The British Bulldog

“Winston Churchill was once at the urinals in the House of Commons when the Labour prime minister, Clement Attlee, walked in. Churchill turned his back on him. ‘Feeling stand-offish, today, Winston?’ asked Attlee. ‘No,’ replied Churchill, ‘scared. Every time you see something big you want to nationalize it.'” – The Economist, 12/20/97

just doin’ what comes naturally.

Love takes off the mask that we fear we cannot live with out and know we cannot live within. I use the word love here not merely in the personal sense but as a state of being, or a state of grace–not in the infantile American sense of being made happy but in the tough and universal sense of quest and daring and growth.
– james baldwin the fire next time
(stolen from honeysoul)

cause only love can conquer hate.

On April 4, 1967, as the war in Vietnam was reaching its full fury, Martin Luther King Jr. said, “A time comes when silence is betrayal.” And he said, “Some of us who have already begun to break the silence of the night have found that the calling to speak is often a vocation of agony, but we must speak. We must speak with all the humility that is appropriate to our limited vision, but we must speak.”

you really, really should read this.

black people

Black people shout because they are immortal and sense this. Black people sense this because we have been dying for years, shouting and dying, yet here black people are, the salt of the earth. Here we are.

Black people tend to shout because nothing can stop a new meaning in life with each passing generation.

Black people tend to shout because they dare to have the nerve not to be silent.

If black people didn’t shout, who would?
Why Black People Tend to Shout by Ralph Wiley

aqua teens.

Meatwad make the money see, Meatwad get the honeys G. Drivin in my car, livin like a star, ice on my fingers and my toes and I’m a Taurus. Cause we are the Aqua Teens, make the homeys say ho and the girlies wanna scream.

sho ya right.