The destruction of the ‘Indians’ of the Americas was, far and away, the most...– American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World - David E. Stannard. One of the most powerful books I’ve read. (via mehreenkasana)
I just sit at my typewriter and curse a bit.– P.G. Wodehouse
And she hugged me. And I closed my eyes because I wanted to know nothing but her...– Stephen Chboksy, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (via 4mbivalent)
French lawmakers abolish tax breaks, boost taxes... →
sinidentidades: French lawmakers Thursday backed a series of measures abolishing tax breaks and taxing the wealthy as the new Socialist government pursued efforts to kickstart the economy with a tax-and-spend programme. The measures were part of the first budget bill presented by President Francois Hollande’s government since he unseated right-wing Nicolas Sarkozy in May with pledges to focus on...
Planned Parenthoods Rescued By Obama... →
cognitivedissonance: Ten Republican-controlled state legislatures have voted to defund Planned Parenthood since the 2010 midterm elections, but the clinics affected by the cuts will not have to shut their doors any time soon. The Obama administration so far has awarded hefty new federal family planning grants to Planned Parenthood clinics in three states that have cut the providers’ funding:...
I want to be alone and I want people to notice me — both at the same time.– Thom Yorke (via stairway0fdeath)
I am so busy keeping my head above water that I scarcely know who I am, much...– Sylvia Plath (via imtheunicorn)