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 Not Breaking, but Interesting News

22 September 2015

Fuck being at the mercy of people like this. Don’t sigh with relief just yet, High Roller. Unfortunately every last one of us is already, in one way or another, at the mercy of people like Martin Shkreli. Maybe it’s time to stop worrying about who we make famous and focus instead on who we give all the money to. It seems they’re the ones who actually control things anyway.

Sadly, the same can be said about life in general as a female.

This is a beautiful thing. This beautiful thing should be in existence in every city across the U.S. It would go a long way teaching folks that greed isn’t the only way to get things done around here.


Image Source: The Blot

Image Source: The Blot

At 1:55 pay close attention. That same scenario happens to me all the time, but as it relates to Mexicans / brown folks. Just because the behavior is socially acceptable doesn’t mean it’s not fundamentally racist. Discussing the challenges we face as a result of our race isn’t wrong or bad. If we were more accepting of our differences, we’d see just how similar we all are. Damn you, irony. Damn you straight to hell.

Answer: Because they know how to deal with always getting the short end of the stick.

Are we embarrassed yet, because we should be embarrassed. Cue the Idiocracy references.