Ugh, I do love Obama, I really do. Even as so much fucking bullshit goes on.
"As ghastly, evil, overwhelming, tragic, as the events this week in Boston, Texas, the Capitol mail rooms, have been, it’s easy to forget, in our oh-so-American narcissism, enveloped in the wall-to-wall coverage that makes our present catastrophe feel like the most important events in the universe, how safe and secure Americans truly are by any rational standard. Terror shatters us here precisely because ours is not a terrifying place compared to so much of the rest of the world."
- Rick Perlstein (via prettayprettaygood)
from “America” by Allen Ginsberg
“I sit in my house for days on end and stare at the roses in the closet.”
friendly reminder that ronald reagan, who, during his 1984 debate with walter f. mondale was quoted as saying:
“With me, abortion is not a problem of religion, it’s a problem of the Constitution. I believe that until and unless someone can establish that the unborn child is…
Fuck Ronald Reagan. Why do conservatives hate people so much?!