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misha-mosha-masha:

THIS SHOW IS COMEDY GOLD AND IF YOU DON’T THINK SO YOU NEED TO REEVALUATE YOUR LIFE

3 hours ago on July 24th, 2014 | J | 409,654 notes

marblesonglass:

scooterpiebanana:

shonilane:

valeriane:

the-real-seebs:

wolvensnothere:

ishipitlikeups:

ishipitlikeups:

Don’t cry don’t cry DON’T CRY DON’T CRY DON’T—

Goddammit.

Yeah no but seriously. Read it.

Holy fuck that twist.

That is some fine writing.

Oh… OH wow.

Well, damn…

That was exceptional. 

always reblog

4 hours ago on July 24th, 2014 | J | 31,666 notes

omnicat:

So, to recap, antagonist comes to Earth through a portal and kidnaps one of only two people on the planet to understand portals even a little. Given that information, what would you do if you were concerned with the fate of Earth.

You’d say, “Get me Jane Foster,” is what you’d do. As the only non-brainwashed portal scientist in existence, as one of the few non-brainwashed people to have first hand experience with portals, as someone who is at this very moment studying portals she is the person you want.

She’s got to be at the top of your list. There’s no other place for her to be.

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Okay, I’m just gonna -

There is a giant fracking plot hole in the Avengers, a largely good movie which I recommend.  I mentioned it in passing before, but at the time I was talking about something else.

The movie, for those who don’t know, is about assembling a team of superheroes to combat an unprecedented menace.  To spoil the first few minutes (and only that much) what happens is this:

A glowing cube called the tesseract which holds within it the potential for unlimited power is used by Loki to open a portal to Earth through which he passes.  One of the first things Loki does is mind control one of only a handful of people on Earth to have experience with portals, and one of only two people experienced with portals who can actually understand them.  This person and some other people he mind controlled become his servants and the race is on.

So, to recap, antagonist comes to Earth through a portal and kidnaps one of only two people on the planet to understand portals even a little.  Given that information, what would you do if you were concerned with the fate of Earth.

You’d say, “Get me Jane Foster,” is what you’d do.  As the only non-brainwashed portal scientist in existence, as one of the few non-brainwashed people to have first hand experience with portals, as someone who is at this very moment studying portals she is the person you want.

She’s got to be at the top of your list.  There’s no other place for her to be.

The movie is about assembling a team of superheroes so clearly superheroes, which Jane Foster is not, must be recruited.  But that can only reasonably occur after Jane Foster has been recruited, or there has been an attempt to recruit Jane Foster, because at this point in time the only thing the people doing the recruiting know for sure is, “This has something to do with portals,” and if it has something to do with portals your options are Erik Selvig and Jane Foster.  Erik was just brainwashed into joining the other side.  Jane is all you’ve got left and, so far as anyone in or watching the movie knows, Earth’s only hope.

Basically, as soon as you learn the premise of the movie you know, “This looks like a job Jane Foster,” (said in “This looks like a job for Superman,” tones) and have a reasonable expectation that Jane Foster should play a prominent role in the movie because she is basically the only character with a compelling reason to be there.  That’s not quite true when one considers Thor who has oodles of compelling reasons, but until Thor arrives the audience didn’t know he could make it to Earth.  Even so, perhaps an exception should be made.

Jane Foster is the only person on Earth with a compelling reason to appear in the movie the Avengers given its premise.

Steve Rodgers (Captain America) has a loose connection to the events going on.  Bruce Banner (the Incredible Hulk) has an even looser one that didn’t exist until it was introduced by a line mentioned in passing by Erik early in the movie itself.  Everyone else, not so much, none of them have a reason anywhere near as important as Jane does.

The Avengers is the story of portals.  This calls for Jane Foster (and Erik Selvig if he hadn’t been brainwashed.)
The Avengers is the story of Loki.  This calls for Jane Foster, Erik Selvig (if he hadn’t been brainwashed), and Jane Foster’s sidekick (Darcy Lewis.)
The Avengers is the story of the brainwashing of Erik Selvig.  This calls for Jane Foster.

And that, basically, covers it.  The Avengers is not the story of mechanical battle armor (which would call for Tony Stark) it is not the story of something that has a metamorphosis between forms (which would call for Bruce Banner) it is not the story of secret WWII era technology that is very advanced even by today’s standards because it goes outside the bounds of currently understood science resurfacing after being lost and subsequently falling into the wrong hands (which would call for Steve Rodgers) it is not a story of spies and intrigue (which would call for Natasha Romanoff (the Black Widow)) it is not the kind of story where a special agent with a unique weapon can get the job done (which would call for Clint Barton (Hawkeye)) it’s not a story that actually calls for any of these people.

All that the plot of the Avengers calls for is Jane Foster.  Jane Foster, her sidekick, Thor, and any of his sidekicks if you want to be totally inclusive, but Thor and sidekicks weren’t on Earth and if you’re getting Jane’s sidekick you’d be getting her too.

So basically, everything about the movie screams out, “GET JANE FOSTER ON THE CASE!”

Yes, the all-caps was justified.

Once you have the premise, Loki comes to earth through a portal and brainwashes people including Erik Selvig, Jane Foster is the only earthbound individual with a reason to be called in, and that reason is super fucking strong.

So, where is that giant plot hole mentioned in the title?  You know who isn’t in the movie?  Jane Foster.  The only earthbound person in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe we can honestly say has a reason to be in the movie.  The only earthbound person in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe we can honestly say ought to be in the movie.  The only earthbound person in the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe we can honestly say should be on SHEILD’s list of people to recruit.

Where is Jane Foster?  On an island.

In a short, easy to miss, scene it is explained to Thor that as soon as it was discovered the fate of the universe Earth might well depend on getting Jane on the case (when Erik the only person who could possibly take her place was brainwashed into joining the other side) SHIELD, in its wisdom, got her as far away from the case as possible.

For her own safety, of course.  The life of one woman or the future of France? What would you do if you were in my position? The safety of one woman or the fate of the Earth, which would you consider more important?  And while pondering that realize that she was shoved out of the way through deception.  She didn’t get the facts presented to her (Portals are involved, Erik has been brainwashed, Loki did it, the fate of the Earth may well hang in the balance.  We could use your help but it would place you at risk, what’s your decision?) she got lied to to trick her into going to an out of the way island for her own safety.  (Never mind that if there isn’t an Earth there probably isn’t an island either.)

Thor appreciates this because he cares about Jane being safe.  The people of Earth, if they were let in on this, probably wouldn’t appreciate it because while they doubtless care that people stay safe as well, they’d probably be a little peeved that the person who, all available evidence says, was most likely to be able to save the planet was shoved out of the picture while they were left in harm’s way.

In real life the reason for Jane not appearing is that Whedon didn’t want any secondary characters from any of the other movies showing up.  Erik, who was working on the glowy cube, and Loki, who was the antagonist, he was presumably stuck with.  Robert John Downey, Jr. insisted that Pepper Potts be included and managed to convince Whedon, other than that secondary characters do not appear.  Title characters do.  Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Incredible Hulk.  Hawkeye, the Black Widow, Coulson, Fury and such aren’t really attached to any movies, they just sort of are.  Floating out there in the space between single hero movies.

The trouble here is that real life doesn’t change the plot.  The plot is one that calls, first and foremost, for Jane Foster.  Any realistic recruitment starts with her.

This is a believable way for things to go down:

"Get me Jane Foster!"

"On it, Sir!"

Musing to self, “Who else could be helpful?  Steve Rodgers did have some contact with the cube more than 50 years ago, even if it was very limited.  I suppose we could get him.

"Shortly before everything went kaplouee the cube started putting off very low levels of gamma radiation, but our people haven’t been able to make any sense of the data, maybe we need a gamma radiation expert.  So Bruce Banner."

*pause*

"Who else?  There must be more than three people who could be useful here.  Well if Foster and Banner come up with something then there’s a possibility we’ll need to build something.  We could use an inventor who works well under pressure and can make do with limited resources since we might not have time to have all the best stuff shipped in.  So Tony Stark.

"Stark, Banner, and Rodgers in one room is a powder keg.  We should have one of our agents involved so things can’t get too out of hand.  Romanoff has had experience with Stark."

And then you’ve got the team as it’s assembled in the movie, but it only makes sense because we start with the one person most called for and then, with her out of the way, can move on to assembling the B-team who will end up stealing the show for themselves.

This is not a believable way for things to go down:

Fury: A portal between worlds.  Who ever heard of such a thing?

Coulson: Jane Foster.

Fury: With Selvig taken by the other side we don’t have anyone who can approach this from a scientific side of things.

Coulson: Well actually Jane Foster has been working on this exact area, with our full support, since the last time one of these things happened.

Fury: Right, the last time, that was Loki too, wasn’t it?

Coulson: Yes.

Fury: Who do we have who knows about Loki?

Coulson: Jane Foster.

Fury: Maybe science can help us with this.

Coulson: Well Jane Foster is-

Fury: I like stuff that goes boom. That’s what science is for. We should get Tony Stark in on this.

Coulson: Ok, but I really think you should consider a scientist like Jane-

Fury: I like scientists who turn into unstoppable green monsters when they get angry. Get me Bruce Banner.

Coulson: I’ll get agent Romanoff right on it, Sir, but I think you should consider bringing in someone with past experience with-

Fury: Past? Blast from the past. You’re right! Captain America had contact with the cube, he’s got just the past experience we we need.

Coulson: I do so like Captain America.

Fury: You get Stark, I’ll get Rodgers.

Coulson: Do you think he’ll sign my cards?

Which is what appears to have happened in the movie.  Except I forgot to sneak Jane being sent off to an out of the way island in there, and her name should probably be brought up as, “This is the person we really need,” a lot more than I did in the above.

Assembling a team should have the answer to, “Who should we get?” be, “Jane Foster, Jane Foster, Jane Foster, Jane Foster…” until either she’s recruited or it becomes repeated so often that it eventually becomes a part of the background noise of the universe to the point that, “I think therefore I am,” is considered to be at best a second principle with, “Jane Foster should be called in to work on this,” superseding it as an absolutely true and undeniable facet of reality.

Gravity is less self evident than the fact that Jane Foster should have been called.

And yet, she was sent to an island.

And that is the giant plot hole in the Avengers.  The 800 ton Cthulhu in the room that threatens to drive you from this thing called sanity.  They should have called Jane Foster They should have called Jane Foster They should have called Jane foster… Gurl fubhyq unir pnyyrq Wnar Sbfgre — or is that Wnar Sbfgre fuhtine?

I can never quite remember ‘cause I’m not in my right mind
Since I met you
No one corrupts the way you do.
You know it’s true

(Song those ending lyrics come from here.)

- copy the whole thing over, Mojo Jojo speak and all, because goddammit it DESERVES to be repeated ad nauseum. I mean yeah, yeah, there were practical IRL reasons, Jane and Thor weren’t allowed to see each other again until the non-crossover sequel, Natalie Portman was unavailable due to her pregnancy, bla bla bla, but fuck it, that doesn’t make the in-universe inconsistencies any less frustrating. The total lack of communication between Thor and Jane ended up making no fucking sense anyway, which the TDW prequel tie-in comic tried to address only to make it make even less sense, and the grumpy old male sidekick (one of FOUR male and SIX total sidekicks the first Thor film had, I might add) stealing the spotlight from the hot, smart and (sometimes hilariously) passionate female lead doesn’t seem like a particularly smart marketing strategy?? NOT TO MENTION a fictional male scientist being given all the narrative attention and recognition for a fictional female scientists’ achievements is all kinds of BAD DOG that just reinforces unfair practices and bias that harm real female scientists and girls who could have become scientists and given the world god knows what knowledge and wonder but didn’t because the scientific community is such a woman-hating shithole and has been since the dawn of fucking forever, and just. UGH.

They couldn’t have, I dunno, had a video conference scene where Jane A) doesn’t have to show any body parts below the shoulder, B) gives SHIELD all the help, information and pointers she can without examining the Tesseract and/or Loki’s staff in person, which was obviously impossible (that tidbit about low levels of gamma radiation and how “that can be dangerous”? she could’ve pointed that out looking at the data afterwards! she could’ve given SHIELD their non-green and rage-y reason to bring Bruce in in the first place AND given the audience another reason to believe that yes, these movies really are all happening in the same universe!), C) have Jane and SHIELD come to some kind of non-deceptive and mutually benefitial agreement to make her disappear for the forseeable future so Loki can’t get his hands on her as well, but SHIELD can keep providing her with the means to continue looking for some way to help and - in an emergency but not for frivolous reasons like romance, yadda yadda yadda - keep her posted on relevant developments on their end. And last but not least D) not have SHIELD put entirely unneccessary new strain on their professional relationship by lying to Jane’s face for no good reason. Because what was the point of that even, jfc, this is a grown woman you’re dealing with, not some horny teenager without a shred of sense in life-or-death situations… or Tony “Unmanageable Manchild” Stark, for that matter.

I mean I came up with that in five minutes fueled by nothing but righteous nerd rage, imagine what a determined writer/director could’ve done in a whole year and on a bazzillion dollar budget, if only they gave half a damn.

Wow, I haven’t ranted about Jane in ages, I guess that wanted out real bad.

1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 214 notes

the-goddamazon:

katjagotboends:

lovelyandbrown:

radicalrebellion:

christel-thoughts:

thebloominuniverse:

This is the back of james’ head. He hasn’t washed or brushed his hair in months, and all of it was pretty much dreaded. We just picked all of it our except this big one underneath that was too far gone! White peoples’ hair does dread naturally my friends :)

how many times do we have to say this… LOC’D BLACK PEOPLE WASH AND TEND TO THEIR HAIR REGULARLY. THERE IS NOTHING “NATURAL” ABOUT WHAT YOU’RE DOING. IT IS GROSS. IT IS UNKEMPT. IT IS EVERYTHING BLACKS WITH NATURAL HAIR ARE ACCUSED OF BEING WHEN WE ACTUALLY ARE NOT THAT. HOW DO YOU NOT GET THAT ACCUSING US OF BEING DIRTY, BY ASSERTING THIS IS THE SAME THING AS BLACKS WITH LOC’D HAIR, IS SOME WHITE SUPREMACIST FUCKSHIT?

The bold. White people so damn nasty. How th fuck you not wash or comb our hair in months, and then claim it’s the “same” as Black ppl’s loc’d hair? IT’S NOT. 

Locks are a STYLE, which means they are tended to, regularly. Washed, styled and TENDED TO. 

Only a white person would sit up here and declare not having washed or touched their hair in months with a damn smiley face at the end. smh

I just can’t imagine standing behind this person in line at the grocery store. The SMELL. OMG.

disgusting

this is exactly why Black people with real dreadlocks are accused of being dirty

White people don’t even know how locs happen.

And these the same white folks that worship Bob Marley but never listened to “Who Da Cap Fit”. The first line of the song is literally him saying he went to the river to WASH HIS DREADS.

1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 16,356 notes
nedahoyin:

to-them00n-andback:

theblackoaksyndicate:

lakotapeopleslawproject:

Become a member at http://lakota.cc/1kvf8ka. This is just an example of the corruption that South Dakota DSS perpetuates. Learn more about the Mette Case at http://lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair. There are many stories like this, which is why we are assisting the Lakota tribes to create their own foster care system. Free the Mette Children! The South Dakota Dept. of Social Services placed 7 Lakota foster children into foster care with a non-Native, known molester. In what appears to be a common situation, the state of South Dakota placed 7 Lakota children into a foster family with a known molester, Richard Mette, and his enabling wife, Wendy Mette, from 2000 to 2013. The DSS knew of the accusations against Mr. Mette, but still placed Lakota foster children with him. The state ignored MULTIPLE complaints of sexual and physical abuse, and pleas for help from the children. 1. In 2001, the state ignored the foster boys’ complaints of molestation, and simply made the Mette adoptive parents sign a contract pledging to discontinue any illegal behavior. 2. In 2007, one of the girls told the police how she was sexually molested by Mr. Mette. She reported that Mrs. Mette knew about the molestations. Again, the DSS defended the Mette foster parents, and allowed the children to stay in the home. 3. Afterwards, Kelly, the older foster sister who had aged out of the Mette foster family, was getting reports from her younger siblings that the sexual and physical abuse was increasing and intensifying. She reported this to the South Dakota DSS, who ignored it and said they did not believe the children. Yankton Doctor sees bruises and reports abuse. In October 2010, the only boy among the Mette foster siblings at that time went to see a doctor at the Human Services Center in Yankton, S.D. The child, covered with bruises, disclosed abuse occurring in his adoptive home. He also detailed how Richard Mette, the adoptive father, was molesting the girls. The doctor contacted the authorities at once.  Brandon Taliaferro, the Assistant State’s Attorney responsible for criminal child abuse cases in Brown County, immediately began an investigation. The police search the Mette house and find more evidence of sexual abuse, including enough pornography to “pack a store”, including “family incest” porn. The children revealed they had been subjected to physical abuse, sexual molestation and threats of being beaten if they did not comply with the molestation or if they told anyone. In addition, the children explained that they were often given a choice between “b***jobs or beatings”. The children say they were forced to watch incest porn with Mr. Mette. The children were told that the porn, with titles like “Family Heat”, is how families are supposed to act.  The disgusted police charged Mr. Mette with 23 counts of child rape and incest, and Mrs. Mette with 11 counts of physical abuse and enabling. The State prosecutor, however, first attempted to drop all charges, and charged sexual predator Mr. Mette with only one count of “spanking”. When the State was not allowed to do this, they decided to charge Mr. Mette with only one count of rape of a child under 10. The other 22 charges of aggravated child rape and incest were dropped. The State then dropped all charges against Mrs. Mette, who the children said knew about and enabled the abuse. Children are now back with Mrs. Mette, where they can’t sue the State DSS. As the state’s DCI agent explained, South Dakota fears that they will face an expensive lawsuit by the seven Lakota foster children whose complaints of sexual abuse were ignored by the state for 10 years. Since they are now minors in the custody of Wendy Mette, the person who enabled the abuse, they cannot sue the state without her permission and support. What can we do?  Please call Tony West, the Associate Attorney General of the United States, and let him know that the federal Department of Justice needs to Free the Mette Children immediately!  (202) 514-9500 Learn more: www.lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair

SIGNAL. FUCKING. BOOST.

This is fucking ATROCIOUS. What the everloving fuck????

White supremacy..

nedahoyin:

to-them00n-andback:

theblackoaksyndicate:

lakotapeopleslawproject:

Become a member at http://lakota.cc/1kvf8ka. This is just an example of the corruption that South Dakota DSS perpetuates. Learn more about the Mette Case at http://lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair. There are many stories like this, which is why we are assisting the Lakota tribes to create their own foster care system.

Free the Mette Children!

The South Dakota Dept. of Social Services placed 7 Lakota foster
children into foster care with a non-Native, known molester.

In what appears to be a common situation, the state of South Dakota placed 7 Lakota children into a foster family with a known molester, Richard Mette, and his enabling wife, Wendy Mette, from 2000 to 2013. The DSS knew of the accusations against Mr. Mette, but still placed Lakota foster children with him.

The state ignored MULTIPLE complaints of sexual and physical
abuse, and pleas for help from the children.

1. In 2001, the state ignored the foster boys’ complaints of molestation, and simply made the Mette adoptive parents sign a contract pledging to discontinue any illegal behavior.

2. In 2007, one of the girls told the police how she was sexually molested by Mr. Mette. She reported that Mrs. Mette knew about the molestations. Again, the DSS defended the Mette foster parents, and allowed the children to stay in the home.

3. Afterwards, Kelly, the older foster sister who had aged out of the Mette foster family, was getting reports from her younger siblings that the sexual and physical abuse was increasing and intensifying. She reported this to the South Dakota DSS, who ignored it and said they did not believe the children.

Yankton Doctor sees bruises and reports abuse. In October 2010, the only boy among the Mette foster siblings at that time went to see a doctor at the Human Services Center in Yankton, S.D. The child, covered with bruises, disclosed abuse occurring in his adoptive home. He also detailed how Richard Mette, the adoptive father, was molesting the girls. The doctor contacted the authorities at once.

Brandon Taliaferro, the Assistant State’s Attorney responsible for criminal child abuse cases in Brown County, immediately began an investigation.

The police search the Mette house and find more evidence of sexual abuse, including enough pornography to “pack a store”, including “family incest” porn.

The children revealed they had been subjected to physical abuse, sexual molestation and threats of being beaten if they did not comply with the molestation or if they told anyone. In addition, the children explained that they were often given a choice between “b***jobs or beatings”.

The children say they were forced to watch incest porn with Mr. Mette. The children were told that the porn, with titles like “Family Heat”, is how families are supposed to act.

The disgusted police charged Mr. Mette with 23 counts of child rape and incest, and Mrs. Mette with 11 counts of physical abuse and enabling.

The State prosecutor, however, first attempted to drop all charges, and charged sexual predator Mr. Mette with only one count of “spanking”.

When the State was not allowed to do this, they decided to charge Mr. Mette with only one count of rape of a child under 10. The other 22 charges of aggravated child rape and incest were
dropped.

The State then dropped all charges against Mrs. Mette, who the children said knew about and enabled the abuse.

Children are now back with Mrs. Mette, where they can’t sue the State DSS. As the state’s DCI agent explained, South Dakota fears that they will face an expensive lawsuit by the seven Lakota foster children whose complaints of sexual abuse were ignored by the state
for 10 years. Since they are now minors in the custody of Wendy Mette, the person who enabled the abuse, they cannot sue the state without her permission and support.

What can we do?

Please call Tony West, the Associate Attorney General of the United States, and let him know that the federal Department of Justice needs to Free the Mette Children immediately!
(202) 514-9500

Learn more: www.lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair

SIGNAL. FUCKING. BOOST.

This is fucking ATROCIOUS. What the everloving fuck????

White supremacy..

1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 4,957 notes

luciferofficial:

screwthisimrecovering:

WAKE. THE. FUCK. UP.

  • DEPRESSION IS NOT SPECIAL
  • ANXIETY IS NOT CUTE
  • SELF HARM SCARS ARE NOT BEAUTIFUL
  • SUICIDE IS NOT POETIC
  • EATING DISORDERS ARE NOT GLAMOROUS
  • MENTAL ILLNESSES ARE NOT ROMANTIC SO STOP TREATING THEM THAT WAY

bonus:

  • SCHIZOPHRENIA IS TERRIFYING
  • DON’T PRETEND TO HAVE HALLUCINATIONS
  • YOU DON’T FUCKING WANT THEM
1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 273,313 notes
tyrongtyger:

awwww-cute:

Lost a $10 bill last night and couldn’t find I for the life of me. Until little Ava came out of hiding, that is

Khajiit has quick fingers.

tyrongtyger:

awwww-cute:

Lost a $10 bill last night and couldn’t find I for the life of me. Until little Ava came out of hiding, that is

Khajiit has quick fingers.

1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 203,480 notes

monicalewinsky1996:

cindymayweather:

"One fun fact I learned while on the air with Keith Olbermann was that humans on the Internet are scumbags. People say children are cruel, but I was never made fun of as a child or an adult. Suddenly, my disability on the world wide web is fair game. I would look at clips online and see comments like, "Yo, why’s she tweakin?" "Yo, is she retarded?" And my favorite, "Poor Gumby-mouth terrorist. What does she suffer from? We should really pray for her." One commenter even suggested that I add my disability to my credits: screenwriter, comedian, palsy."

Maysoon Zayid on TEDWomen (x)

this is SO IMPORTANT I AM YELLING

1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 65,037 notes

disabledxena:

When disabled people say they don’t want to be treated differently, we mean we don’t want to hear your voice go up 5 million octaves as you talk to us like we’re toddlers, or see your face contort into a big plastic smile when you see us. 

We mean, treat us with the respect and dignity a human being has every right to.

We do not mean, ignore our disability and hold us to abled standards. 

Abled people just don’t get that.

1 day ago on July 23rd, 2014 | J | 15,217 notes

the-goddamazon:

feuerbaech:

koreaunderground:

globalpoetics:

The Violent Xenophobic Racism in Ireland

At 9pm last Tuesday, 44-year-old Chinese doctor, Wu Youzhong, went to investigate the sound of breaking glass outside his home in Coleraine, County Londonderry, in Ireland. When he arrived at his front door, he saw that the window had been smashed. An intruder then attacked him so violently that he had to be admitted to hospital for several days, and required consultation from an eye specialist. Dr Wu’s wife, Luo Ruoyin, said, “I heard he was just screaming in pain and I was scared. He was just holding his head and covering his eyes and blood was just running down everywhere.” The police are treating the attack as racially motivated; the couple, who have a two-year-old daughter, are reported to be intending to move away from the area.

The Chinese community in Ireland has long been a target of racial discrimination. Anna Lo, an Alliance Party politician born in Hong Kong who was elected to the Ireland Assembly in 2007, was the first politician from an ethnic minority at national level in Ireland, as well as the first East Asian to be elected anywhere in Britain. Her campaign was dogged by violent racism – including death threats – to the extent that she had to carry a panic alarm as a precaution. One far-Right website published pornographic images of Chinese women, alongside derogatory references to Anna Lo. “People from ethnic minorities are very frightened,” she said. “I have never seen ethnic minorities so fearful in Ireland.”

Read More: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jakewallissimons/100181659/sectarian-hatred-is-being-overtaken-by-xenophobic-racism-in-northern-ireland/

the crumbling myth of white supremacy. white supremacy is violent. white supremacy is destructive. white supremacy is pervasive. white supremacy kills.

never read the fucking comments

For all the Irish folks always crying about how Irish people were  ~*~*~ALSO OPPRESSED~*~*~

2 days ago on July 21st, 2014 | J | 16,888 notes