Archives for the Date February 10th, 2019

It’s also worth noting that nobody in their 90s will ever master Twitter better than John Dingell

handypolymath:

deadpresidents:

“After a lifetime spent in public service, I never believed that day would come … Our next step is either into the abyss or toward a higher moral ground.” John Dingell on how to salvage trust in America’s government

If you like the taste above, check out his Atlantic article for a lovely tea service.

hasan-minhaj:  “So I’m being held, and every person in this…

hasan-minhaj:

 “So I’m being held, and every person in this body is being held to a higher ethical standard than the President of the United States?”

“That’s right, ‘cause there are some ethics committee rules that apply to you.”

“And it’s already super legal, as we’ve seen, for me to be a pretty bad guy, so it’s even easier for the President of the United States to be one, I would assume.”

“That’s right.”

“Thank you very much.”

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Exposes the Problem of Dark Money in Politics

pissedoffsoka13: “For my sake,” he said firmly, addressing the air in front of him as though it were…

pissedoffsoka13:

“For my sake,” he said firmly, addressing the air in front of him as though it were a tribunal, “I dinna want ye to bear another child. I wouldna risk your loss, Sassenach,” he said, his voice suddenly husky. “Not for a dozen bairns. I’ve daughters and sons, nieces and nephews, grandchildren—weans enough.”

He looked at me directly then, and spoke softly.

“But I’ve no life but you, Claire.”

He swallowed audibly, and went on, eyes fixed on mine.

“I did think, though … if ye do want another child … perhaps I could still give ye one.” 

– Jamie Fraser, The Fiery Cross

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luvie75: mariaae: outlanderamerica: samheughan This was just…

luvie75:

mariaae:

outlanderamerica:

samheughan This was just before I took an “alternate” route down…. Then got trapped in a forest of cacti and eventually arrived on an American Airforce base. I couldn’t leave as I had no ID and shouldn’t be there. Thankfully called an Uber driver who was ex military (Cheers Brent!) and he got me out!!! Hiking is good for you. When you have a military driver….    (And let’s not talk about the sunburn)😎

@ack8595 Yes! That interview is on youtube . A fan question from TW asked “Uf you could send the Frasers anywhere in the world on their honeymoon, where would it be?” And she answered “Ha wa wee”. It’s at the 25:12 mark.

https://youtu.be/7OV4upxYAYs

Hummm you tell them, Mary! 😏

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