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Surely a +3 keen blog, at minimum.

26 Aug

For all the protesters out there:

pon-raul:

If you aren’t aware, cops love to destroy the phones of people who record them. 

So next time you’re in a situation where you are recording an officer and fear for the safety of your video evidence, try using the Bambuser app.

It uploads your video online to your Bambuser account while you record it. You can also stream the video live. This way your videos are saved online, safe from the hands of the uniformed pigs. 

26 Aug

manhatingbabyeater:

atomic-glitter:

fandomsandfeminism:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

It’s a tense night in Ferguson, but luckily no outbreak of violence. 

This is still going on. Do not forget

Don’t let the media make you think this is over. Those last few tweets are from today!

These are dated August 24, 2014

25 Aug impuretale:

postracialcomments:

The young lady that was shot in the head by a police officer is still waiting to be interviewed by the police department
Ferguson Police claimed that 4 to 5 Black males conducted a drive by which resulted in a White woman being shot in the head. (Here, Here, Here)
(they’ve edited the articles to take out the white part and that she was killed hehehe)
Residents knew it was BS. 
Turns out Mya was shot by a police officer. The department forced surgeons to take the bullet out and took the bullet for “Ballistics”
Over a week later, she still has yet to be contacted by the department
Do not let her story go ignored

Is there any possible way for her to go over their heads to get that report filed? 

impuretale:

postracialcomments:

The young lady that was shot in the head by a police officer is still waiting to be interviewed by the police department

Ferguson Police claimed that 4 to 5 Black males conducted a drive by which resulted in a White woman being shot in the head. (Here, Here, Here)

(they’ve edited the articles to take out the white part and that she was killed hehehe)

Residents knew it was BS. 

Turns out Mya was shot by a police officer. The department forced surgeons to take the bullet out and took the bullet for “Ballistics”

Over a week later, she still has yet to be contacted by the department

Do not let her story go ignored

Is there any possible way for her to go over their heads to get that report filed? 

25 Aug medievalpoc:

last-snowfall:

fandomsandfeminism:

returntothestars:

ianthe:

!!

dat practical armor

I love every aspect of this.

And I would play her in a heartbeat.



Still can’t get excited about 5e after the 4e debacle, but I’ll admit that the effort they’re making to create greater inclusiveness and more realistic representation is admirable, from what I’ve seen.

medievalpoc:

last-snowfall:

fandomsandfeminism:

returntothestars:

ianthe:

!!

dat practical armor

I love every aspect of this.

And I would play her in a heartbeat.

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Still can’t get excited about 5e after the 4e debacle, but I’ll admit that the effort they’re making to create greater inclusiveness and more realistic representation is admirable, from what I’ve seen.

25 Aug

a-spoon-is-born:

hannahbelle-lecter:

whisperingsweetsins:

whenblackwasinvogue:

shego:

she put up a video of her telling miyah that she thinks she’s very pretty without the wig too and that playing dress up is fun but to promise to stay in school

Love this!

Stories you won’t see in the media

#nicki is so protective of young girls#this needs to be underlined more#also she gives them edited versions of her albums#magical girls protect other girls#bless nicki

it’s suddenly raining on my face

25 Aug

ACLU: Ferguson police report on Michael Brown's death violates law

invisiblelad:

cyprith:

Oh, and how about this:

The two-page document, which the Ferguson Police Department released only after pressure from journalists and civil liberties advocates, is largely redacted or left blank. The most egregious omissions are the victim’s name and a description of the offense – the fatal shooting of Brown.

“They are breaking the law,” said Tony Rothert, legal director of the ACLU of Missouri.

Isn’t creating a false account of his behavior and slandering him after the fact breaking the law? Everything the law enforcement community has done in this case gives me zero confidence in what they’ve done or will do in other cases. 

25 Aug

http://miss-mother-fucker.tumblr.com/post/95706072806/jean-luc-gohard-castiels-weenie

ean-luc-gohard:

castiels-weenie:

jean-luc-gohard:

What fucks me up about the Darren Wilson fundraiser is that he hasn’t been charged with a crime. He doesn’t have to hire a lawyer. He’s on paid leave, so he’s not losing wages. This is not covering his expenses, because he doesn’t have any additional expenses. This is a reward. He’s getting a $250,000 reward for murdering an unarmed black kid.

HE HAD TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL. MIKE REACHED FOR HIS GUN. HIS FRIEND THAT WAS WITH HIM EVEN ADMITTED THAT HE LIED ABOUT THE COP JUST RANDOMLY SHOOTING HIM AND CONFIRMED THAT THEY ROBBED THE STORE. SELF DEFESE.

None of this is true. This is how good the Ferguson PD’s smear campaign has been. Not one sentence here is accurate. Let’s break this down:

  1. "HE HAD TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL." Michael Brown’s autopsy showed no sign of struggle.The picture of the CT scan that’s being passed around to show that Wilson had an orbital blowout fracture is actually from 2008 from the University of Iowa, and a right-wing pundit photoshopped out the date and hospital info.
  2. "MIKE REACHED FOR HIS GUN." Officer Wilson’s story is that the first shot that went off was an accidental discharge while they were fighting over the gun. However. there was no gunpowder residue on Mike Brown, meaning that he was absolutely not holding the gun when it went off and furthermore that he was not even that close. He was fired on from a distance.
  3. "HIS FRIEND THAT WAS WITH HIM EVEN ADMITTED THAT HE LIED ABOUT THE COP JUST RANDOMLY SHOOTING HIM AND CONFIRMED THAT THEY ROBBED THE STORE." This is actually a compound lie, which is kind of impressive. His friend, Dorian Johnson, did not say that. His lawyer said they were together in the convenience store, the police said there was a robbery, and the media put those two statements next to each other to imply a statement was made that never was. Johnson isn’t being charged with anything because the Ferguson PD “determined he committed no crime." The Ferguson PD also admitted Officer Wilson didn’t know about the scuffle at the convenience store before he stopped Brown and Johnson. You may be wondering why I say scuffle instead of robbery. That’s because there wasn’t one: the owners of the store didn’t call the police and video shows Brown paying for the cigarillos! The clerk confronted Brown about reaching across the counter instead of waiting for him to hand over the cigarillos, he put his hand on Brown, and Brown pushed him. Yes, he pushed him too hard, but the clerk apparently didn’t care enough to call the police. The police were called by another customer in the store, who apparently didn’t know what was actually happening.
  4. "SELF DEFESE." The autopsy shows that he was shot on the inside of his arm, meaning his hands were up, and the top of his head, meaning that, since Brown was 6’4”, either he was on his knees or the officer was 8’ tall. The officer was not 8’ tall.

The evidence clearly shows that Officer Wilson, who had no idea of the not-actually-a-robbery, executed the unarmed Mike Brown while he was on his knees with his hands in the air. Just like all of the eyewitnesses said (except for “Josie,” who turned out not to be real).

But the Ferguson PD’s already tainted public opinion. They’ve spread so many lies so effectively that no amount of evidence will bring justice. Your ignorance here is proof of just how effective it’s been.

25 Aug

nilvoid:

thegeekyblonde:

thegeekyblonde:

on the one hand bronies “coming out” as a ponysexual or whatever because they think it’s just as dangerous as being gay is appropriative and homophobic as hell but on the other hand imagine some 22 year old with premature balding twisting his fedora in his greasy hands as he tearfully explains to his horrorstruck parents that he jacks off to technicolor horses 

there’s a reddit thread devoted to people grumping about this very post

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Ahahahahahaha

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

*deep breath*

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

25 Aug invisiblelad:

the-goddamazon:

everythingrhymeswithalcohol:

Reporters confirm that police & advisors concealed the identity of Darren Wilson until he could delete all social media & move out of state.

Well.

This is intolerable. This is an utter intentional miscarrage of justice. If they expect every other citizen to be lawful and compliant we should at the very least not have an entire organization who uses the law to subvert consequences for themselves. I categorically refuse to let this slide. 

invisiblelad:

the-goddamazon:

everythingrhymeswithalcohol:

Reporters confirm that police & advisors concealed the identity of Darren Wilson until he could delete all social media & move out of state.

Well.

This is intolerable. This is an utter intentional miscarrage of justice. If they expect every other citizen to be lawful and compliant we should at the very least not have an entire organization who uses the law to subvert consequences for themselves. I categorically refuse to let this slide. 

25 Aug fireworkinprogress:

Fastest turtle ever.

Gotta go fast.

fireworkinprogress:

Fastest turtle ever.

Gotta go fast.