Quietly, U.S. Moves to Block Lawsuits by Military... →
It starts with a 1946 law, the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), and a 1950 Supreme Court case, Feres v. United States. The “Feres Doctrine” stands for the general proposition that the U.S. cannot be sued for money damages under the FTCA for any injuries to or death of military personnel while on active duty. Right now, an on-duty soldier cannot sue his medical doctors for malpractice....
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peterwknox: This is a link you want to have. ATTN: LAURA
Breakups just suck. Big time.
I’m well aware of the “learning process” - you learn about yourself, what you want, blah blah blah, but for now: It fucking sucks.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The...– So accurate. (via steviemcfly)
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But...– Kurt Vonnegut
April 1st needs to get here already.
I need the next season of Game of Thrones to start, NOW! Although I just had a thought…what if HBO is just trolling us all and on April 1st, just says “hahahahah jk it’s actually not coming back until next year.” Somebody would die.
More than 400 arrested at Occupy Oakland →
anticapitalist: Earlier on Sunday, authorities had said that the arrest figure was between 200 and 300. But the Oakland emergency operations center said in a statement that revised that up to more than 400, and said that Oakland Police were expected to announce a more precise number later on Sunday. Wow.
magnolius: Motion Feel by Shinji Inamot A mind-fuck of an animation by Shiniji Inamot.
I went to the guest room and pretended to write. I hit the space bar again and...– Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (via thebookishdark)
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This is a lovely day to sit outside, people watch,...
That's exactly how I'd respond.
boyfriend: babe i have 2 words for u
boyfriend: i love you
girlfriend: that's 3
boyfriend: no because you and i are 1 :)
girlfriend: get out
By the end of my second term, we will have a base on the Moon, and it will be...– NEWT GINGRICH, in remarks to supporters on January 25th, via The Daily Show. I’m all for space exploration, but dude is high. (via inothernews)
I dream myself a thousand times around the world
But I can’t get out of this place.