The Most Badass Excerpt From Barney Frank's...
Interviewer: You’ve long argued for the decriminalization of marijuana. Do you smoke weed?
Barney Frank: No.
Interviewer: Why not?
Barney Frank: Why do you ask a question, then act surprised when I give an answer? Do you think I lie to people?
Interviewer: I thought you might explain why you support decriminalizing it but don’t smoke it.
Barney Frank: Do you think I’ve ever had an abortion?
Dear media, please call it rape
jessicavalenti: Greg Kelly, son of NYC police commissioner Raymond Kelly and co-host of “Good Day New York” on Fox 5, is being investigated for sexually assaulting a woman. Yet the headline that just came up in my news feed was this: The media needs to call sexual assault what it is. When headlines continually conflate rape and sexual assault with ‘sex’, they contribute to a culture that...
Because of Edison’s patents for the motion pictures it was close to financially...– from The Pirate Bay’s press release regarding SOPA and PIPA (via davidfinchers)
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known...– Elizabeth Kübler-Ross (via metricjulie)