sexist geek boys gettin frustrated at the fact that Artemisia I has a leading role in 300: Rise of an Empire. Especially hilarious considering Artemisia actually was a powerful Greek commander who fought in the naval Battle of Artemisium and Battle of Salamis, and was a great influence to Xerxes during the Greco-Persian Wars.
I hate fake nerd boys who don’t bother researching the source material before pretending to be a fan.
Ravitch is the queen. If only the government would listen…
We would also address poverty directly. We would increase the minimum wage and make post-secondary education cheap or free, and we’d improve improve unemployment benefits and offer free job-training to the unemployed.
These are not radical, liberal ideas. In fact, in Europe most of them are associated with the more conservative parties, and many of them were associated with the American Republican party in the 80s. But the United States’s political climate is so different from anywhere else in the industrialized world that I fear we will just continue to get farther behind in education (and in % of people living in poverty) until we decide to make some big domestic investments.
people get mad at girls for being strippers… But when you can do THIS, you might as well get paid for it! Shit, it’s not even about taking your clothes off anymore your ass is defying fucking gravity, and that takes talent.