Great hit off the great album, Evolver. definitely...
Civilians Flee as Pakistani Forces Hit Resistance... →
“Villagers who fled the fighting and made it to this village on the plains said the military was bombing in Buner with fighter jets and firing rockets from helicopter gunships as Pakistani troops battled the Taliban on the ground for a second day.”
British "Withdrawal" From Iraq is a Microcosm of...
jeremyscahill: Britain says it’s ending “combat operations” in Iraq. But, taking a cue from Washington, London is escalating its neoliberal economic efforts and military training. Old wine, new bottle. By Jeremy Scahill The British “withdrawal” from Basra, Iraq is, in a way, a microcosm of Obama’s overall Iraq approach of downsizing and rebranding the occupation. While the British are...
amyyy: The Office - Typography. Seeing it this way adds so much to the humor. I love it. GOLD.
April bloodiest month in Iraq in a year as... →
unburyingthelead: “There almost surely won’t be a complete reversal” in the progress that’s been made, he said in an e-mail. “But there could be an end to the progress and even a new, somewhat higher level of ongoing violence.” O’Hanlon speculated that anger among Sunni Muslim militiamen known as the Sons of Iraq may be partly to blame for the rise in attacks. Relations between the militia’s...
Mos Def - Beef “Beef is not what Jay said...
I don’t want to run auto companies. I don’t want to run banks. I’ve got two wars...– President Barack Obama (via squashed) (via soupsoup)
Obama's 100 Days in 100 Seconds | Time →
i can’t believe the puppy is such big news; if anything, the white house having a 3D theatre is mind-blowing.
hipsterism 101: a brief history of the counter... →
The Specter of Republican marginalization - Paul... →
vruz: by Paul Krugman, The New York Times —via moorewr: What strikes me, however, is the extent to which this is a self-inflicted wound. If Pat Toomey of the Club for Growth weren’t so diligent about enforcing supply-side purity; if Republicans hadn’t made Rush Limbaugh the effective head of the party; Specter might still be GOP, and the Obama agenda much more limited. Instead, though, we...
Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.– ~ George Iles (via livejamie)
When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.– ~ Friedrich Nietzsche (via sometimesagreatnotion:benjaminhilts) (via vruz)
Slashfilm: The Ten Most Influential Films of the... →
(via oomb) i can’t believe on a list that’s heavily inclinated to honouring movies that have pushed technology and CG, and furthered the cinema industry as a whole, that nothing by pixar was even mentioned. unbelievable.
globaltrends: Man on the Moon- Kid Cudi Let...
Jon Meacham's Subservient Defense of Monarchical... →
“It just cannot be said enough that our political elites truly do believe that “law” is only for the dirty, filthy masses — but not for them. It really is that explicit. Joan Walsh was on Howie Kurtz’s CNN show yesterday and the other guests — The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and former Bush speechwriter David Frum — responded to her like she was...
The defining moment →
unburyingthelead: One addendum to today’s column: the truth, which I think everyone in the political/media establishments knows in their hearts, is that the nine months or so between the summer of 2002 and the beginning of the Iraq insurgency were a great national moral test — a test that most people in influential positions failed. The Bush administration was obviously — yes, obviously —...
Advice about the Swine flu : Don't Panic! →
Aerial Virtual Tour of New York →
joelaz: Get a bird’s eye view of the big city. words don’t do this link justice, it’s too amazing. check it out and see.
We live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media,...– PHILIP K DICK (via hypnogoria) (via buffleheadcabin) (via retropolitics)
The earth is not inherited from our ancestors, but borrowed from our children– ~ Native Proverb