I think my selfie problem is getting out of hand..
You’re such a cutie pie holy shit I can’t stop laughing at the shower pic
This girl is insane, I think
> It gets stranger and stranger as it goes.
> Her neighbors must hate her.
what are you talking about this was the best thing ever.
This is so wonderfully odd i have to reblog it everytime.
The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science behind the recently popular argument that the United States isn’t a democracy any more. And they’ve found that in fact, America is basically an oligarchy.
An oligarchy is a system where power is effectively wielded by a small number of individuals defined by their status called oligarchs. Members of the oligarchy are the rich, the well connected and the politically powerful, as well as particularly well placed individuals in institutions like banking and finance or the military.
For their study, Gilens and Page compiled data from roughly 1,800 different policy initiatives in the years between 1981 and 2002. They then compared those policy changes with the expressed opinion of the United State public. Comparing the preferences of the average American at the 50th percentile of income to what those Americans at the 90th percentile preferred, as well as the opinions of major lobbying or business groups, the researchers found out that the government followed the directives set forth by the latter two much more often.
It’s beyond alarming. As Gilens and Page write, “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” In other words, their statistics say your opinion literally does not matter.
That might explain why mandatory background checks on gun sales supported by 83% to 91% of Americans aren’t in place, or why Congress has taken no action on greenhouse gas emissions even when such legislation is supported by the vast majority of citizens.
This problem has been steadily escalating for four decades. While there are some limitations to their data set, economists Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez constructed income statistics based on IRS data that go back to 1913. They found that the gap between the ultra-wealthy and the rest of us is much bigger than you would think…
Knit one row a day for a year, matching the yarn color to the color of the sky that day.
I AM SO FUCKING DONE WITH THIS WEBSITE LIKE I CANNOT.
I’VE BEEN LAUGHING FOR LIKE 5 MINUTES STRAIGHT.
like…who makes the decisions and why do the friends go along with it….
THAT THING RIGHT THERE
Anonymous said: If Mary Poppins wasn't an extremely accomplished witch, I'll eat the Sorting Hat.
AU where hundreds of very accomplished witches became English nannies to magical children born into Muggle families
governesses showing children simple household magic so they didn’t suffer complete culture shock when they received their Hogwarts letters
nannies acting as liaisons between 17 year old witches and their Muggle parents to prevent arranged marriages that would have stifled their natural abilities
Took Finch on her first camping trip for my birthday this weekend.
seen on my face book feed(Anti-vaccination, modern)
who has ever thought this ever
Don’t let your children drink water it might make them think drinking other clear liquids is okay do you want your child drinking bleach
don’t let your children walk, it might make them think its okay to walk away from home
Correct me if I’m wrong, but I’m pretty sure not even people who use heroin believe it is beneficial.
Don’t let your child breathe air. Studies have shown thatin the event of a fire, children who breathe in air are much more likely to breathe in smoke than children who’ve never breathed air.
Don’t have a child. 100% of children grow up and die. You’re literally condemning your own children to die.