River otters at the Zoological & Botanical Garden in Ichikawa, Japan
omg the last one he pops up ahjfskghfagskjfkhdjs ahahaha
This is what heaven looks like…
(Source: minhonoo, via saltpillar)
President Barack Obama at the White House Correpondents’ Dinner.
"It will be harder to convince the American people that Hilary was born in Kenya"
Politics and such
As someone who is never too argumentative about beliefs and such, it’s been a really interesting week when after posting a facebook post defending the Associated Student Government in which I am a senator, I fought with a member of our independent newspaper on campus via comments for 24 hours. I tried explaining my side, and that didn’t work so I gave up. Some people, am I right?
Apparently not, because today, I posted a link to a buzzfeed list about things that you wouldn’t believe teachers have to spend their own money on and took the opportunity to thank not only my parents who are both teachers, but every other person who has ever taught me anything at all. As the daughter of two teachers, looking through the list a lot of the items seemed familiar to me, and I thought it was important to post. A different member of said newspaper not only critiqued me for using buzzfeed as the website I linked to (uh… what?) but also, told me that “political people should rise above” using mediocre sources.
Uhhhh. Excuse me? #1, I’m a 22 year old college student who holds a position that quite literally only has an impact on my college campus, so I’m not sure how much of a “political person” I am, and #2, obviously I’d use a better source if I was on the senate floor or bringing a resolution to the table, but this was facebook.
I’m not sure why I’m being made the center of these troll-ings. It certainly is an interesting set of actions for a group of people that are only publishing this year because despite going 60k into debt, we bailed them out. Any normal organization that went 60k into debt would have everyone fired, and yet they’re not only acting like it wasn’t a big deal, but also have yet to really thank us for doing more than what is just a legal obligation. We could have required they pay us upfront, they wouldn’t have been able to hire this year, and there wouldn’t have been any printings this school year. We loaned them the money, with no interest, because we support them more than just financially. We support what they do, and we appreciate their hard work. It’s weird, sad, and disappointing that there isn’t more respect on our campus.
"IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO RAISE A DISABLED CHILD, OR A TRANS CHILD, OR A GAY OR BI OR PAN CHILD, IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO LOVE AND SUPPORT YOUR CHILD UNCONDITIONALLY, DO NOT HAVE A CHILD."
My future pup. Either this coloring or brown and black. His name will be Auggie or her name will be lydie.
"What [feminism] means to me is that you don’t let your gender define who you are — you can be who you want to be, whether you’re a man, a woman, a boy, a girl, whatever, However you want to define yourself, you can do that and should be able to do that, and no category ever really describes a person because every person is unique."