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morivan:

My dream for the 2016 presidential election is not having to choose which human rights I’m feeling like compromising on.

(via baileyeverywhere)

"If you’re ever around gay penguins and you see how much they love each other? That’s what we have." - Amy Poehler

(Source: feynificent, via cantcontrolthegay)

todaysdocument:

fdrlibrary:

Did you know that FDR named his beloved Scottish terrier after a distant Scottish ancestor? Upon receiving the pet as a gift in 1940, Roosevelt changed the dog’s name from “Big Boy” to “Murray the Outlaw of Falahill” — “Fala” for short — in homage to the famous John Murray of Falahill.
Fala became Roosevelt’s constant companion and the most famous dog in America.   
#Scotland 

With both the Scottish Independence Referendum and The Roosevelts documentary in the news this week, here’s a little piece of Rooseveltian-Scottish trivia, courtesy of our colleagues at the fdrlibrary.

Fala Photographing the Photographers at the White House, Washington, DC, 04/07/1942

 What are you following this week, The Roosevelts, or the referendum?

todaysdocument:

fdrlibrary:

Did you know that FDR named his beloved Scottish terrier after a distant Scottish ancestor? Upon receiving the pet as a gift in 1940, Roosevelt changed the dog’s name from “Big Boy” to “Murray the Outlaw of Falahill” — “Fala” for short — in homage to the famous John Murray of Falahill.

Fala became Roosevelt’s constant companion and the most famous dog in America.  

#Scotland

With both the Scottish Independence Referendum and The Roosevelts documentary in the news this week, here’s a little piece of Rooseveltian-Scottish trivia, courtesy of our colleagues at the fdrlibrary.

Fala Photographing the Photographers at the White House, Washington, DC, 04/07/1942

What are you following this week, The Roosevelts, or the referendum?

pewresearch:

Which traits are MOST important to teach your kids? Responsibility tops the list for both liberals and conservatives, but opinions diverge from there.

pewresearch:

Which traits are MOST important to teach your kids? Responsibility tops the list for both liberals and conservatives, but opinions diverge from there.