which provides childcare and maternity and paternity leave, a ceiling on health care costs, old-age pensions, and sick leave, among other benefits. Parents are entitled to a total of 480 days’ paid leave at 80% of a government-determined salary cap between birth and the child’s eighth birthday. The parents may split those days however they wish, but 60 of the days are reserved specifically for the father. 

As for the rest of your post, there’s really no point in addressing it. You sound as if you think we should grovel in gratitude for jobs that pay less than a living wage. Instead of wishing we were all at your level and had no benefits, why not wish for health care for all? Countries with socialized medicine spend far less of a proportional amount of GDP on health care than we do. One theory is better access to a doctor leads to more preventive care, which then stops minor issues from becoming major ones. 

Like it or not, you are in the 99%. It’s not lazy socialists like you picture. It’s this man. And this woman. And those of us in Casper, Wyoming. I will continue to fight for you to have the right to a decent living wage, a job with benefits, affordable education and health care, and congressmen who represent We the People and not corporations. You can continue ranting on the Hannity forums. We’ll be out there so you don’t have to, Shane.

Cheers,

Meg

Nothing to add to this awesomeness.

-Joe

Epic response is epic. :)

stfuconservatives:

shortformblog:

Some might see a crass corporate attempt to latch onto a movement that fits well with the company’s branding. We see a progressive company showing its pre-corporate roots. (via Percolate)

Just one more reason to love Chunky Monkey.

 i knew there was a reason i loved Ben and Jerry’s

stfuconservatives:

shortformblog:

Some might see a crass corporate attempt to latch onto a movement that fits well with the company’s branding. We see a progressive company showing its pre-corporate roots(via Percolate)

Just one more reason to love Chunky Monkey.

 i knew there was a reason i loved Ben and Jerry’s

this is great…lol

thedailywhat:

Above: “Men-ups!” by Rion Sabean — Manly men photographed in familiar pin-up poses. (via.)


This makes me so happy

thedailywhat:

  • Above:Men-ups!” by Rion Sabean — Manly men photographed in familiar pin-up poses. (via.)

This makes me so happy

stfuconservatives:

karnythia:

Fact: White students receive more scholarship money than non-white students

jhameia:

Do minority students get more than a fair share of college scholarships? That myth reared its head earlier this year after a Texas nonprofit, the Former…

Of course, this will be twisted, by saying it was a liberal scientist or something.

stfuconservatives:

Hi folks! We have a very special note from romance novelist (and personal Tumblr pal) Lucy Woodhull. Watch the trailer for her new book here.
——-
The kindly (hah!) folks at STFU, Conservatives have allowed me to shill, er, promote my new book here.  RAGNAR AND JULIET is a romantic comedy space opera, which means several things:
1.  It’s romance, so there’s explicit sexy sex.
2.  Between Humans and aliens.
3.  (That makes it extra dirty, which I know that filthy, left-leaning types love!)
4.  “Space opera” is basically a sci-fi book set in space.  There is no actual opera or any horned helmets.  Just horned, er, horny people, er, aliens.
5.  And there are space ships!
Here’s a short blurb about the book:
RAGNAR AND JULIET by Lucy Woodhull
Bounty hunting is usually so easy. Flash a little cleavage, mix a roofie cocktail, and Juliet has her man right where she wants him: out cold, ready to be swapped for cash.  Her passions are freedom, trashy clothes, and pie — not necessarily in that order.
Hunky alien ship captain Ragnar doesn’t deserve torture at the hands of the psychotic king who hired Juliet; he liberated one of William the Nefarious’ illegal concubines. Juliet can’t ignore such a noble act.  She doesn’t trust men, but this one, with the kindest smile she’s ever seen, picks away at her resolve to stay aloof and clothed. He’s just so…nice! Crazy she can deal with; sincerity is terrifying.
Before she gives in to her irrational urge to get a timeshare with him (and his cute tail), they’re caught by the bad guys. Ragnar disappears and abandons her to her disgusting captors — so much for togetherness. Perhaps he’s not such a saint. Even worse, Nefarious William (who prefers “Bob”) has nominated her for Concubine of the Evening. This dubious honor does not thrill her, and only a few hours remain before the king’s mind-altering drugs obliterate her free will.
Sexual slavery might not be fatal, but Juliet would rather die. Of course, the third option (run away to a beach and hump Ragnar silly) is the best, if they can live that long.
 
Why followers of STFU, Conservatives might like RAGNAR AND JULIET:
1.  Sex (as outlined above).
2.  The heroine, Juliet, is a definite feminist who seeks to battle oppression.  Even though the book is set in the future, there is still the sexism to fight, unfortunately.
3.  Her favorite store is Sluts R Us.
4.  The hero, Ragnar, is a nice guy, but not the dreaded “nice guy” we all hate.  He’s respectful, yo, but also dynamite in the sack and good at smashing heads.
5.  Ragnar has a furry sidekick*, and we all know how the internet squees over an adorable furry thing.
* No, that’s not a euphemism, pervert.
You can buy the book here:  http://www.liquidsilverbooks.com/books/ragnarandjuliet.htm
Thanks to Jess and Joe for posting this!  If you hate the book, please direct all your ire at them instead of me.
Love,
Lucy Woodhull, a.k.a. Miss Worded
http://missworded.tumblr.com/
http://www.lucywoodhull.com

This sounds amazing

stfuconservatives:

Hi folks! We have a very special note from romance novelist (and personal Tumblr pal) Lucy Woodhull. Watch the trailer for her new book here.

——-

The kindly (hah!) folks at STFU, Conservatives have allowed me to shill, er, promote my new book here.  RAGNAR AND JULIET is a romantic comedy space opera, which means several things:

1.  It’s romance, so there’s explicit sexy sex.

2.  Between Humans and aliens.

3.  (That makes it extra dirty, which I know that filthy, left-leaning types love!)

4.  “Space opera” is basically a sci-fi book set in space.  There is no actual opera or any horned helmets.  Just horned, er, horny people, er, aliens.

5.  And there are space ships!

Here’s a short blurb about the book:

RAGNAR AND JULIET by Lucy Woodhull

Bounty hunting is usually so easy. Flash a little cleavage, mix a roofie cocktail, and Juliet has her man right where she wants him: out cold, ready to be swapped for cash.  Her passions are freedom, trashy clothes, and pie — not necessarily in that order.

Hunky alien ship captain Ragnar doesn’t deserve torture at the hands of the psychotic king who hired Juliet; he liberated one of William the Nefarious’ illegal concubines. Juliet can’t ignore such a noble act.  She doesn’t trust men, but this one, with the kindest smile she’s ever seen, picks away at her resolve to stay aloof and clothed. He’s just so…nice! Crazy she can deal with; sincerity is terrifying.

Before she gives in to her irrational urge to get a timeshare with him (and his cute tail), they’re caught by the bad guys. Ragnar disappears and abandons her to her disgusting captors — so much for togetherness. Perhaps he’s not such a saint. Even worse, Nefarious William (who prefers “Bob”) has nominated her for Concubine of the Evening. This dubious honor does not thrill her, and only a few hours remain before the king’s mind-altering drugs obliterate her free will.

Sexual slavery might not be fatal, but Juliet would rather die. Of course, the third option (run away to a beach and hump Ragnar silly) is the best, if they can live that long.

 

Why followers of STFU, Conservatives might like RAGNAR AND JULIET:

1.  Sex (as outlined above).

2.  The heroine, Juliet, is a definite feminist who seeks to battle oppression.  Even though the book is set in the future, there is still the sexism to fight, unfortunately.

3.  Her favorite store is Sluts R Us.

4.  The hero, Ragnar, is a nice guy, but not the dreaded “nice guy” we all hate.  He’s respectful, yo, but also dynamite in the sack and good at smashing heads.

5.  Ragnar has a furry sidekick*, and we all know how the internet squees over an adorable furry thing.

* No, that’s not a euphemism, pervert.

You can buy the book here:  http://www.liquidsilverbooks.com/books/ragnarandjuliet.htm

Thanks to Jess and Joe for posting this!  If you hate the book, please direct all your ire at them instead of me.

Love,

Lucy Woodhull, a.k.a. Miss Worded

http://missworded.tumblr.com/

http://www.lucywoodhull.com

This sounds amazing