Iraqi Kurdish female guerilla.
But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.
Albert Camus (via eupraxsophy)
This is why he is called Uncle Albert at my house.
Almost—it’s from Latin libra, “pound.”
I’m not sure I understand the difference. Doesn’t the term legitimately apply to both? Libra does hold the scales which is what you would use to measure librae.
“In 2010, such legislation was introduced, and died when it was filibustered by Republicans in the Senate. More generally, media organizations have been lobbying for a federal shield law for decades, and Congress has been resolutely unwilling to pass one…. Politically, Obama is basically daring Republicans to put their money where their mouths are. You want to make the DOJ leak investigation into an issue of executive overreach? Fine. Then rein it in. Pass a law making it clear what DOJ can and can’t do in leak investigations.”
And the fact that they won’t is as funny as when Harry Reid called Mitch McConnel out on a bluff and forced McConnel to filibuster his own proposal.
‘The Misunderstanding’ Sketchbook Exhibit #141
On December 8, 1980, Annie Leibovitz had a photo shoot with John Lennon for Rolling Stone, promising him that he would make the cover. She had initially tried to get a picture with just Lennon alone, which is what Rolling Stone wanted, but Lennon insisted that both he and Yoko Ono be on the cover. Leibovitz had John remove his clothes and curl up next to Yoko. She recalls,“What is interesting is she said she’d take her top off and I said, ‘Leave everything on’ — not really preconceiving the picture at all. Then he curled up next to her and it was very, very strong. You couldn’t help but feel that he was cold and he looked like he was clinging on to her. I think it was amazing to look at the first Polaroid and they were both very excited. John said, ‘You’ve captured our relationship exactly. Promise me it’ll be on the cover.’ I looked him in the eye and we shook on it.”
Leibovitz was the last person to professionally photograph Lennon — he was shot and killed five hours after this photograph was taken.