mine: tsa

Aries: Told You So

I know you like
When I admit that I was wrong and you were right
At least I try
To keep my cool when I’m thrown into a fire
And they go

I hate to say I told you so
But they love to say they told me so
I hate to say I told you so
They love to say they told me

Taurus: Hard Times

All that I want
Is to wake up fine
Tell me that I’m alright
That I ain’t gonna die
All that I want
Is a hole in the ground
You can tell me when it’s alright
For me to come out

Hard times
Gonna make you wonder why you even try
Hard times
Gonna take you down and laugh when you cry
These lives
And I still don’t know how I even survive
Hard times

Gemini: 26

Hold onto hope if you got it
Don’t let it go for nobody
They say that dreaming is free
I wouldn’t care what it cost me

Reality will break your heart
Survival will not be the hardest part
It’s keeping all your hopes alive
All the rest of you has died
So let it break your heart

Cancer: Pool

I’m underwater
With no air in my lungs
My eyes are open
I’m done giving up
You are the wave
I could never tame
If I survive
I’ll dive back in

As if the first blood didn’t thrill enough
I went further out to see what else was left of us
Never found the deep end of our little ocean
Drain the fantasy of you
Headfirst into shallow pools

Leo: Idle Worship

Oh, it’s such a long and awful lonely fall
Down from this pedestal that you keep putting me on
What if I fall on my face?
What if I make a mistake?
If it’s okay a little grace would be appreciated
Remember how we used to like ourselves?
What little light that’s left, we need to keep it sacred
I know that you’re afraid to let all the dark escape ya
But we could let the light illuminate these hopeless places

Just let me let you down

Hey, baby I’m not your superhuman
And if that’s what you want
I hate to let you down
I got your hopes up
Now I got you hoping
But I’m gonna be the one that let you down

Virgo: Forgiveness

Don’t you go and get it twisted
Forgiving is not forgetting
Don’t you go and get it twisted
Forgiving is not forgetting
No, it’s not forgetting
No, I’ll never forget it, no

And you, you want forgiveness
(I can barely hang on to myself)
But I, I can’t give you that
(I can’t give you, I can’t give you that)
And you, you want forgiveness
(I’m afraid that I’ll have nothing left)
But I, I just can’t do it yet
(I can’t do, I just can’t do it yet)

Libra: Fake Happy

And if I go out tonight, dress up my fears
You think I’ll look alright with these mascara tears?
See I’m gonna draw my lipstick wider than my mouth
And if the lights are low they’ll never see me frown

If I smile with my teeth
Bet you believe me
If I smile with my teeth
I think I believe me

Oh please don’t ask me how I’ve been
Don’t make me play pretend
Oh no, oh oh what’s the use?
Oh please, I bet everybody here is fake happy too

Scorpio: Grudges

Time is a bastard I won’t break my neck to get around it
But aren’t we so brave to give up a fight
And let the years go by without us
‘Cause now I feel you by my side
And I don’t even care if it’s been a while
I can feel that we’ve changed and we’re better this way

Stop asking why
Why we had to waste so much time
Well, we just pick up, pick up and start again
'Cause we can’t keep holding on to grudges

Sagittarius: No Friend

Another thorny field to scatter fruitless seed,
Another song that runs too long god knows no one needs
More misguided ghosts, more transparent hands
To drop a nickel in our basket and we’ll do our riot!

Dance beneath another burning sky,
Behind our painted lips
In scores of catatonic smile-covered ankle-bitten ships
So throw your pedestal of stone in the forgetful sea
As protection from the paper-thin perfection
You project on me

Capricorn: Tell Me How

Think I’m tired of getting over it
Just starting something new again
I’m getting sick of the beginnings
And always coming to your defences
I guess it’s good to get it off my chest
I guess I can’t believe I haven’t yet
You know I got my own convictions
And they’re stronger than any addiction
But no one’s winning
[…]
You keep me up with your silence
Take me down with your quiet
Of all the weapons you fight with
Your silence is the most violent

Aquarius: Caught in the Middle

I can’t think of getting old
It only makes me want to die
And I can’t think of who I was
'Cause it just makes me want to cry, cry, cry
Can’t look back, can’t look too far ahead
I got the point, I got the message
[…]
I was dreaming life away
All the while just going blind
Can’t see the forest for the trees
Behind the lids of my own eyes
Nostalgia’s cool, but it won’t help me now
A dream is good, if you don’t wear it out
[…]
No, I don’t need no help
I can sabotage me by myself

Pisces: Rose-Colored Boy

Just let me cry a little bit longer
I ain’t gon’ smile if I don’t want to
Hey, man, we all can’t be like you
I wish we were all rose-colored too
My rose-colored boy

Leave me here a little bit longer
I think I wanna stay in the car
I don’t want anybody seeing me cry now
You say “We gotta look on the bright side”
I say “Well maybe if you wanna go blind”
You say my eyes are getting too dark now
But boy, you ain’t ever seen my mind

The Kominas’ “Freedom” video makes a mockery of the TSA’s racist profiling

  • “So when you say you’re in a group… you mean a jihadist group right?"This inane question opens the Kominas’ ”Freedom“ video, a sardonic dramatization of the invasive and racist screening processes frequently employed at the United States’ border. "I mean a musical group,” bassist and vocalist Basim Usmani answers with a stunned sigh.
  • It’s one of many such questions the band fields over the course of the video, directed by Omar Majeed and premiering here on Mic, spliced into footage of a riotous punk show. This entirely unsubtle form of discrimination is something that the band — frequently hailed as leaders in the Muslim punk Taqwacore movement, a combination of the Arabic word for “God-consciousness” and hardcore, mispronounced as “Tackwhacker” by the agent in the video — has been finding new and creative ways to illuminate for over a decade now. 

The Signs as my Favorite Wisconsin Headlines

ARIES: Wisconsin woman finds metal pole in pastry

TAURUS: Wisconsin woman’s dog coughs up her missing wedding ring

GEMINI: Wisconsin woman’s car vandalized by turkey

CANCER: Wisconsin man banned from all libraries

LEO: Wisconsin man licks vomit for $100

VIRGO: Wisconsin men charged with theft of shrimp, chicken, frog legs

LIBRA: Wisconsin man pleads guilty to having sex with couch

SCORPIO: Wisconsin dentist mistaken for killer of Cecil the Lion

SAGITTARIUS: Wisconsin man fires bowling balls from cannon, neighbor’s horse found dead

CAPRICORN: Wisconsin woman takes husband to police for “talking stupidly”

AQUARIUS: Half naked Wisconsin man found in car, tried to start it with lipstick

PISCES: Wisconsin governor Scott Walker signs a bill legalizing rubber duck races

Fish on a Plane?

I feel like a lot of yall have seen that “Now You Know” post about how the TSA will allow you to take liquids greater than 3 oz if its got a live fish in it?

well I just thought I’d share this with yall :p

“Live fish must be transported in a clear, plastic, spill proof container. In this case, the container may be larger than 3.4 ounces. A Transportation Security Officer will visually inspect your live fish at the checkpoint.
Even if an item is generally permitted, it may be subject to additional screening or not allowed through the checkpoint if it triggers an alarm during the screening process, appears to have been tampered with, or poses other security concerns. The final decision rests with TSA on whether to allow any items on the plane.”

//call ahead just in case tho if you plan to fly with your fish!

The Signs as Sing Street characters

(ha, now you HAVE to go watch it to understand the post)

Conor (Sweet, stubborn, ambitious): Taurus, Libra, Leo

Brendan (Philosophical, artistic, rebellious): Sagittarius, Aquarius

Raphina (Bold, confident, private): Aries, Scorpio

Eamonn (Musically talented, easy going, friendly): Pisces, Virgo, Gemini

Darren (Ambitious, calculating, clever): Capricorn, Cancer