i don’t think liberal fuckery should go unchecked, but the weird racist anti-black undertone in some critiques of obama are so nah

I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.

"Life During Wartime" The Talking Heads

Sometimes I wish I hadn’t foolishly deleted my original blog (mostly because of the belated embarrassment of oversharing) because there was this gif I posted in 2012 that I still die inside laughing about