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Vampire Hunter DYSP

Vampire Hunter DYSP

Eternal Enemy of the Eldritch Gods. Destroyer of Things That Go Bump in the Night. The last thing that evil ever sees. GV: (830) 743-9770.
Texas woman threatened with jail after applying for voter ID - http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc...
niqaabista: elpolloloc: i will always love this. Just in case some of you are too young to catch the reference, this young man is referencing Muhammad Ali’s speech about refusing the military draft during the Vietnam war, citing religious objections. He famously said, “no Vietnamese ever called me n——-.” (Paraphrased from his original speech,... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
niqaabista:
  
elpolloloc:
  
i will always love this.
  
Just in case some of you are too young to catch the reference, this young man is referencing Muhammad Ali’s speech about refusing the military draft during the Vietnam war, citing religious objections. He famously said, “no Vietnamese ever called me n——-.” (Paraphrased from his original speech, links below.)
 
I really encourage you to listen to his speech. It was amazing.
  
"Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I’m not going 10,000 miles from home to help murder and burn another poor nation simply to continue the domination of white slave masters of the darker people the world over. This is the day when such evils must come to an end. I have been warned that to take such a stand would cost me millions of dollars. But I have said it once and I will say it again. The real enemy of my people is here. I will not disgrace my religion, my people or myself by becoming a tool to enslave those who are fighting for their own justice, freedom and equality. If I thought the war was going to bring freedom and equality to 22 million of my people they wouldn’t have to draft me, I’d join tomorrow. I have nothing to lose by standing up for my beliefs. So I’ll go to jail, so what? We’ve been in jail for 400 years."
  
http://youtu.be/HeFMyrWlZ68
http://youtu.be/dLam_GiQ2Ww
did-you-kno: Ninjas don’t wear black. They used to disguise themselves as civilians. Unlike ninjas in movies, the real guys were smart enough to know that wearing a black outfit with a face mask wasn’t the best strategy for blending in. Source - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
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Ninjas don’t wear black. They used to disguise themselves as civilians. Unlike ninjas in movies, the real guys were smart enough to know that wearing a black outfit with a face mask wasn’t the best strategy for blending in. Source
america-wakiewakie: Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf | NY Times Almost a decade ago, scientists from Canada and the United States reported that they had created a vaccine that was 100 percent effective in protecting monkeys against the Ebola virus. The results were published in a respected journal, and health officials called them... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
america-wakiewakie:
  
Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf | NY Times 
 
Almost a decade ago, scientists from Canada and the United States reported that they had created a vaccine that was 100 percent effective in protecting monkeys against the Ebola virus. The results were published in a respected journal, and health officials called them exciting. The researchers said tests in people might start within two years, and a product could potentially be ready for licensing by 2010 or 2011.
 
It never happened. The vaccine sat on a shelf. Only now is it undergoing the most basic safety tests in humans — with nearly 5,000 people dead from Ebola and an epidemic raging out of control in West Africa.
 
Its development stalled in part because Ebola is rare, and until now, outbreaks had infected only a few hundred people at a time. But experts also acknowledge that the absence of follow-up on such a promising candidate reflects a broader failure to produce medicines and vaccines for diseases that afflict poor countries. Most drug companies have resisted spending the enormous sums needed to develop products useful mostly to countries with little ability to pay.
 
Now, as the growing epidemic devastates West Africa and is seen as a potential threat to other regions as well, governments and aid groups have begun to open their wallets. A flurry of research to test drugs and vaccines is underway, with studies starting for several candidates, including the vaccine produced nearly a decade ago.
 
A federal official said in an interview on Thursday that two large studies involving thousands of patients were planned to begin soon in West Africa, and were expected to be described in detail on Friday by the World Health Organization.
 
With no vaccines or proven drugs available, the stepped-up efforts are a desperate measure to stop a disease that has defied traditional means of containing it.
 
“There’s never been a big market for Ebola vaccines,” said Thomas W. Geisbert, an Ebola expert here at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and one of the developers of the vaccine that worked so well in monkeys. “So big pharma, who are they going to sell it to?” Dr. Geisbert added: “It takes a crisis sometimes to get people talking. ‘O.K. We’ve got to do something here.’ ”
 
Dr. James E. Crowe Jr., the director of a vaccine research center at Vanderbilt University, said that academic researchers who developed a prototype drug or vaccine that worked in animals often encountered a “biotech valley of death” in which no drug company would help them cross the finish line.
 
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Editor’s Note: This ought to be a lesson in understanding how poorly suited capitalism is at facilitating the actual needs of people across the globe. 
unamusedsloth: Exercise caution, especially with things labeled “fresh” pizza - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
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Exercise caution, especially with things labeled “fresh” pizza
land-of-propaganda: LAPD Officer Accused in Brutal Attack on Restrained Man A Los Angeles police officer is under fire amid allegations that he kicked and beat a man who was being held down by other officers, sources close to the investigation told the Los Angeles Times. Four officers involved in the arrest and a sergeant who arrived on the scene... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
land-of-propaganda:
  
LAPD Officer Accused in Brutal Attack on Restrained Man
  
A Los Angeles police officer is under fire amid allegations that he kicked and beat a man who was being held down by other officers, sources close to the investigation told the Los Angeles Times.
 
 
Four officers involved in the arrest and a sergeant who arrived on the scene have been relieved of duty with pay during an investigation into the Oct. 16 encounter.
 
He was apprehended after a short pursuit. “Footage from the security camera on a nearby building captured Alford voluntarily laying down on the street and putting his hands behind his back, according to several people who viewed the recording,” the Times writes.
 
Several police officials who saw the video told the paper that the officer delivered a powerful kick to the man’s head. One said the officer resembled “a football player kicking a field goal,” the report says, while another simply called it “horrific.” Alford, the police officials said, had surrendered and was not resisting the officers, the Times report says.
 
  
 
(Read more here)
 
(10/25)
I’m watching Svengoolie “ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN” Check-in to Svengoolie on tvtag - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
I’m watching Svengoolie 
 
“ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN”
 
  Check-in to  Svengoolie on tvtag
socimages: Nope! Brain studies find that concern for justice and equality is linked to logic, not emotion. By Lisa Wade, PhD A new study finds that people with high “justice sensitivity” are using logic, not emotions. Subjects were put in a fMRI machine, one that measures ongoing brain activity and shown videos of people acting kindly or cruelly... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
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Nope!
 
Brain studies find that concern for justice and equality is linked to logic, not emotion.
 
By Lisa Wade, PhD
 
A new study finds that people with high “justice sensitivity” are using logic, not emotions.  Subjects were put in a fMRI machine, one that measures ongoing brain activity and shown videos of people acting kindly or cruelly toward a homeless person.
 
Some respondents reacted more strongly than others — hence the high versus low justice sensitivity — and an analysis of the high sensitivity individuals’ brain activity showed that they were processing the images in the parts of the brain where logic and rationality live.   “Individuals who are sensitive to justice and fairness do not seem to be emotionally driven,” explained one of the scientists, “Rather, they are cognitively driven.”
 
Activists aren’t angry, they reasonably object to unjust circumstances that they understand all too well.
 
Image borrowed from Jamie Keiles at Teenagerie, who is a high sensitivity individual.
 
Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions, with Myra Marx Ferree. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
land-of-propaganda: #Ferguson #Shawshooting University of Pennsylvania students with a powerful message. (10/25) - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
land-of-propaganda:
  
#Ferguson #Shawshooting
  
University of Pennsylvania students with a powerful message.
  
(10/25)
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN #Svengoolie #tvtag http://tvt.ag/TW3xQT
I'm watching Svengoolie and earning great rewards from #ViggleTV
Q: One of the criticisms of Breaking Bad that keeps coming up is over the female characters. Skyler White is seen by some as this henpecking woman who stands in the way of all of Walt’s fun. Vince Gilligan: Man, I don’t see it that way at all. We’ve been at events and had all our actors up onstage, and people ask Anna Gunn, “Why is your character... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
Q: One of the criticisms of Breaking Bad that keeps coming up is over the female characters. Skyler White is seen by some as this henpecking woman who stands in the way of all of Walt’s fun.
 
Vince Gilligan: Man, I don’t see it that way at all. We’ve been at events and had all our actors up onstage, and people ask Anna Gunn, “Why is your character such a bitch?” And with the risk of painting with too broad a brush, I think the people who have these issues with the wives being too bitchy on Breaking Bad are misogynists, plain and simple. I like Skyler a little less now that she’s succumbed to Walt’s machinations, but in the early days she was the voice of morality on the show. She was the one telling him, “You can’t cook crystal meth.” She’s got a tough job being married to this asshole. And this, by the way, is why I should avoid the Internet at all costs. People are griping about Skyler White being too much of a killjoy to her meth-cooking, murdering husband? She’s telling him not to be a murderer and a guy who cooks drugs for kids. How could you have a problem with that?
land-of-propaganda: #Ferguson  Police continue to harass trained observers. (10/24) - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
land-of-propaganda:
  
#Ferguson 
  
Police continue to harass trained observers.
  
(10/24)
mothernaturenetwork: Recipe: Cheddar Broccoli Stuffed Potatoes Turn broccoli haters into believers with this vegetarian comfort food. - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
mothernaturenetwork:
  
Recipe: Cheddar Broccoli Stuffed Potatoes
Turn broccoli haters into believers with this vegetarian comfort food.
land-of-propaganda: #Ferguson #ShawShooting Cops dress down for an armed white protest, but get on full riot gear for unarmed black protesters. But it’s not a race issue right? (10/25) - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
land-of-propaganda:
  
#Ferguson #ShawShooting
  
Cops dress down for an armed white protest, but get on full riot gear for unarmed black protesters. But it’s not a race issue right?
  
(10/25)
For the political right has always been uncomfortable with democracy. No matter how well conservatives do in elections, no matter how thoroughly free-market ideology dominates discourse, there is always an undercurrent of fear that the great unwashed will vote in left-wingers who will tax the rich, hand out largess to the poor, and destroy the... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
I’m watching Doctor Who “IN THE FOREST OF THE NIGHT” 534 others are also watching. Doctor Who on tvtag - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
I’m watching Doctor Who 
 
“IN THE FOREST OF THE NIGHT”
 
  534 others are also watching.  Doctor Who on tvtag
gokuma: the-kellephant: thefingerfuckingfemalefury: ayellowbirds: thefingerfuckingfemalefury: gowithgodsatan: Secret Origins #6: Wonder Woman In which Wonder Woman is wondering why she ever left her island right now if this is the kind of shit she’ll have to deal with… "I didn’t mean to offend" "That doesn’t mean you didn’t.” Now that is good... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
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ayellowbirds:
  
thefingerfuckingfemalefury:
  
gowithgodsatan:
   Secret Origins #6: Wonder Woman  
In which Wonder Woman is wondering why she ever left her island right now if this is the kind of shit she’ll have to deal with…
  
"I didn’t mean to offend"
"That doesn’t mean you didn’t.”
 
Now that is good writing.
  
Indeed
 
If something is offensive then it’s offensive
 
It doesn’t matter whether or not the person MEANT it that way, it doesn’t magically become not offensive if it was deliberately intended to be
  
This is a terrific dialogue.
  
OH GOD THIS
How A South Dakota County Is Suppressing The Native American Vote - http://thinkprogress.org/electio...
odinsblog: you could have the slowest internet connection in america but click on a pop up by mistake and just watch how smooth that connection becomes to play an hour long ad with flawless audio and video - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
These kids are killing me in this episode. The way they relegate the Doctor to silence is priceless. #DoctorWho
I'm #Viggling Doctor Who. TV loves you back with #ViggleTV. Watch TV. Earn Points. Get Rewards.
Drinking an Oktoberfest by @saintarnold @ Between The Darkness And The Light — http://untpd.it/s/c124884537
Drinking an Oktoberfest by @saintarnold @ Between The Darkness And The Light — http://untpd.it/s/c124884537
Mmm, beer. - Vampire Hunter DYSP
Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
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The worker always has the right to leave his employer, but has he the means to do so? And if he does quit him, is it in order to lead a free existence, in which he will have no master but himself? No, he does it in order to sell himself to another employer. He is driven to it by the same hunger which forced him to sell himself to the first... - http://silas216.tumblr.com/post...
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