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Hi. It's me.

“The question itself has not changed
but only the depths of memory
through which it rises…”

—   An excerpt from W. S. Merwin's poem "The Blackboard," in this week’s issue.
(via newyorker)

(via newyorker)

reblogbookclub:

crackedspinesdryvines:since feeling is first - e.e. Cummings
Epigraph for an unwritten memoir, inspired by Brown Girl Dreaming and the Reblog Book Club.

reblogbookclub:

crackedspinesdryvines:

since feeling is first - e.e. Cummings

Epigraph for an unwritten memoir, inspired by Brown Girl Dreaming and the Reblog Book Club.

vintascope:

Swing - Vernon Grant (1935 – 2006)

vintascope:

Swing - Vernon Grant (1935 – 2006)

(Source: startwithsunset)

I want to be bad-ass when I grow up.

(Source: supersoldiers, via wilwheaton)

“We rolled lighter than that in an actual war zone.”

—   A Twitter user/former veteran quoted in Paul Szoldra’s fascinating Business Insider piece detailing the militarization of police in Ferguson, Missouri right now (emblematic of police militarization across the country) — MRAPs, and M4 carbine and MARPAT look-alikes. (via thepoliticalnotebook)
latimes:

Former White House spokesman James Brady, who gave his name to a gun-control law and founded the Brady Campaign after surviving a gunshot wound to the head during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at age 73. Above, you can see him being introduced as Reagan’s press secretary in 1981, less than three months before the assassination attempt.
Photo: Zeboxski / Associated Press

Oh. NO.

latimes:

Former White House spokesman James Brady, who gave his name to a gun-control law and founded the Brady Campaign after surviving a gunshot wound to the head during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at age 73. Above, you can see him being introduced as Reagan’s press secretary in 1981, less than three months before the assassination attempt.

Photo: Zeboxski / Associated Press

Oh. NO.

notoriousrbg:

"Justice Ginsburg … sees her interests as ‘being herself,’ preserving her ‘dignity,’ and promoting her ‘independence.’"

Memorandum from Ron Klain for David Gergen, Justice Ginsburg: Performance Pitfalls (July 14, 1993).

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