A Curious Eye

A Curious Eye

My name's Ben. I'm a 22 year-old recent grad living in Seattle. I've been told my gayness is only matched by my enthusiasm.
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whitehouse:

"I think the theme that stitched our conversation together was a belief that in politics and in life, the quality of empathy, the ability to stand in somebody else’s shoes and to care for someone even if they don’t look like you or talk like you or share your philosophy…that’s critical." —President Obama on his meeting with Pope Francis

whitehouse:

"I think the theme that stitched our conversation together was a belief that in politics and in life, the quality of empathy, the ability to stand in somebody else’s shoes and to care for someone even if they don’t look like you or talk like you or share your philosophy…that’s critical." —President Obama on his meeting with Pope Francis

breakingnews:

President Obama meets Pope Francis
NBC News: President Obama has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican for the 1st time during his trip across Europe and the Middle East. Pope Francis and President Obama shook hands and smiled warmly in front of cameras. “Thank you, it’s so nice to see you, good to see ya,” Obama repeated before the two men sat down for a meeting.
Photo: Pope Francis and President Obama meet at the Vatican (video still via NBC News)

breakingnews:

President Obama meets Pope Francis

NBC News: President Obama has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican for the 1st time during his trip across Europe and the Middle East.

Pope Francis and President Obama shook hands and smiled warmly in front of cameras. “Thank you, it’s so nice to see you, good to see ya,” Obama repeated before the two men sat down for a meeting.

Photo: Pope Francis and President Obama meet at the Vatican (video still via NBC News)

breakingnews:

Obama awards Medals of Honor to 24 minority veterans
CNN: President Barack Obama honored 24 Army veterans with the Medal of Honor today for their combat actions in Vietnam, Korea and World War II.
The White House said the soldiers were passed over for country’s highest military award because of discrimination.
"Some of these soldiers fought and died for a country that did not always see them as equal," Obama said during the ceremony at the White House. "…Their courage almost defies imagination."
Of the 24, only three are alive to receive the recognition and 10 never came home.
Photo: Spc. Santiago J. Erevia received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday. Erevia was a radiotelephone operator in Vietnam. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

breakingnews:

Obama awards Medals of Honor to 24 minority veterans

CNNPresident Barack Obama honored 24 Army veterans with the Medal of Honor today for their combat actions in Vietnam, Korea and World War II.

The White House said the soldiers were passed over for country’s highest military award because of discrimination.

"Some of these soldiers fought and died for a country that did not always see them as equal," Obama said during the ceremony at the White House. "…Their courage almost defies imagination."

Of the 24, only three are alive to receive the recognition and 10 never came home.

Photo: Spc. Santiago J. Erevia received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday. Erevia was a radiotelephone operator in Vietnam. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

whitehouse:

funnyordie:

10 GIFs from the Barack Obama Between Two Ferns
Enjoy all the best moments in GIFs from President Obama’s appearance on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.

Yeah… you should really watch this (and then visit HealthCare.gov).whitehouse:

funnyordie:

10 GIFs from the Barack Obama Between Two Ferns
Enjoy all the best moments in GIFs from President Obama’s appearance on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.

Yeah… you should really watch this (and then visit HealthCare.gov).whitehouse:

funnyordie:

10 GIFs from the Barack Obama Between Two Ferns
Enjoy all the best moments in GIFs from President Obama’s appearance on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.

Yeah… you should really watch this (and then visit HealthCare.gov).

whitehouse:

funnyordie:

10 GIFs from the Barack Obama Between Two Ferns

Enjoy all the best moments in GIFs from President Obama’s appearance on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.

Yeah… you should really watch this (and then visit HealthCare.gov).

(Source: mattsgifs, via sepiacircus)

Democrats Demand Administration Act On LGBT Workers’ Rights

Obama, the feckless tyrant

(Source: beybad, via greeklesbian)

President to favor shifting tax benefits from wealthy to poor

breakingnews:

Los Angeles Times: President Obama will propose a series of changes to the tax code in a budget plan Tuesday that would shift benefits from top earners to middle- and lower-income Americans, the White House said.

In his 2015 budget plan, Obama will propose expanding or making permanent tax credits aimed at the working poor, families with young children, and college students.
Obama’s budget would also expand access to retirement savings for people who do not have an employer-sponsored retirement plan.

Follow the latest developments with BreakingNews here.

Dog Whistle Politics: What if Only White People Voted?

momazhari:

burn-down-the-world:

This was the single funniest thing I have ever seen a president do.
I’M STILL LAUGHING.
I will never not reblog this.


Let’s all take a moment to remember that Obama actually fucking did this omg
momazhari:

burn-down-the-world:

This was the single funniest thing I have ever seen a president do.
I’M STILL LAUGHING.
I will never not reblog this.


Let’s all take a moment to remember that Obama actually fucking did this omg
momazhari:

burn-down-the-world:

This was the single funniest thing I have ever seen a president do.
I’M STILL LAUGHING.
I will never not reblog this.


Let’s all take a moment to remember that Obama actually fucking did this omg
momazhari:

burn-down-the-world:

This was the single funniest thing I have ever seen a president do.
I’M STILL LAUGHING.
I will never not reblog this.


Let’s all take a moment to remember that Obama actually fucking did this omg

momazhari:

burn-down-the-world:

This was the single funniest thing I have ever seen a president do.

I’M STILL LAUGHING.

I will never not reblog this.

image

Let’s all take a moment to remember that Obama actually fucking did this omg

(via greeklesbian)