Japanese Word of the Day
americangaijin: 動物園 (どうぶつえん) - Dōbutsuen : Zoo Weirddd…. Last night, the bartender was talking about the zoo. lol
shiracoffee: Unarmed Black Veteran Kenneth Chamberlain Shot Dead by NY Police, Yet No Officers Charged As the Trayvon Martin case draws national attention, we look at another fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American male that has received far less scrutiny. Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr., a 68 year-old African-American Marine veteran, was fatally shot in November by White Plains, NY, police who...
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how...– Richard Bach, The Bridge Across Forever (via nirvikalpa)
These are all the words in the English dictionary... →
shiracoffee: thesoapboxschtick: Rick Santorum is being accused of almost letting the N-word slip out while describing President Obama. Judge for yourself: VIDEO HERE (Start at 34:20) Let’s see him try to “blah people” his way out of this one… Come on. I expected better from someone who calls herself a linguaphile.
Best fucking day
Beautiful spring day full of drinking, bowling, drinking, karaoke, drinking, amd an izakaya later.
Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.– Edna St.Vincent Millay (via Swanfeather Songs)
extremely-good-finder: Homophobia: The fear that another man will treat you like you treat women. cas-get-into-my-ass: aatombomb: We were discussing homosexuality because of an allusion to it in the book we were reading, and several boys made comments such as, “That’s disgusting.” We got into the debate and eventually a boy admitted that he was terrified/disgusted when he was once sharing...
HRC: Rick Santorum tells boy not to use pink... →
At a campaign event at a bowling alley in Wisconsin today, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told a boy who reached for a pink bowling ball: “You’re not gonna use the pink ball. We’re not gonna let you do that. Not on camera.” Santorum went on to say “Friends don’t let friends use pink balls.” The comments were tweeted by Reuters reporter Sam Youngman. /facepalm
Pope Calls Health Care An 'Inalienable Right,'... →
shiracoffee: And since Santorum and Gingrich are good Catholics, you KNOW they will now become advocates of universal health care… right?
shiracoffee: randomactsofchaos: Funeral director saw no signs of fight on Trayvon’s hands paxamericana: “Well it looks like the liberal Big Funeral industry is at it again.” - Glenn Beck, tomorrow Gee, shouldn’t the POLICE have checked that when he was in the morgue for… how many days was that, again?
I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see...– Yohji Yamamoto (via fr0zen, konsui) (via neumos) (via macaulayslover) (via firefliesinwonderland) (via cuethetumblweed)
Pretty sure I had a dream last night where I was wearing a tux, whistling, and twirling a cane. …… I don’t know where I was going. but I REALLY remember dat pimp cane. lol o-0
I decided to test out the video camera on my phone. This is at a “festival” in Kofu station. It’s celebrating the fact that there’re 300 days until the big Fuji country Yamanashi festival. I wouldn’t have posted this, but I accidentally caught the part where the Mt. Fuji mascot hugs his/her friend…. and it’s so fucking funny. You just see hands around...
the wise know nothing at all
zenmind-nomind: If at the end of our journey There is no final Resting place, Then we need not fear Losing our Way. even before trees rocks I was nothing when I’m dead nowhere I’ll be nothing the wise know nothing at all well maybe one song ~ Ikkyu
99％ sure I'll be in a new apartment come April!
….. I have such a nice friend here. Our moving dates line up, so we’re going to help eachother move and split the cost of the truck. Aw. Makes me a little less frantic knowing I have someone to help me.
All new appliances will cost around 7man en. (Just think of it as 700 dollars for you non-Japaneseish people.) That includes delivery. I would eventually be able to get a TV and a new DECENT camera within 2 months. Moving itself will cost the rental truck (50 dorru) and gas, plus first month ans cleaning cost (we´ll say 300). So thats 1050, plus 100 gas deposit and opening internet ~50. Total...
The dehumanization of the young black male is not a liberal issue and it’s not a...– D.L. Hughley (via azspot)
My first advice is to listen to reason when they formulate their positions....– Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, offering election advice to Mitt Romney and the rest of the Republican field. (via theatlantic)
Marone acknowledges that the system is “not perfect and it’s not timely.” But he...– The Exoneration of Bennett Barbour Virginia knows it has DNA evidence that may prove the innocence of dozens of men convicted of crimes they didn’t commit. Men just like Barbour. So why won’t the state say who they are? By Dahlia Lithwick|Posted Monday, March 12, 2012, at 7:02 PM ET (via...
Interesting detail about Trayvon Martin case
ABC News reports that the lead investigator in Trayvon Martin shooting wanted a manslaughter charge against the shooter George Zimmerman. The lead investigator, Chris Serino, stated he was unconvinced by Zimmerman’s version of events according to an affidavit he filed the night of Feb. 26. His recommendation for a manslaughter charge was overruled by state attorney Norman Wolfinger, who...