redscharlach:

Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch: A Visual Examination.

All otters are from The Daily Otter, for all your ottery Tumblr needs!

Why Did Walker Win Wisconsin?

Truth Out article on why Scott Walker won in Wisconsin, and how liberals can better “frame” our message.

Underground Wind Energy. What the What!? | Tangled Up in Blue Guy

"...linking arms in a human chain when ordered to step aside is not a nonviolent protest.".

wilwheaton:

“The individuals who linked arms and actively resisted, that in itself is an act of violence,” UC police Capt. Margo Bennett said. “I understand that many students may not think that, but linking arms in a human chain when ordered to step aside is not a nonviolent protest.

Following her logic…

“OPEN THE FUCKING SAFE RIGHT NOW OR WE’RE GOING TO LINK ARMS IN A HUMAN CHAIN, MOTHERFUCKER! SAY WHAT AGAIN! I DARE YOU! I DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU!”

“Police report that the battered woman, whose name is being withheld for her safety, was terrified that her husband would link arms in a human chain.”

“I am here today to stand up against bullying and violence in all its forms. Someone has to say ‘enough!’ Enough standing quietly in a line and linking arms.”

“Tonight, we have horrifying footage of police standing in a line and linking arms around motorist Rodney King…”

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If there was any justice in the world, this woman would have already been fired for having such a profoundly twisted concept of violence, non-violence, and protesting. She is unworthy of the public trust.

drunksci:

STOP WORSHIPPING TEH DARWIN STATUE!1! U R ALL HEATHENS, SO GONNA SPRAY U!!!1! #OccupyUCDavis #OWS

drunksci:

STOP WORSHIPPING TEH DARWIN STATUE!1! U R ALL HEATHENS, SO GONNA SPRAY U!!!1! #OccupyUCDavis #OWS

deepseanews:

SPRAYCOP PEPPERSPRAYING PEACEFUL SESSILE DEEP-SEA TUBEWORMS WTF!?!?!!1!? #DeepSN

deepseanews:

SPRAYCOP PEPPERSPRAYING PEACEFUL SESSILE DEEP-SEA TUBEWORMS WTF!?!?!!1!? #DeepSN

findlilyhere:

theanimalblog:

by: chaos-brings-order

zombie seals are terrifying.

findlilyhere:

theanimalblog:

by: chaos-brings-order

zombie seals are terrifying.

Robert Reich: Ransom Paid

robertreich:

Anyone who characterizes the deal between the President, Democratic, and Republican leaders as a victory for the American people over partisanship understands neither economics nor politics.

The deal does not raise taxes on America’s wealthy and most fortunate — who are now taking home a…

Heinous Creation

Islam and Islamophobia - A Little Manifesto

An obvious problem for critics of Islam who do not share the values of the extreme right is that they may find themselves painted with the same brush. Conversely, extreme-right critics of Islam have gained a degree of respectability by co-opting issues and adopting stances that many politicians and members of the public find compelling. E.g., extreme-right figures have attacked such practices as forced marriages, honour-killings, female genital mutilation, and highly conservative apparel for women such as the burqa and the chador.

Russell Blackford