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guinevereweasley:

Malina gave it to me | Big Block of Cheese Day (x)

A PHOTO

whitehouse:

Vice President Joe Biden, at the controls of one of Amtrak’s new electric locomotives in Philadelphia.

A VIDEO

All the feels! 

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A TEXT POST

When you wake up the day after an election

campaignsick:

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Especially when you have an 8:30am class to wake up for. 

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A QUOTE

We can never forget that the best way to preserve our democracy is to take part in it.

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heyyyybrother:

Favorite CJ Cregg quotes, part 1

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If a young woman in middle school or high school hangs up a poster of Barack Obama in her room, this is seen as acceptable. It’s fine for women to admire men and want to be like them.

If a young man (the same age) hangs up a poster of Hillary Clinton in his room, this is seen as odd (maybe even troubling, is he gay? Oh no!).

Society tells us young men can’t think of women as role models, unless they’re a family member, whereas young women can admire and seek to emulate anyone, regardless of gender.

If you’re a young man, and if you have a poster on your wall with a woman, she had better be half-naked in a bikini, even if the Ronald Reagan or Gen. Patton poster next to it obviously features the man fully-clothed.

Young men are not to taught to think of women as role models. They are taught to think of them as either family members or sexual objects. There is no other category presented.

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todaysdocument:

Smokey the Bear, 1952

As Fire Prevention Month comes to a close, here’s a catchy reminder from country star Eddy Arnold and the Forest Service about everyone’s favorite forest fire prevention advocate.

Ever wondered - is it Smokey Bear or Smokey the Bear?

Smokey’s official name has no “the” in the middle though. It was added in 1952 to achieve proper rhythm in the song “Smokey the Bear”, written by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins. 

Did you know?  Just like his colleague Woodsy Owl, Smokey has a Public Law (P.L. 82-359) protecting him. Congress passed the law in 1952 to prevent Smokey from being used to sell commercial products. It was believed that this would dilute Smokey’s forest fire prevention message. Their strategy seems to have worked. Wildfire prevention is one of the most successful campaigns that the Ad Council has ever produced.

via Media Matters » The REAL Smokey Bear

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