For further reference: Disease is defined not only as a disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, especially one that produces specific signs or symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury, but also as a particular quality, habit, or disposition regarded as adversely affecting a person or group of people. And THAT my friends, is why being addicted to drugs IS a disease. Thank you.

Your actions are not what define what a disease is, and many diseases are brought on by your actions, they are still diseases.
You fundamentally misunderstanding what makes a disease, a disease; does not stop those diseases from being a disease.

I just saw a post that said being a crackhead was not a disease, because 'How do you go outside and catch crackhead'
So, let me clear things up for anyone who may be asking themselves this question:
Sexually transmitted diseases are brought on by actions you enact, they are still diseases.
Cancer can be brought on by smoking, also a choice you enact. Cancer is still a disease.

"Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

Emma Lazarus
November 2, 1883

The New Colossus

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.

People are losing the spirit of the Ides of March.
It's not just about stabbing.
It's about coming together to stab in groups.

To all of the journalists out there who continue to write and publish the truth....thank you.
You are not the enemy of the American people.
You are an essential part of democracy, and an instigator of critical thought.
We need you now more than ever.

White guy posts video of him shooting people and social media companies say they don't know how to manage it.

Here's a hint: pretend it was a person of color complaining about white hate speech. Y'all know how to quash that right away.
media.giphy.com/media/2bRl9YbY


Jack of all trades, master of none being used with a negative connotation is a bastardization of the phrase.
The actual phrase is:
Jack of all trades, master of none; better than a master of one.
Knowing a little about a lot of things, is better than knowing a lot about one.

A pizza has a radius z and thickness a. Its volume is pizza (or pi*z*z*a). Happy Pi Day!

Crystals for banishing someone:

Any of them, if you throw them hard enough.

Dance like nobody's watching.
Text and email like it will be read in court someday.

Trump says he is popular with 93% of Republicans, and Republicans make up 24% of the populace in the United States.
So, what he's really saying is that he is only popular with 22% of the country, and I really think he is too stupid to realize that.

If you took all your DNA, straightened it out, and put it end to end, it would stretch to Jupiter and back 10x over.
You are neither small, nor insignificant.
You're just very well folded.

If you don't have a uterus, shut the fuck up, because it has nothing to do with you.
Period.
Thank you for coming to my TED talk.

Adding an Asterisk to my original statement *Trans men are often criticized for their choice to have a baby, if that happens to you, I will defend your right to have your baby until the day I die.

If you try telling someone what they can do with their body, I'm going to tell you that you are an asshole.
If you have a uterus and you want to have an abortion, that is your choice, and I will defend you until the day I die.
If you have a uterus, and you don't want an abortion, that is your choice, and if you were being attacked for that choice, I would also defend you. (You're not, but the point still stands.)

I want to get to a place in my life where I don't HAVE to sort by "Price: Low to High". Because, let's be honest, I'm still going to do that shit.

Breaking News:
Federal Authorities rule that you can not be prescribed medical marijuana if you are on laxatives.
Apparently, you need to either shit, or get off the pot.
:awesome:

Every time you walk into a singles bar, hear your Mom's wise words: "Don't pick that up!! You don't know where it's been!!"

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