1. And how hard is it to land even a minimum-wage job? This year, the Ivy League college admissions acceptance rate was 8.9%. Last year, when Walmart opened its first store in Washington, D.C., there were more than 23,000 applications for 600 jobs, which resulted in an acceptance rate of 2.6%, making the big box store about twice as selective as Harvard and five times as choosy as Cornell. Telling unemployed people to get off their couches (or out of the cars they live in or the shelters where they sleep) and get a job makes as much sense as telling them to go study at Harvard.
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  2. frrostbytte:

lolbatty:

i literally cannot decide if this is negative propaganda or not lol

"votes democrat"

    frrostbytte:

    lolbatty:

    i literally cannot decide if this is negative propaganda or not lol

    "votes democrat"

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  6. 
Will you shut the fuck up? We’re trying to watch TV.

    Will you shut the fuck up? We’re trying to watch TV.

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  7. mamamura:

    of course i want kids. what? children? no no you misunderstand. i mean baby goats. why the hell would i want baby human beings? thats gross.

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  8. What makes the non-South Asian person’s use of the bindi problematic is the fact that a pop star like Selena Gomez wearing one is guaranteed to be better received than I would if I were to step out of the house rocking a dot on my forehead. On her, it’s a bold new look; on me, it’s a symbol of my failure to assimilate. On her, it’s unquestionably cool; on me, it’s yet another marker of my Otherness, another thing that makes me different from other American girls. If the use of the bindi by mainstream pop stars made it easier for South Asian women to wear it, I’d be all for its proliferation — but it doesn’t. They lend the bindi an aura of cool that a desi woman simply can’t compete with, often with the privilege of automatic acceptance in a society when many non-white women must fight for it.
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  9. It’s always surprising to me how many young women think they have to be perfect. I rarely meet a young man who doesn’t think he already is.
     Hillary Clinton speaking at Simmons Leadership Conference (via clintbartons)
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  10. my parents are out of town and i could be throwing a rager but instead im alone watching zoey 101. i cant decide if i should be embarrassed or not 

  11. at 19, i read a sentence that re-terraformed my head: the level of matter in the universe has been constant since the big bang.
    in all the aeons we have lost nothing, we have gained nothing - not a speck, not a grain, not a breath. the universe is simply a sealed, twisting kaleidoscope that has reordered itself a trillion trillion trillion times over.
    each baby, then, is a unique collision - a cocktail, a remix - of all that has come before: made from molecules of napoleon and stardust and comets and whale tooth; colloidal mercury and cleopatra’s breath: and with the same darkness that is between the stars between, and inside, our own atoms.
    when you know this, you suddenly see the crowded top deck of the bus, in the rain, as a miracle: this collection of people is by way of a starburst constellation. families are bright, irregular-shaped nebulae. finding a person you love is like galaxies colliding. we are all peculiar, unrepeatable, perambulating micro-universes - we have never been before and we will never be again. oh god, the sheer exuberant, unlikely fact of our existences. the honour of being alive. they will never be able to make you again. don’t you dare waste a second of it thinking something better will happen when it ends. don’t you dare.
    caitlin moran  (via ha-lay-na)
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  12. breakfastburritoe:

    Fall in love with someone who treats you like kanye treats kanye

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