inaugural ceremony

The year is 2021 and America’s new President is not a Democrat or a Republican, but rather a member of the newly formed Self-Immolation Party known only by the name “Terminus King”. 

Clad head to toe in vanta-black robes, his platform is simply to nuke every major city on Earth, thus “putting an end to this unknowable future looming over our nation’s head like a yonic abyss and finally murdering both God and Mother Nature.” After winning a razor-thin majority of the electoral college in the 2020 election, his inauguration ceremony consists of an orgy of depravity and violence to the musical accompaniment of lamentatious wails and maniacal laughter as his supporters, the self-declared “Slaves of Merciless Death”, make their blood-soaked way through the countryside.

As the nation burns around him, Bill Maher appears on television to claim that the real problem is that the Democrats focused too heavily in transgender issues in their campaign.

I don't understand, Trump supporters are telling us all that we're overreacting

But he’s literally put a gag order on fucking NASA. He’s suspended RESEARCH. ON OUR FUCKING ENVIRONMENT.

Even if you don’t believe in climate change, do you really want to shut down an organization researching environmental problems???

And he’s arresting journalists for doing their fucking job.

Silencing people who dared claim his inauguration ceremony was smaller in attendance than Obama’s.

Is he editing all photos to make them look like his was larger?

Has he begun that yet?

You told us we were overreacting when he was in the primaries.

You told us we were overreacting when he was running against Hillary.

And you tell us we’re overreacting now, as he begins to purge any opinion, scientific or not, that goes against his own fucking beliefs.

I don’t care if he doesn’t believe in it, he has no fucking right to quash scientific study that “defies” his own beliefs.

His job as a politician is to trust the system HE’S IN CHARGE OF and not discredit and attack them, a la the CIA.

Science organizations actually felt the need to go fucking underground.

Alternative facts are being spread.

People are telling us that lies are “the truth” if told by the right person.

This is happening.

If you still think we’re overreacting at this point, I get the feeling that you won’t fight, won’t care about your rights, even if Donald trump personally comes to your house to install your first telescreen, so forgive me if I take your whining with a grain of salt.

So go ahead and pretend Trump is just going to improve this country by removing immigrants and any failsafes we have against tyranny.

You won’t be remembered by history.

And we won’t have a history, soon, if trump continues to blatantly erase any history he disagrees with.

Cha Eunwoo for Ceci (2017 March issue)

How do you feel becoming Ceci’s cover model?
I feel extremely good. I really enjoyed myself whenever I filmed for Ceci. That’s why today I thought to myself that I should work hard and hoped for the shoot to come out pretty but becoming the cover model on top of that, I’m happy. 

Going through your many schedules, do you still harbor a greed for (obtaining) licenses? Have you perhaps given it a shot?
I challenged myself to get a driver’s license and am left with the final course. I passed the written and skills tests and even sat in for the practical test lessons. Driving isn’t hard and I enjoy myself whenever I drive.

There’s always a smile plastered across your face whenever you talk. Have you been like that since you were young?
I didn’t realise it myself but the members said that how I smile resembles my dad. But my eyes always disappear when I smile (laughs). So because they can’t see my eyes when I smile, I’ve had a lot tell me that I should open my eyes a little. That’s why I kind of want to fix it.

It’ll be a year since ASTRO have debuted once it’s 23rd February. You must be feeling incredible?
There are honestly so many thoughts that come to me. I’ve had many new experiences and when I look back, there are also regrets that remain. There are also a lot of events that I feel proud about and am thankful for. We’re a year into our debut and picked things up while experiencing just this much so I realised again how amazing are the careers of our seniors who started way before us. A long extent of time is definitely not easy and I felt how they really are of a whole other level.

Having experienced a year (yourself), you would naturally develop a sense of respect for the people who have accumulated their own time before you.
Yup, that’s why I’m determined for us to really become a team who our juniors would want to take after when they see us hitting our own 5, 10 year mark. 

Having debuted and going through promotions, is there anything that you’ve come to learn about yourself?
My stamina and ability to adapt is good. Even in a situation where I feel really tired and burnt out, my stamina that’s been stored away somewhere shows itself. Especially when there are things I need to accomplish the next day, I’ll always think it over before going to sleep. Then preparations for what I have to do the next day speeds up for me. There’s the bit about not being able to sleep because of the nerves but I’m doing image training. Though when I’m tired and become sensitive, everything shows on the outside. Even if I don’t say anything, I make it obvious like a young kid would. When I think about it later on, I feel sorry and see it as my ownself being immature. My dad has always told me to be good at mind control but I think I’ll have to pay more heed in the future. 

After reading your interview about being deeply immersed in your emotions when you film for a pictorial, I got a grasp of how rich you are in emotions.
My younger sibling’s a ‘cold city guy’ kind of style. When I was young, my family would gather amongst ourselves whenever it’s the weekend and we’d all watch a movie together before sleeping. Even though we’ll bet on who’s able to stay up right till the end, my dad would always fall asleep first. My younger sibling would go to sleep if he found the movie boring and only I would watch till the very end. He wouldn’t cry even if we watched a sad movie, only I would show my tears so I did get teased for that. My father would always look at me and say that I was rich in emotions.

Your personality’s warmer than your younger sibling’s.
But seems like my brother’s felt a lot of things as he lived alone in China. I went to the airport to welcome him when he came back to Korea at the beginning of the year and he was crying as he hugged me. Previously on a radio program, there was a corner where we greeted our family members and JinJin hyung cried as he talked about his mum. I thought I’d end up crying too so I talked about my brother and he said that he’s watched the video dozens of times. 

ASTRO’s special album is slated to be released soon and I’m anticipating your fanclub inauguration ceremony too.
I’ve always asked my company when would our official color be settled, when would they be putting out more goods and I think we’re seeing things move along one step at a time now. When Sechskies and Shinhwa seniors made their comeback, it looked really nice how their balloons in the official colors were being waved about. (As he takes out his fanclub’s official card from his wallet) I can show people now too. I’m happy since we can strengthen the bond with our fans.

That’s true. Because it’s not everyone who can pull off holding an offcial fanclub inauguration ceremony.
If up till now ASTRO has shown a bright and zesty image then in our new album, we’ve embraced a slight transformation. Like how a boy matures. We were also fascinated as we filmed for the music video since it was a different concept. So I’m anticipating how the fans would receive it. The album also includes a fan song in which we personally wrote the lyrics for. We’re preparing a choreography for it too. Our album and the fanclub inauguration ceremony, I’m looking forward to it all.

Lastly, are there any words you’d like to leave in Ceci magazine? Anything is fine.
MJ, JinJin, Cha Eunwoo, Moonbin, Rocky, Yoon Sanha, I love you, ASTRO! Let’s win a no.1 on music broadcasts in 2017. Chairing!!

Scans by: WinterDaisY1204

Translations by @99pmh​
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‘We Return Here to Remember the Fallen’

On Sunday a ceremony inaugurating the new “Heichal Hazikaron” (Hall of Remembrance) was held on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl.

The dedication comes just a few hours before Israel marks the Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism.At the ceremony, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said “we remember who we are, and what the purpose of our actions is, no less than we remember those who have fallen.”

“Today we are inaugurating the Hall of Remembrance, which gives a memorial to our fallen soldiers,” Netanyahu said. “This is a significant event for all of us.”“This year marks 50 years since the Six Day War. I know many parents of fallen soldiers are asking themselves, ‘Who will remember our son after we die?’ With this new hall, we promise that the memory of our fallen sons and daughters will remain etched in our nation’s heart for generations to come.

anonymous asked:

Any good feral!derek recs?

Sterek recs + Feral!Derek, Wolf!Derek, Wolfed out! Derek

Derek is feral

  • Lock All The Doors Behind You by entanglednow (M, 26k) He has no idea what you’re supposed to say when you find one of your…werewolf acquaintances, completely out of their mind, growling like they’re about to see what your insides taste like. There’s no handbook for this. Stiles is thinking that if he survives he might write one.
  • Stand Fast in Your Enchantments by DevilDoll  (E, 77k) ”Stiles knew damn well what a pissed-off wolf sounded like, and every hair on the back of his neck was telling him that somewhere in this room was a very pissed-off werewolf.” An AU in which Derek is feral, Stiles is magical, and they eat a lot of fast food.
  • Must Be Bunnies by Jerakeen (T, 780words) “You will see the real animal within!” the hunter had crowed, and Stiles had pictured a bloodbath. Not… this.
  • untitled by anonymous (Not Rated, 2k) Stiles had been dragged into the castle to bear witness to probably the best kept secret in the country. “Shit,” he breathes, “That’s Prince Derek.”
  • House of Straw by Coragyps (T, 4k) Stiles has been rescued, safe and sound. But Derek is having trouble letting go of the wolf. And the wolf is having trouble letting go of Stiles …
  • A Wild of Nothing by BewareTheIdes15 (E, 4k) Sharp, warm points drag against his throat, and Derek probably doesn’t even need to hear the staccato of Stiles’ heart, although he’s sure he can. Can probably feel Stiles’ jugular doing a tap dance against his tongue. If he wasn’t about to die horribly, Stiles might laugh. All the hours he’s spent imagining Derek’s mouth on him and he’s finally got it.

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anonymous asked:

What Im mostly wondering is...what would he wear as chancellor?

Okay, I really like this question, because you made me about it and I find it funny.

“No. Absolutely not.” Obi-Wan refuses to even look at the dreadful robes the aides are holding out to him.

Gaudy monstrosities and horribly unsuitable for a Jedi to wear.

“But Chancellor, please. It’s traditional for the Chancellor to wear robes like these. They should be in your size—”

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Watch and learn Melania, this is how you channel Jackie Kennedy. I am sure you noticed people are talking about the fashion at the inaugural ceremony of Donald Trump and saying Melania Trump channeled Jackie Kennedy, so I decided to make this post just for fun (or not). British designer Julien Macdonald praised the style of Sheikha Mozah and told the Guardian in 2010 “not since Jackie O has any first lady had such global resonance in terms of fashion”. Here are the proofs, Sheikha Mozah does not try to mimic Jackie or copy her style, they just share a common taste and style which is timeless and effortless. I did a lot of research and felt like these looks are dead on , so enjoy! All of Sheikha’s four looks were from Valentino.

   /   HEADCANON 001. 

as much as someone wouldn’t really consider the amicitia family to be ‘royalty’, they are, to an extent. by the king’s side  (  and the prince’s  )  meant their presence and invites to very formal occasions  ——  balls, ceremonies, inaugurations, etc. with that in mind, it would mean that formal tendencies had to be learned. gladio’s stance and mannerisms were very proper as a teenager, they had to be, when you were in the presence of the king. there was no slouching, no elbows on the table, a straight back, bowing, and eyes forward when necessary. aside from the regular etiquette someone in his shoes would be taught  ——  there was the dancing. typical ballroom dances, to be exact, gladio excelling in the waltz over others. despite his stature and bulky frame, he’s actually quite light on his feet and probably far less clumsy that one would assume looking at him.

General James Longstreet was a famous American Civil War general for the Confederate side, which fought in defense of the right to own slaves, which they believed was guaranteed to them because states’ rights were greater than federal rights. After the war, he retired to New Orleans. But that’s not the interesting part. General Longstreet became a Republican, the party of emancipation and Abraham Lincoln. He endorsed Grant, the hated Union chief general, and attended Grant’s inauguration ceremonies. Longstreet was appointed major general in command of Louisiana’s militia and state police forces by a Republican governor, and (in)famously led Metropolitan Police, city policemen, and African-American militia troops against a mob of white supremacists which was two times the size of Longstreet’s men. This from the man who was the prinicipal subordinate under Robert E. Lee, who was nicknamed “The Old War Horse” by the head of the Confederate troops!

FICS FOR STEREK’S POSSESSIVE!DEREK FIC REC

Anonymous asked for a rec of possessive!Derek fics so here you go!

As usual can you please make sure to check the tags and warnings before you read! 

Cat Farming in the Cascades (1/1 | 3,043 | Rated E)

Derek has no idea why, but Stiles has this really horrible, absolutely unconscious habit of fondling himself. All the time. In public, in private, it doesn’t matter.

Really, this is probably at least partially Derek’s fault. Because he didn’t somehow stop Stiles’ behavior back when he’d had the chance, and the kid apparently never learned not to touch himself in public. So now he’s doing it enough that random people are taking videos of him fondling his junk in his university classes. Oh god.

Take a Glorious Bite Out of the Whole World (1/1 | 5,472 | Rated E)

Stiles gets a tattoo when he turns eighteen. Derek notices. Quietly.

~

The tattoo is vein-like and strange, but it’s so very…right. It’s not necessarily a picture, but free-flowing lines that wind around his arm and dip and dance around his scars. It makes him feel free, makes him feel powerful.

He goes in for his second tattoo when he’s about to leave for school in Southern California.

It’s not so much of a second one as a continuation. He decides that, though the pattern isn’t of branches it acts like them, so he branches it down over his shoulder and down to the center of his back, kind of like draping a toga. At the center of his back the lines concentrate and sort of circle. He adds a splash of jade-shaded almond shapes and feels stronger somewhere deep inside.

He Gets Me High (1/1 | 11,562 | Rated E)

Stiles and Derek act like a couple. But they’re not. Seriously! Derek has a boyfriend and Stiles has a girlfriend. They’re just friends, overly-attached and possessive friends, but that’s it. Right? 

Mirror, Mirror (2 works | 5,103 | Rated E)

Kink meme fill: Established relationship. After someone flirts with Stiles, Derek needs to show him who he belongs to by fucking him in a room full of mirrors so he can see himself stretched open. Bonus points if Derek forces Stiles to watch as his hole is stretched to accommodate Derek’s knot.

no aphrodisiac like loneliness (2 works | 19,705 | Rated E)

Stiles is 27 now, with a master’s degree and a career and a house and a serious boyfriend and a life in San Francisco that doesn’t include Derek. But then Stiles unexpectedly shows back up in Beacon Hills, and Derek would recognize that scent anywhere.

famous last words (6/6 | 16,957 | Rated E)

(No, he doesn’t belong in porn anonymous—it’s not an addiction. It isn’t, he swears.)

I Totally Planned on the Walk of Shame (1/1 | 14,960 | Rated E)

Stiles wiggled a bit to adjust the fit of his skinny jeans and winced slightly. There was a fine line between paint and pants and he was pretty sure that line had frowned at him in disapproval two sizes back. He popped a few breath mints and resisted the urge to run nervous hands through his hair lest he ruin all of Lydia’s hard work. Stiles took a deep breath, sent up a prayer, and stepped into line at Howl, the most underground of underground nightclubs that Beacon Hills had to offer.

Not that Beacon Hills had any other underground nightclubs but still, Stiles was there, ready to unleash his inner beast and walk on the wild side.

Jazz hands.

sleep on the floor, dream about me (1/1 | 4,887 | Rated E)

When she woke up in her room, everything smelled like puke and blood and Derek was leaning over her, palm pressed against her forehead.

“Well,” he said. “That was dramatic.”

“Yeah,” Stiles coughed and wished to stop breathing if only so she didn’t have to taste the inside of her mouth any longer. “Sorry about that.”

“Later on, when you’re able to really appreciate it, I will kill you for this.”

(K)Not Exactly According to Plan ( 2 works | 3,812 | Rated E)

Finding his mate is nothing like Derek expected.

He expected relief, a bone deep feeling of peace and contentment, whole hearted acceptance and soul freeing joy. Actually, given the last few years of Derek’s life saying he expected anything good is a bit of an overstatement. Derek had hoped though. He’d hoped that when he felt that connection, was overcome by that urge to touch and mark and claim, and finally found his mate it would be a new beginning, a sign of better things to come.

Instead he found Stiles –hahaha hell no you can’t know my first name-Stilinski and he’s the complete and total opposite of what Derek thought he wanted in a mate.

Control (1/1 | 3,953 | Not Rated)

Stiles, fed up with Derek’s I-Ruin-Fun attitude, skips out on the pack meeting. Meanwhile Derek, tired of pushing Stiles away, decides to let his wolf take control in order to secure his mate by his side. One-shot.

Discordant Chaos (1/1 | 3,148 | Rated E)

“Jesus, we really are some kind of fucked up, aren’t we, just completely toxic to each other.”

(Or the one where Derek and Stiles are assholes and Stiles gets Scott caught up in the middle of their shit. But it’s all good, because Scott’s an asshole, too.)

“We’re going clubbing!” (1/1 | 2,526 | PG-13)

“I’m sorry we’re doing what?!” Stiles was incredulous. They couldn’t be serious. Really they couldn’t be. Lydia and Erica were staring at him in amusement. They must be joking.

“Yes Stiles,” They replied in ominous harmony. “We’re going clubbing.”

“I’m looking at you and hearing clubbing but my head is saying no they can’t mean that. They can’t mean let’s take a group of adolescent werewolves, who can barely contain themselves on a good day! to a club, with people. Real people. But it’s okay. Because I know Derek would never agree to this.”

“Actually,” Lydia looked evil, with the current smirk she was sporting, “Actually he already did.”

The Hale Beast (1 works | 17,707 | Rated M)

Stiles would rather be at home playing X-Box than attending the ceremony inaugurating the Wolf nation’s sovereignty over the Argent kingdom, but he’s the Sheriff’s son so those are the breaks. What he doesn’t expect is the feral werewolf Prince Derek AKA The Beast to take an interest in him.

He was alone with the Beast. His heart started pounding its way up into his throat. A burst of static came from his cell phone.
“Scott! Oh my god! He’s here! The Hale Beast is here with me and I’m alone and no one is here to witness when he kills me…to death!”

Obsession (1/1 | 2,399 | Rated M)

Derek gets hit by a witch’s curse and is confined to his loft as his uncle searches for a cure and Isaac stands guard. But as the curse grows worse and Derek’s obsession with a certain pale skinned person becomes increasingly intense, how long can the team keep Derek and Stiles apart, especially when Stiles decides to take matters into his own hands? 

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