this is really really dumb sorry

anonymous asked:

Hi! I was just wondering if you had any suggestions on how to become more involved politically? I'm a student at a small university and I was a member of the college democrats club, but the club kind of fell apart and no longer exists. I know I need to be politically active beyond voting but I feel overwhelmed and I don't really know where or how to start? Any advice would be really appreciated. I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but you seemed like the best person to ask about it.

It’s not a dumb question at all! I wish I’d saved some of my older posts for you to read because I’ve been asked this before and gave a pretty detailed response. But that was months ago so they’re gone now :/

The way I got involved at first was just by watching the news, honestly. I mean, I don’t really watch it that much now, but I used to every night. Every now and then these days I’ll catch Nicolle Wallace or Rachel Maddow or Lawrence O’Donnell on tv, and I watch clips from Joy Reid’s show online, but that’s about it.

Aside from my Apple News push notifications, I get all of my news from Twitter, honestly. I follow a lot of news outlets, journalists, reporters, politicians, and activists, so I almost always know what’s going on and find articles and such through there. It’s far better than Tumblr because these people are far more educated and actually work in the field they’re talking about, lmao. I’d suggest anyone on here that cares about social justice and politics to get their information from verified and credible users on Twitter instead of from here.

I’d asked a while back if anyone wanted me to make a list of my “must-follows” but can’t remember if anyone ever said yes, lmao.

⬆️⬆️ If anyone is interested in me doing this, let me know. ⬆️⬆️

There are loads of ways to get involved beyond just staying informed. Here are some organizations you can check out to see if they’re something you can get involved in in some way:

  • SwingLeft - an organization with the goal of flipping the House back to Democratic control. Get matched with a swing district in your area and help flip it, whether it’s volunteering for the campaign or just making donations.
  • Flippable - an organization working to flip state legislatures back to Democratic control. State legislatures are important (sometimes more important than the federal government) so it’s vital that we win back as many state legislatures as we can, and hold on to ones we currently control.
  • Indivisible Guide - almost like a one-stop-shop. They have their guide on how we can best replicate the Tea Party’s success re: getting Congress to listen to groups of citizens on the ground, as well as loads of other things like call scripts, events, etc. They even have a calendar to show you what Congress is up to on what days.
  • 5 Calls - gives call scripts tailored for specific issues. Calling your representatives is probably the best way to make your voice heard, and 5 Calls makes it easy. Just plug in your zip code, pick the issue you want to call about, and you’re ready to go!
  • Town Hall Project - tells you when a town hall is happening in your area so you can show up and hold your representatives accountable in person. A lot of Republican lawmakers aren’t holding town halls, so constituents are doing it instead and even some Dem. lawmakers are “adopting a district” and holding town halls when their Republican colleagues won’t.
  • And then of course, if you’re comfortable in that kind of environment, you can attend a protest or a march. But marching can’t be the only thing that you do, because the effects of protests only go so far.

At the end of the day, you do what you think is best for you. Not everyone can do everything, but anything you choose to do is better than you not doing anything. Don’t try to do everything at once if you can’t handle it/get overwhelmed, because you don’t want to stress yourself out, get burned out, and not be able to contribute in any way. And unplug sometimes. I myself have a hard time with this every now and then, but I have to remind myself that if I miss something, I have to trust that someone else noticed it and did something about it. And you can always catch up when you plug back in.

anonymous asked:

hello i am a friendly neighbourhood anon dropping in to say thank u for being made of sunshine and good things and i am sorry about your malt and i hope you have a better day tomorrow and that your blog cheers me up when i am down and you are a very cool person okay love you bye

oh my gosh this is a really sweet message ;A; honestly, seeing somebody i look up to a lot come out publicly really made my day???? and my dad went out and bought me a candy bar because he saw i was upset and its dumb but that really made me feel better

and so did this!!!! thank you i love you too you’re a good person for sending me this and i hope your day is good too!!!!

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I …well .. I do have an excuse for this actually. This is all @haikyoutooiguess ‘s fault. They were my exchange partner for the iwaoi exchange and had “KyouKen” written as their … fav other ship? :’D .. and……… then this happened? I’m sorry? Kind of?

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  He was the cliché bad boy. He was the guy you couldn’t stand. He was the handsome, hot kid who made girls go weak in the knees. He was a brat. You had never liked him one bit, but you had also never gotten involved with anything concerning him. Until one day, when you were in the wrong place, at the wrong time.

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MEMBER: jeon jungkook x reader (ft. kim taehyung)

GENRE: smut, romance, fluff

WORDS: 10 243

WARNINGS: mature & sexual content, profanity, dirty talk & other filth

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A/N: please beat my ass for taking over a fucking month with this. hopefully it was worth the wait tho ;). writing this killed me.

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Summery: Jughead and y/n get caught up in a heated moment by the lake

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The heat radiated off my skin as I stepped out of the water onto the riverbank. There was a warm subtle breeze hitting my face as I join the others sat on a large rock, beer cans and food around us. The gang had decided to start off the new term at school on a high note so we all met up by the river for the day and had a couple of drinks. The group consisted of Archie, Betty, Kevin, Veronica, Jughead and myself.

We all sat round on the rock sharing laughs and making plans for our future summer together. Although some moments weren’t as perfect as others due to there still being tension between some members of the group. There was an ominous feeling about the day as we’d all pushed aside the Jason Blossom case to free our minds of the stress for one weekend.

I sigh and take in a deep breath of fresh air, feeling cold, refreshing water droplets spin down my back from my wet hair. I run my fingers through it to untangle the knots that had appeared. I look to my left to see Jughead awkwardly looking around unsure of what to do with himself. A look of slight discomfort contorted onto his features.

“You okay Juggie?” I ask him quietly not wanting to draw the attention of others. He just looks at me and shrugs, a solemn look about him.

“You gonna strip those clothes off for us Juggie” Veronica cheekily flirted towards the only one still fully dressed at the time. Jughead just scoffed and looked away biting back  “Are you gonna learn to keep your clothes on Veronica?” gaining awkward hisses and coughs from the others.

“That’s a little harsh isn’t Jug, considering it’s still basically summer, are you not planning on getting in the water with the rest of us later on then?” I ask him discreetly smirking his way.

“If it gets too hot then sure i’ll come in, but it’s not necessary for me to sit here half naked and be even more uncomfortable” he passive aggressively comments throwing his arms into the air.

We all just let out breathy laughs and go back to coordinating normal conversation. Not that any of us could really have a normal conversation as our minds had been constantly filled with the conspiracies towards Jason’s death.

“So Archie, how’s your music coming along?” Betty questions the red headed boy sat opposite us. “Yeah it’s good, I’m just really trying to throw myself into writing really, right enough of this sitting around, who wants to get in the water with me?” Archie suggests standing up, Betty, V and Kevin all stand up and follow Archie into the water, all smiles and laughs. I really did love my friends.

“You don’t have to sit here with me because you feel sorry for me you know?” Jughead suddenly snaps looking towards me. “I’m not staying with you because I feel sorry for you, I’m staying here because I enjoy your company dumb ass” I laugh and playfully shove the raven haired boy. He chuckles and grabs my hands to stop me from pushing him. Goose bumps travel up my arms as his hands come into contact with mine. I lean in towards him and let myself collapse in his lap, my head looking up at him, while our hands were still intertwined he fiddled with my fingers.

“I love the way you act around me, you’re just more free” I say looking up at his beautiful face. His green eyes catch mine and he smiles, Not something many people got to see very often, but I had always had the ability to bring it onto his face.

“Well that’s because I’m comfortable with you, I don’t have to pretend to like you it just comes naturally” there was a few minutes silence after his confession, where we just sat enjoying each others company listening to the sounds of our surroundings. You could hear the water splashing and our friends laughs were heard over the buzzing of the nature. It was a truly breathtaking moment in time.

“Do you think we should tell them?” I ask him quietly not wanting to spoil the atmosphere.

“Tell them what?” He replies dumbly knowing exactly what i was talking about, just then he let go of one of my hands and brushed it through my hair, making loops around his fingers with the locks.

“About us” I retort flatly, not taking his sarcasm to heart.

“meh, why do they need to know right now, I don’t care just as long as you’re happy, but not everyone has to know our business, let them just sit and ship us for a while longer” he breaths out.

“yeah it is kinda fun watching them freak out over the little things isn’t it” I giggle and look down at our still intertwined hands. Jug just smiles and nods down at me.

“Right” I sigh standing up and pulling him with me, “take your clothes off we’re going for a swim” He groans in distaste pulling a face but still he shrugs his shirt over his head, kicking off his shoes. I couldn’t help but stare at his body as he removed the layers of clothes. His slightly indented stomach sort of gleamed as the sun hit his skin. He was perfect to me, not completely ripped like Archie, he had a slightly toned lanky figure which suited him well. Once he was ready I lightly pushed him back yelling over my shoulder.

“Race you to the water” I giggle running ahead. It didn’t take long for him to catch up and we joined the others in the water.

“well look who decided to show up” V commented splashing water up at me. I let out a small screech as the cold water splashed up at my body, I just laughed and splashed her back. Bad move. We had started a splashing war between the group, everyone screaming and laughing kicked and thrashing in the water to get everyone wet.

Even Jughead joined in and genuinely looked happy, something that goes a long way in my eyes, I loved to see him happy and smiling, a nice difference from his usual grumpy disposition.

We all carried on messing around in the water for a matter of time, when Betty suggested taking a swim around the lake, Her and Archie swam off and Veronica and Kevin were heavily enthused in competing on ‘who can do the better handstand’

“You wanna take a walk?” Jughead nudges me, his arm comes up to my waist and he tugs me towards the river bank again. I ring out the water from my hair as we walk towards the rock where his clothes were. He just shimmies on his jeans and hands me his flannel shirt, I look up at him and smile, putting the flannel on over my body.

We walk through the forest into a more secluded area, talking about nothing in general. I stop to look at the scenery before us. You could still see the lake peaking through the trees, and sunlight streaking through the gaps of branches. Jughead pulls me towards him by my waist and presses his lips against mine briefly. he pushes his forehead onto mine and breathes out “Beautiful” raising a hand to my face he strokes my cheek, his rough thumb stroking over my bottom lip, I look up into his eyes and notice the contentment in them.

He leans down pressing his lips to mine again, harder than before, his grip around my waist subconsciously tightens. My arms sling around his neck, one hand coming into contact with his face the other falling to the back of his head grasping the wavy raven locks in between my dainty fingers.

He slowly starts to walk me backwards not breaking the kiss until my back hits a tree. Both of his hands now resided on my waist tugging at the shirt he had so graciously handed to me. Our lips moved roughly against each others, both of us pouring our passion into the other person. My hands slipped down from his neck and rested on his smooth chest. Jughead pressed himself closer against me our chests now flush together. I could feel the rough bark from the tree behind me digging into my back. Giving me a slight sensation while our lips were meshed together.

I captured his bottom lip in between my teeth and lightly sucked on it before returning my lips to his. His hands slid round my waist to my lower back where he pulls me closer into his, if that’s even possible. The closeness between us right now was why we enjoyed being with one another, the raw connection we both felt never hesitated to send shivers down my spine.

“Woah! what’s going on here then guys” We hear the smug comment from Veronica, causing us to pull away from each other in shock. she just laughs and shakes her head. “I knew something was going on between you two” and walks away yelling to the others that she had some “big news”

“Well i guess the cats out of the bag then” Jug smiled and looked down at me, still holding onto my waist.

“Do you want me to go and tell her not to say anything?” I enquire looking up to him shyly, not really caring we were caught.

“Nah, let them all see I’m a fool for you” he replies pressing his forehead to mine smiling down at me. I just smile and lean up to press my lips to his once more. This really couldn’t have been a more perfect day.

heckinhowell  asked:

do you have an blog recs. i have literally not followed any new people and i just need more friends bc im a pathetic potato sack

oh boy do i have blog recs…

✨these are some mutuals that i love very very much and most of them are really talented content creators (gifs, icons, moodboards,text posts, etc) and i know you’ll love them too cause they’re literal angels:

@vincent-phan-gogh @our-smol-beans @danielbear @devilester @internetfathers @spaceboyedan @boncasphan @lcssamazingphil @hydratedhowell @dxntasies @pugjumper @little-cheeky-monkey  @phandum @lestershorizon @doinganap @frecklednp @dayphil @celestialesters @jpgghowell @lesterscorgi @blushinlester @the30s @punklester @homesicklester @phanwhom @cutefreckledfaces @aforeverhome @illuminati-dan @little-lester @danlands @gleephaniel @cuddlesphan @pepperminthowell @galaxylestrr @bumbledan @believerphil @sharkdan @tealeaveslester @liabilitylester @rosepetaldaniel @softphanboys @rosehowell @fallinghowell @latte-howell @sleeplessphilip @nyellointernet @problemdan @fringez @curlydans @mostlyphil @fondnp @phreckledphan @htmlditl @dankdeepdaniel @rebrandes @spacekiddan @cuddlingsun

*this was a really short list of my mutuals cause i tried to add just the blogs that mainly post dnp sorry !!*

✨here is a list of other blogs that i really admire and follow and appreciate them from afar cause we’re not mutuals but i still really love them:

@princessdan @dantichrist @phillp @pinkpastelphan @masochistphil @ratinof @danisnotoffice @gamingmas @forgetfullittleguy @dawniel @princephil @astronautdan @oops-phan @acurlyphil @glowinghowell @borkdan @donthavetobebrave @phansterdam

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