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scott, 25

professional singer

arts administrator

amateur photographer

in a committed relationship with books

libertarian

(basically an anarchist at this point)

the opinions on this blog are my own and do not reflect those of any other individual or organization

For all the protesters out there:

pon-raul:

thedawnmarie:

pon-raul:

If you aren’t aware, cops love to destroy the phones of people who record them. 

So next time you’re in a situation where you are recording an officer and fear for the safety of your video evidence, try using the Bambuser app.

It uploads your video online to your Bambuser account while you record it. You can also stream the video live. This way your videos are saved online, safe from the hands of the uniformed pigs. 

"cops love to destroy the phones of people who record them"

"uniformed pigs"

You guys really kill your argument when you talk like that. YOU look uniformed.

I know a lotttt of cops. None of them give a flying fuck if you video them. In fact, some will smile at you, take their phone out, and start videoing you too as a joke. 

The more you try to battle cops, the worse things are going to get.

Chill the fuck out.

Things are already worse. No one is battling the cops, the pigs are the initiators. And I just showed links to cops destroying phones. Actual proof not just anecdotes about your pig buddies. ACAB honey.

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seanmonster:

heavymetalhippy:

hello-the-future:

amyspalding:

kaiju3:

The American Hogwarts Houses

If I’m not in Foxcrest I’m gonna tear this whole place down.

I really want to smell these deodorants and see which one I find most attractive. Please let it be the one that’s supposed to smell like smart dude.

Wolfthorn is AWESOME and they sell them as deodorant without antiperspirant, so I can USE THEM.

Whoever is in charge of Old Spice’s marketing is brilliant.

seanmonster:

heavymetalhippy:

hello-the-future:

amyspalding:

kaiju3:

The American Hogwarts Houses

If I’m not in Foxcrest I’m gonna tear this whole place down.

I really want to smell these deodorants and see which one I find most attractive. Please let it be the one that’s supposed to smell like smart dude.

Wolfthorn is AWESOME and they sell them as deodorant without antiperspirant, so I can USE THEM.

Whoever is in charge of Old Spice’s marketing is brilliant.

(via scottthepiemaker)

werewolfau:

At a deposition, Ferguson’s former police chief revealed that his staff did not keep records of incidents in which officers used force against citizens, so long as no one died; in other words, there was no way of telling how often incidents like Davis’ happened.

remember shit like this when they talk about how mike brown’s shooter had no disciplinary record

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fromthewildwood:




Rough draft of the cover for the new Australian edition of Sabriel by Garth Nix, illustration by Sebastian Ciaffaglione.

fromthewildwood:

Rough draft of the cover for the new Australian edition of Sabriel by Garth Nix, illustration by Sebastian Ciaffaglione.

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Forgot about this thing I saw in Norfolk, CT. I simultaneously want it and find it terrifying.

Forgot about this thing I saw in Norfolk, CT. I simultaneously want it and find it terrifying.

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.
"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement. 

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.

"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement. 

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disobey:

Tonight in Ferguson, Mo. Even CNN is calling out police brutality.

We are watching history unfold. Do not stand down. Spread the word.

No justice, no peace.

(Source: cognitivedissonance)

I see people saying “How can this happen? Isn’t this America?”

king-emare:

celluloidsheep:

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Well, yes. This IS America.

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(US Army attacks homeless veterans protesting in Washington, DC in 1932)

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1960s Birmingham, Alabama

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1970 attack on unarmed student protesters at Kent State University

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Police action at peaceful UC Davis Occupy protest 

Let’s not pretend like the police actions taken this week are anything new. It’s just the most recent manifestation of a problem America has had for a very long time.

^^^^^^^

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