so are we gonna discuss how fucked up it is that women have to wear makeup to be taken seriously at work and job interviews but if a woman has a genuine interest in and enjoyment of cosmetics she is written off as shallow, vain, and stupid, and consequently not taken seriously
"The other point…which we’re not hearing frequently or loudly enough…is a real scandal: ‘the social welfare tax exemption is being used by existing 501(c)(4) organizations, including some very large ones, to promote partisan political interests—the very activity Congress has explicitly prohibited for a century.’ In other words, Karl Rove and Crossroads. This is a serious issue, one deserving of investigation. But Republicans could be biting off more than they can chew if it causes a bright light to be shone on how politically partisan organizations, like Rove’s, are exploiting the law."
Joan McCarter at Daily Kos (via thesmithian)
Including the Humane Society of the United States - which uses only 1% of the donations given for animal shelters (salaries, pensions and lobbying get the bulk of it)
"To belittle, you have to be little."
— The Prophet by Khalil Gibran (via thelittlephilosopher)
(Source: saleha-f, via thelittlephilosopher)