- Tony: LET'S BE BFF ALWAYS
- Bruce: But I could kill you all and I wouldn't even be able to control myself-
- Tony: BFF
- Bruce: You're not getting the severity of the situation-
- Tony: BEST
- Bruce: Mr. Stark you have to-
- Tony: FRIENDS
- Bruce: Tony-
- Tony: FOREVER
I had a dream last night that I was at an awards show at which I got to meet Benedict Cumberbatch and my sister kept getting mad at us because she was trying to take a picture of us and we kept giggling.
That’s how I hope it would be if I ever met him - annoying my sister and all.
I will just sit here and pray I won’t need to say it to anyone…
I laughed waaay too hard.
1,100 Total number of reproductive rights-related laws introduced by state lawmakers in 2011.
604 Number of abortion and reproductive rights-related provisions introduced at the state level as of June 1.
8.2% The US unemployment rate.
0 Number of jobs created by wasting time debating hundreds of reproductive rights-restricting laws.
408,425 Number of children who were in the US foster care system at the end of 2010.
96,772 Number of those children with caseworkers who said they were waiting to be adopted.
4,230 Number of adoptable foster children who would not have stadium seats if you tried to put all of them into the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
25 United States’ ranking on Save the Children’s list of best countries for mothers.
0 Number of podium pounding speeches given by “pro-life” Congressional leaders on how embarrassing it is that the US has the fourth highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized nation.
Between $2 and $6 Amount of taxpayer money saved for every $1 spent on birth control.
$11 billion Cost of unplanned pregnancies to the US taxpayer — per year.
$11.2 billion Amount Broadway musicals contribute to New York City’s economy per year.
$3.71 billion Facebook’s net revenues in 2011.
12 zillion (Est.) Number of extremely irritating, almost Broadway musical-level overwrought debates Americans have gotten into about contraception on Facebook.
$270,000 Estimated cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 in the US.
$10,784 Average amount of additional income an American woman would earn annually if she were a man.
$431,360 Amount of money an American woman can expect to be stiffed out of during the duration of her working career.
$16,704 Amount a woman can expect to spend on birth control pills that cost $48 per month, if she takes them for the duration of her fertile years.
99% Percentage of sexually active American women who will use birth control in their lifetimes.
Between $5,000 and $20,000 Average cost of childbirth in the US.
142 Number of advertisers who fled Rush Limbaugh’s radio show after he called activist Sandra Fluke a “slut” and sarcastically suggested she perform in internet porn videos in exchange for taxpayer subsidized birth control.
142 Number of seconds a non-masochist can listen to Rush Limbaugh talk in that voice of his before they want to hire a man with meaty forearms to temporarily disable their sense of hearing.
72 Number of hours the state of South Dakota proposes women wait between receiving an ultrasound and having a legal medical procedure. That’s 3 days.
72 Approximate number of hours that Christians believe elapsed between when Jesus was buried and when he rose from the dead.
0 Number of things Jesus said about abortion or zygotes.
47 Number of Senators who voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act.
0 Number of Republicans who voted in favor of the Paycheck Fairness Act
445 Number of elected legislators currently serving in the House or Senate who are men, out of 538 total.
55% Proportion of immigrants to the US who are female.
3.5 Times more likely a Native American woman is to be victimized by domestic violence than a white woman.
221 Number of House Republicans who voted in favor of a version of the Violence Against Women Act that stripped protections for undocumented immigrant, Native, and LGBT women.
0 Difference in human-ness between an undocumented immigrant, a Native American woman, an LGBT woman and a straight white American woman with a passport.” —
Obviously this article/analysis uses gendered language. However, these numbers and these actions impact everyone, regardless of how you identify. This is not just a war on women. This is a war on the health and well being of every person.
Hey, so, when you break down the War on the 21st Freaking Century How Is This Still An Issue into actual numbers? It gets even more ridiculous.
- things no one says: nice fedora
You’re walking in the woods.
There’s no one around,
And your phone is dead.
Suddenly you hear it
DADADADADADADADA CIRCUS DADADADADADADADA AFRO CIRCUS-AFRO CIRCUS-AFRO POLKA DOT POLKA DOT POLKA DOT AFRO
I would just like to point out that a certain someone nicked a spoon from Speedy’s Cafe and sent it to me for my birthday.
I love you. <3
You have turned me into a criminal!
But it was worth it.
Today I had a lecture about belief/religion and the lecturer asked what we believed in and some guy shouted “Sherlock Holmes” and then some other kid shouted back “Richard Brook was innocent” and they glared at each other across the room and then the lecturer just carried on with a slightly concerned look on her face.