amaeryllis
Fuck. Everything.

Siskel & Ebert outakes from the 80s. NSFW, but hilarious.

Be quiet, ladies.

Bloomberg TV’s Betty Liu: “Because Sheryl Sandberg put herself out there with her book, does she still have a future at a private company? Would another company ever want her?  Could she actually be a CEO now, or is public service her only option?” 

A woman with strong opinions?  Who dares to actually state them…in public?  Who would want a leader like that!  *kills self*

what have you done today?

At 26 years old, Sarah Weddington argued and won Roe v. Wade before the United States Supreme Court.  If that doesn’t give every young lawyer a kick in the ass, nothing will.  Go forth and litigate. 

If you haven’t watched the PBS documentary MAKERS, you must. 

nutcracker.

nutcracker.

You have to be particularly good at detecting the intent of other agents to manipulate you. You have to be able to fend off your own manipulation, because one thing we require of moral agents is that they not be somebody else’s puppet … In order to fend off manipulation, you should be a little bit unpredictable. In order to maximize getting what you want in life, don’t tell people exactly what you want.
Daniel Dennett on being a good moral agent. 
Younger Republicans are also the most likely members of the party to say that “more people of different races marrying each other” and “more women in the work force” have been changes for the better, according to a separate Pew study conducted last year.
New York Times. what year is this? the fuck?
I’m exactly as I appear. There is no warm, lovable person inside. Beneath my cold exterior, once you break the ice, you find cold water.
Gore Vidal, RIP
The court led by Chief Justice Earl Warren is remembered for its cases on desegregation and the rights of criminals. The one led by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger veered right in criminal cases but also identified a constitutional right to abortion. Under Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, the Supreme Court delivered the 2000 election to George W. Bush.
Legacy in Chief
isthisfeminist:

This woman is drinking alone. IS THIS FEMINIST? 
Despair is potentially feminist. However, the “lighting a romantic candle arrangement for oneself” factor betrays an over-investment in traditional models of romance and dating. Plus, if she works through that bottle too fast, all her shit’s going to be on fire. PROBLEMATIC. 

isthisfeminist:

This woman is drinking alone. IS THIS FEMINIST? 

Despair is potentially feminist. However, the “lighting a romantic candle arrangement for oneself” factor betrays an over-investment in traditional models of romance and dating. Plus, if she works through that bottle too fast, all her shit’s going to be on fire. PROBLEMATIC.