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"Why Don’t the Unemployed Get Off Their Couches?" and Eight Other Critical Questions for Americans (via whataboutprom)

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And how hard is it to land even a minimum-wage job? Last year, when Walmart opened its first store in Washington, D.C., there were more than 23,000 applications for 600 jobs, which resulted in an acceptance rate of 2.6%, making the big box store about twice as selective as Harvard and five times as choosy as Cornell.

Telling unemployed people to get off their couches (or out of the cars they live in or the shelters where they sleep) and get a job makes as much sense as telling them to go study at Harvard.



Things that lower abortion rates:

  • Better access to condoms
  • Accessible birth control 
  • Accessible Plan - B pills
  • Comprehensive sex education

Things that do not lower abortion rates:

  • Abstinence-Only sex education
  • Banning contraceptives
  • Shaming people who have sex or get abortions
  • Making abortion illegal

Friendly daily reminder that the entire pro-life movement is basically pointless and counterproductive

(Source: , via the-darkening-skies)

Hillary Clinton


Oh, that doesn’t do them justice by a long road.

(Source: lotrlorien, via l-o-t-r)

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