This Is Amber. Don't Hate Her Because She's Fat.
Hi there. I’m Amber. It’s been a while since I’ve posted. The last time I did [see below] I got some major backlash. Apparently I’m promoting obesity by existing. Apparently people are able to judge exactly what I eat, when I exercise, and what my health is, just by looking at a picture of me in my underwear. WOW. Isn’t that amazing! The things you learn from the internet! All sarcasm aside,...
Gay Marriage Harms No One
Remember that households with two mothers have ZERO percent child abuse. None. Thanks to http://growingolderbutnotup.tumblr.com
RT @copyranter The most powerful domestic violence awareness ad I’ve ever seen: http://tinyurl.com/6kj4yj5 // Terrifying & so sad
“Cynicism is only intellectual sloth.” It’s true. It takes...– Henry Rollins (via withnailrules)
Tattoo: "Life Go's On." And She Votes.
Quote for the Day: Weather
RT @chapmanchapman I hereby refer to the weather in New York City as Drunk Uncle. Every time you plan something nice with friends, he barrels in and ruins it. —————————————————————————————————- ...
Why Old Doctors Are Better Doctors
“The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Everybody likes a bright, young doctor who is up to date on the latest technology, medications, and interventions. But sometimes we don’t need those things. Sometimes we need a healer - someone who, after many years, understands both the art and science of medicine. ...
Top 10 Corporate Tax Evaders
If you have any doubts about who is running America and whose interests come first, just read this: http://front.moveon.org/which-corporations-are-the-biggest-freeloaders/
Next Time You Call Customer Service in India...
Hello, this is Chase Bank, how can I help you? Yes I understand your problem. I’m sorry you are experiencing this problem. I’m sorry I cannot help you with your problem. Please call back if we can help you with any problems.
Japanese Nuclear Meltdown: Lies and Latest Risks
Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan It took Japan until April 12 to give the nuclear disaster a Level 7 rating. NOW we find out the disaster is worse than Chernobyl (Russia, 1986). New leaks are evident. The situation is not “stable.” Why are officials reluctant to tell the truth? What Is the Bottom Line? From the...
Radiation Stigma in Japan: Hibakusha
I find it extremely interesting that in Japan there is a terrible stigma AGAINST being a survivor of Hiroshima or Nagasaki. Deformed babies born after the bombs were dropped were hidden from sight. If anyone knew about them, they could affect the marriage or employment prospects of their brothers and sisters. People who were eligible for benefits chose not to receive them, rather than admit they...
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Is Stupid and...
Never forget: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor once advised a woman with cancer who couldn’t get insurance to “find a charity.” Cantor’s latest trick is to say he would pass a bill in the House that would automatically become law if the Senate did not act on it. Hello? Founding Fathers? Could you put in a call to this guy about laws being passed by the House and...
Doodle for the Day: From "Heaven in My Foot"
Thanks to Priscilla Gilman for sharing her cartoon. For more, see http://www.heaveninmyfoot.com/p/contact-me.html
Vaccinations: Folks, We Have a Problem
Measles was declared eliminated from the Unites States in 2000. But look where we are now. Recent Outbreaks TRAVELERS - In the first two months of 2011, there have already been 29 cases of measles brought into the US. This is comparable to the ANNUAL number for the years 2000-2010. Of these patients, 7 were under the age of two; none had been vaccinated. Several were not immediately diagnosed...
Quote for the Day: Healing
RT @DrSnit Healing starts from the inside. Like laughter, tears, and all miracles. Removing the obstacles creates space for healing.
Katie Couric: Celebrities Without Makeup
I always feel better about myself when I see what celebrities actually look like. Here is a picture to make you feel better, too: