Northeastern Promises

I used to sell cocaine in order to buy weapons for CIA insurgents in South America and the Middle East, as well as fund my own personal wars at home. However, such patriot games are now behind me. These days I’d much rather sit behind a keyboard and read nonsensical posts from 20-somethings about social justice, gender identity or how they will be “forever alone.”
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

—White Sandy Beach

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Israel Kamakawiwo’ole - White Sandy Beach

there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too tough for him,
I say, stay in there, I’m not going
to let anybody see
you.
there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I pour whiskey on him and inhale
cigarette smoke
and the whores and the bartenders
and the grocery clerks
never know that
he’s
in there.

there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too tough for him,
I say,
stay down, do you want to mess
me up?
you want to screw up the
works?
you want to blow my book sales in
Europe?
there’s a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
but I’m too clever, I only let him out
at night sometimes
when everybody’s asleep.
I say, I know that you’re there,
so don’t be
sad.
then I put him back,
but he’s singing a little
in there, I haven’t quite let him
die
and we sleep together like
that
with our
secret pact
and it’s nice enough to
make a man
weep, but I don’t
weep, do
you?

—Charles Bukowski, Bluebird

26 fucking years later and still no one has sat me down to explain how the little boy that drowned came back from the dead as a full grown man.

The Wisdom of Charles Manson? (Compilation)

Anonymous asked: that one quote by christopher columbus that you posted? what is the source? I believe it but I need a source.

I can’t recall where I first learned of it, but it’s featured on several educational resources. The quote was taken from a letter written to Michele da Cuneo, a crew member and childhood friend, of dear ol’ Chris. I know that you can find the letter on fiu.edu, as well as others. Just google Michele da Cuneo and sources will pop up like crazy.

Fairmount Avenue. Jersey City, NJ.

Fairmount Avenue. Jersey City, NJ.

Kinda wish I was either Andrew Zimmerman or Morrisey…those guys get away with everything.

Ossie Davis: My First Run-In With Police - Part 1

Antischism

—Foreign Policy

dahmers-funeral:

Antischism - Foreign Policy

Senseless killing for corporate profit, that’s their foreign policy.

(via crimsonwulf)

I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.

—Morgan Freeman

Immigrants aren’t an imminent threat, but you know who is?

Honestly, I’m more worried about robots taking our jobs than Mexicans and Eastern Europeans. When it happens you can expect that same anti-robot sentiment that Will Smith had in the beginning of I, Robot to be in me.

Did you know that since 1981, robots have killed a total of two people? Don’t believe me? Google that shit! They’ve already proven that they hold a blatant disregard for human life. What’s next? Naturally, they’re going to dismantle our way of life, take our jobs and run around town with your daughter and fill her head with all sorts of crazy ideas.

Senator Booker On Israel

This is not what I expected from you, Mr. Booker.