Liberals Are Cool

Jul 22

History lesson.

History lesson.

“There is something chilling and totalitarian about this insistence that cops have the right to do as they wish without what amounts to public oversight. What is it they fear? After all, the officer who is being videotaped can protect himself by doing one simple thing: his job.” — Leonard Pitts Jr (via redcloud)

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#MLK

#MLK

Jul 21

Republicans Don't Know How to Govern: New Jersey Edition -

letterstomycountry:

prettayprettaygood:

November 2013:

A top economic adviser to Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey can afford tax cuts as state revenue is increasing.

New Jersey Council of Economic Advisers chairman Robert Grady today told a state forum on the economy that…

Conservatives want to conserve the old ways. The changes required to move forward threatens their entitled mindset.

Conservatives want to conserve the old ways. The changes required to move forward threatens their entitled mindset.

Jul 20

“I’m minding my business. Are you serious? I didn’t do nothing. What’d I do?. Every time you see me, you’re messing with me. I’m tired of it. This stops today. Every time you see me, you wanna harass me … I told you last time, please just leave me alone.” — A confrontation between five NYPD officers and an unarmed Staten Island dad ended in the worst way possible on Thursday: the man’s death.  (via micdotcom)

(via eviltessmacher)

“The [three-fifths compromise] richly rewarded the southern states, artificially inflating their House seats and electoral votes and helping to explain why four of the first five presidents hailed from Virginia. This gross inequity was to play no small part in the eventual triumph of Jeffersonian Republicans over Hamiltonian Federalists.” —

Ron Chernow, Alexander Hamilton

Kidnap people, separate them from their families, murder and rape some of them, then use them to preserve your own political power. This is the Jeffersonian way. 

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This.

This.