May. 18th, 2017

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The fact that nobody is talking about Secret’s new commercials pisses me off

This makes me so happy ☺️

Yesssss😭 I damn near cried



Can someone help me understand I wanna cry to ..I feel something went over my head

The woman in the bathroom is trans and is scared that if she comes out of the stall the women that walked in will insult or harass her. but when she comes out they compliment her on her dress instead. The add ends with saying “stress tested for women.” It means Secret is including trans women in their definition of women. 

I have reblogged this three times now, each one mentioning the fact that Secret not only included a trans woman, but that they /had the other women compliment her dress and treat her with respect/. I will reblog this every time I see it because it’s so important. More companies should involve trans people in their marketing - we do exist. Props to Secret for getting in on this movement. It makes me really happy to see more of the trans community represented in daily television.

Reblog the shit out of this

We need more positive things like this!

Okay but I did cry

Oh wow
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Women Are Sharing Their Worst Mansplaining Experiences And Whew It Is A Lot
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And here we go.

To everyone saying, “BUT MIKE PENCE!”……..

Look, I moved to a new school almost every year growing up, and got into a lot of fights as the perennial new kid. One thing I learned very quickly is that when you’re in a fight, you’re in a fight. Act accordingly. Doesn’t matter if the ringleader is an orange buffoon or someone who looks like a cartoon villain. WE ARE IN A FIGHT. First focus on doing what’s right (impeach Trump) and **then** worry about Pence, who may be implicated in the whole Russia debacle anyway.

Also, Mike Pence is not that bright? Did you see the VP debates?

And remember, the last time the media and the DNC colluded to cherry pick “the perfect” opponent, it ended up with Trump in the White House

PLEASE believe me, anyone who isn’t straight, white, “Christian,” wealthy and male……you’re already IN a fight. Act like it. Don’t pull any punches. Republicans won’t

Bottom line: Racists like Jeff Sessions stay running the DoJ whether Trump or Pence is president. Betsy DeVos doesn’t stop attacking hungry children in public schools. Things don’t get any “better” if we pick “different” Republicans 

Please get this through your heads: the *entire* Republican Party is thoroughly foul. So fight them. ALL of them, ALL the time, at every step of the way

Last thing: That mentality of, “Don’t fight too hard, or you might disrupt the status quo and make things worse” is precisely why the Democrats have lost so many seats in state and local governments over the last 30 years

I say, the way to break the status quo and make things better is to bloody their nose, and fight like hell every single time, and that way they’ll learn to think twice before they mess with you. Make them understand the word “consequences”

It’s also really REALLY unlikely that whatever shit Trump is doing, he’s not doing alone or without others’ knowledge. If he goes down, it’s probably going to take Pence and Ryan down with him.

It’s also worth pointing out that if we take down 45 and hold him accountable, Pence is going to be aware of the fact that there’s a limit to the bullshit he can get away with without consequences. Sitting back and letting Trump get away with this because we’re more afraid of Pence is just emboldening Pence, Ryan and the rest of the GOP
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Since many of my followers will have been far too young to have gone through the Nixon years, a brief history of how he fell from power. It may prove instructive.

After the break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters, which was housed in the Watergate office building near the Lincoln Memorial, in June 1972, a vigorous, multi-pronged investigation of the break-in and related issues began. Reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward of the Washington Post took one prong; the Department of Justice took another, and Congress took a third. (Recent references to the “Saturday Night Massacre” refer to Nixon’s efforts to forestall the Justice Department’s probe by firing the special investigator looking into Watergate. The other two probes were unaffected.)

For over two years, Republicans in Congress mounted a vigorous defense of Nixon despite being the minority party in both the House and the Senate. They supported Nixon as the tapes came out, as the stories of “the plumbers” emerged, as the general vileness of the Nixon administration was revealed. (Nixon was a racist, an ethnic and religious bigot, a paranoid and a drunk, so it was quite a scene.)

Finally, however, in late July 1974, a tape emerged in which Nixon was heard to order the head of the CIA to contact the head of the FBI and inform the FBI that Watergate was a matter of national security and so the FBI should abandon its investigation. This tape, which had been made in June 1972, became the so-called “smoking gun” that proved Nixon had obstructed justice. 

Once the smoking gun tape was released, a delegation of senior Congressional Republicans, most of whom had been defending him, went to the White House and told Nixon that if he did not resign, he would be impeached by the House of Representatives, and then would be convicted by the Senate. Nixon mulled it over and announced his resignation in a televised speech on August 8, 1974. He left office at noon the next day.

And was promptly pardoned by President Ford for any crimes he (Nixon) committed or may have committed while President. (There were allegations of tax fraud, too, that never got explored.)

The takeaway? When the Republicans start going to the White House, it’s game over for Trump. Until then? We all wonder: what the fuck is going on? What does it take?
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Reenactor throws a spear at a drone

What a time to be alive.

“The medieval warrior, realizing the consequences of his impulsive act, immediately approached the owner of the drone and offered to pay for the damage.

The owner of the drone was so impressed by the brilliant attack that he suggested organizing a competition for bringing down “dragons” with short spears next year.

Drone owners have another year to develop a unique “dragon-like” design for their flying machines.” (x)

I am 100% cooler with this knowing that the spear-thrower realized “oops maybe I shouldn’t have done that” and tried to make it right, and that the guy who the drone belonged to was cool with it

just so everyone knows, this has already been memorialized in a runestone
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