The Red Folio

Apr 15 2014

(Source: evilbjork)

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adroit-designation:

…Oh, that’s right, we already wrote that. Good song though!

adroit-designation:

…Oh, that’s right, we already wrote that. Good song though!

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Listen/purchase: Poverty and War Forever by LESBIAN


Keeping with tonight’s mini-theme…

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Tell me there’s no war on the poor. Go on. Do it.

Mary Fallin Signs Ban On Minimum Wage Increase

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed a bill Monday prohibiting cities across the state from establishing mandatory minimum wage and employee benefits, including vacation or sick leave days.

Advocates of the new law contend that efforts to increase the minimum wage across various municipalities could potentially harm local business communities.

"This bill provides a level playing field for all municipalities in Oklahoma," state Rep. Randy Grau (R), a backer of the bill’s House version, said on Monday, according to the Associated Press. "An artificial raise in the minimum wage could derail local economies in a matter of months. This is a fair measure for consumers, workers and small business owners."

Opponents of the measure view the move by Oklahoma Republicans as retaliation against an initiative underway in Oklahoma City, where organizers have been gathering signatures to raise the city’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10, in line with President Barack Obama’s federal minimum wage proposal.

The petition, filed by the Central Oklahoma Labor Federation and attorney David Slane, would need to collect 80,000 signatures to reach a statewide vote.

Slane called the measure disappointing, criticizing the state legislature for stripping “the right of the people to decide minimum wage.”

Fallin defended her support for banning a minimum wage hike as an effort to protect consumers in a press release Monday, noting that “most minimum-wage workers are young, single people working part-time or entry-level jobs.”

"Mandating an increase in the minimum wage would require businesses to fire many of those part-time workers. It would create a hardship for small business owners, stifle job creation and increase costs for consumers," Fallin said. "And it would do all of these things without even addressing the goal of reducing poverty."

According to a February report by the Congressional Budget Office, raising the minimum wage from its current level of $7.25 to $10.10, while indexing future increases to inflation, would boost collective earnings by $31 billion for 33 million low-wage workers and lift an estimated 900,000 people out of poverty.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/15/oklahoma-minimum-wage_n_5152496.html

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lordofvermin:

"You’re a long way from home, pilgrim…"

lordofvermin:

"You’re a long way from home, pilgrim…"

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mscottwrites:

Most aggressive self-help meme I’ve seen in a while.

mscottwrites:

Most aggressive self-help meme I’ve seen in a while.

(Source: dorkilybeautiful)

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two crow heads rest atop your shoulders, eyes smoldering with fell energies. crackling black crystal pylons circle between the heads in a crown of dire power.
you have the lean torso of a she-wolf, fur black as midnight, six teats swollen with blasphemy (also milk. in fact, mostly milk).
you have two big fuckin black snakes instead of arms. they are fully functional and fierce as shit.
you have a long, crimson and yellow centipede body instead of legs. it ends in a head-like segment tipped by longer segmented legs, useful for grasping prey or fooling complete imbeciles into thinking your head is at the bottom of your body.
in place of genitals, you have a goat’s head whose every word is blasphemy. you’re not sure what to do with it in polite company. maybe cover it with a towel.
— Six heads baby (via goatwishes)

(via indielowercase)

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Apr 14 2014
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(Source: domowoi)

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jarons20:

Ritual by Guy Davis

jarons20:

Ritual by Guy Davis

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