"America’s a free country, but you can’t stand in the Oval Office."
— Gavin Free (via mlchaeijones)
"Why do police have quotas? If a doctor went around intentionally sneezing on people to get more patients, that would be seen as a travesty to their profession. But police, can sit around and wait for someone to turn on a red light or commit other mundane ‘offenses’ because they have quotas to meet. Quotas are all the proof we need that policing is not a public service vocation; it’s a business and a subsidiary of Wall Street."
Enrique Molina (via withoutadjectives)
While I was sleeping, this went viral.
this answer on yahoo from a retired officer will add on some further insight to this
"It doesn’t much matter what line of argument you take as a woman. If you venture into traditional male territory, the abuse comes anyway. It’s not what you say that prompts it—it’s the fact that you are saying it."
Mary Beard, speaking at the British Museum in February. Rebecca Mead profiles the Cambridge academic and “troll slayer” in this week’s issue. (via newyorker)
(Source: newyorker.com, via hellotailor)
"You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control."
— Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love (via teenager90s)